01/30/17

Know-Nothing Catholics on Muslim Immigration – Crisis Magazine

“In order to protect Americans, the United States must ensure that those admitted to this country do not bear hostile attitudes toward it and its founding principles.” ∼ Executive order: Protecting the Nation from Foreign Terrorist Entry into the United  States It can be expected that Catholic bishops will respond with dismay to President Trump’s order banning …

Source: Know-Nothing Catholics on Muslim Immigration – Crisis Magazine

11/17/16

State Election Results: Church Won on Abortion, but Lost on Other Issues | ncregister.com

Assisted suicide, pro-death penalty and legalized marijuana ballot measures were approved, but pro-life candidates performed well overall.

Source: State Election Results: Church Won on Abortion, but Lost on Other Issues | ncregister.com

11/15/16

Put Not Your Trust in Princes – Crisis Magazine

Now that the election is over, the nation’s attention turns to the Trump presidency. Leaving the stage is an administration that made it public policy to assault religious institutions. Many Catholics supported Mr. Trump in the hope that he could secure the future of the Supreme Court and end the more anti-religious policies of the …

Source: Put Not Your Trust in Princes – Crisis Magazine

11/14/16

When Walls Are More Merciful Than Bridges – Crisis Magazine

A few days before the U.S. presidential election and at a time when European countries are hastily constructing barricades along their borders, Pope Francis said that nations should not be building walls, but bridges. “Mercy,” said the Pope, “is much more effective than walls.” He added that “all walls fall.” Well, yes. At the Last …

Source: When Walls Are More Merciful Than Bridges – Crisis Magazine

11/1/16

Wikileaks Reminds Us Why the Left Opposes Catholicism – Crisis Magazine

When Wikileaks recently dumped the cache of emails featuring Clinton staffers and allies mocking Catholics, and plotting a revolutionary “Catholic Spring,” I was neither shocked nor outraged. Granted, it is a little irritating to discover that the agenda-makers on the left look at you as though you were something they had just fished out of …

Source: Wikileaks Reminds Us Why the Left Opposes Catholicism – Crisis Magazine

11/1/16

Whats Wrong with Guaranteeing a Free College Education? – Crisis Magazine

Bernie Sanders failed in his bid for the presidency, but one of his major policy proposals—which helped to garner his much-discussed college student support—of guaranteeing free tuition at public universities and colleges is likely to continue to be pushed. It’s not surprising that this notion has gained traction, in light of the deepening student debt …

Source: Whats Wrong with Guaranteeing a Free College Education? – Crisis Magazine