"Fake" Catholics, Round 3
DC archdiocese taking it on the chin
Upping the ante in the culture wars
Take down the cross...
That can be sung to the same tune as "Lift high the cross," but the meaning is considerably different. It's the song many public schools in Italy will be singing if a new European court ruling against religious symbols in public school classrooms goes into effect.
Catholic conundrum on health care
Hell has frozen over: I agree with Bill Donohue
US Bishops GOP hacks on health care? Part 2
Jeff Pinyan, generously playing bishops' advocate, raises the question in my previous post about whether there is a distinction in Catholic social teaching between "medical care" and "health care" when it is considered to be a natural human right. Good question, especially given the advice to any student of theology or church teaching: "Seldom affirm, never deny, always distinguish."
US Bishops GOP hacks on health care?
Choice words from Catholics for Choice
Dan Gilgoff, a religious reporter and blogger for US News and World Report, posted an interesting conflict over President Obama's appointee to the Department of Health and Human Services Faith-based position. The appointee, Alexia Kelley, formerly led Catholics in Alliance for the Common Good, which worked pretty hard during the last two elections to broaden the Catholic political discussion beyond abortion.
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