A Christmas Rebellion?

A Christmas Rebellion?

As we continue through the wonderful 12 days of Christmas, columnist Randy Hain reflects on the days leading up to the celebration of Christ’s birth this year in the wider marketplace. An interesting read! Were your experiences similar to his? —ed. I have been pleasantly surprised this Christmas.  I was prepared to receive a tidal…
EEOC Violates Religious Liberty of Catholic College

EEOC Violates Religious Liberty of Catholic College

By Forcing Catholic College to Provide Insurance for Contraceptives the EEOC violates the US Constitution MANASSAS, Va. (Cardinal Newman Society) – The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has ruled that a small Catholic college must include coverage for artificial contraceptives in its employee health insurance plan, raising new concerns about the need for conscience…
Free Speech Attacked? Are Freedom of Religious Beliefs Affected too? You be the judge

Free Speech Attacked? Are Freedom of Religious Beliefs Affected too? You be the judge

In an August 4, 2009, blog post, White House officials wrote: ” ….There is a lot of disinformation about health insurance reform out there, spanning from control of personal finances to end of life care.  These rumors often travel just below the surface via chain emails or through casual conversation.  Since we can’t keep track…
The Notre Dame Brand

The Notre Dame Brand

Lest anyone think that the current graduation speaker controversy at the University of Notre Dame is merely a matter of partisan politics and media hype, it is worth a closer look. What is happening right now in South Bend, Ind., is not simply a critical moment of truth for a vaunted institution; it is also…
At What Cost Do We Stand Up for Principles?

At What Cost Do We Stand Up for Principles?

Another inspirational woman merely answers a question with candor and charity, standing up for Biblical principles, even though it may have cost her the Miss USA crown. That one moment, before millions of viewers and a live audience, dramatically affected her next year, her career, and how she will impact young people in the future.…
Cardinal Bertone Defends Religion in Public Square: Contends That Politics Needs Christianity

Cardinal Bertone Defends Religion in Public Square: Contends That Politics Needs Christianity

By Mirko Testa ROME, SEPT. 30, 2008 (Zenit.org)—Politics needs Christianity and it is therefore totally legitimate for believers to participate in the public square, says Benedict XVI’s secretary of state. Cardinal Tarcisio Bertone (pictured above) affirmed this today in Rome when he spoke at a conference titled “The Century of Beliefs,” on the occasion of…