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NPR piece on the resurgence of bishops in the public square

On the site of National Public Radio there is an audio story about the fact that strong Catholic bishop are beginning to regain their voice in the public square. My emphases and comments: On Social Issues, Bishops Flex Political Muscle … Continue reading

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“Catholic Democrats” … “Sycophantic Toadies”… take your pick

Just how deeply sycophantic are the political toadies of the group Catholic Democrats? They are worked up about the interchange between Bp. Tobin of Providence and pro-abortion Rep. Patrick Kennedy (D-RI).  The group Catholic Democrats want abortion as part of … Continue reading

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Catholic League on Chris Matthew’s shame

From The Catholic League: From the Catholic League: Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on the way MSNBC host Chris Matthews handled his interview with Providence Bishop Thomas Tobin last night on “Hardball”: We were deluged with phone calls, faxes … Continue reading

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An analysis of the Bp. Tobin “Hardball” interview

From American Magazine comes this with my emphases and comments. We have seen Michael Sean Winters before here on WDTPRS.  He wrote a hit piece about Patrick Madrid some months ago. Here is a day I didn’t think would arrive … Continue reading

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Bp. Tobin… Chris Matthews… you decide.

Bp. Tobin… Chris Matthews… you decide.

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POLL ALERT! Another on Bp. Tobin and pro-abortion Patrick Kennedy

USNews & World Report has a POLL on Bishop Tobin’s decision to ask pro-abortion Catholic Rep. Patrick Kennedy not to receive Holy Communion. You know what to do. Here is the question: Should America’s Roman Catholic bishops ask elected officials … Continue reading

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POLL ALERT!! Bp. Tobin and Rep. Kennedy over Holy Communion.

I posted about the decision of Bp. Tobin of Providence, Rhode Island to ask pro-abortion Catholic Rep. Patrick Kennedy (D-RI) not to present himself for Holy Communion. Bishop Tobin has pointed out that Rep. Kennedy’s pro-abortion stance is incompatible with … Continue reading

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Rep. Patrick Kennedy (D-RI)… time to make a choice!

In an AP story we read about the next step in the Catholic Church’s reclamation of the public square. We have read about Bp. Tobin of Providence and Rep. Patrick Kennedy (D-RI) before. My emphases and comments. RI bishop asked … Continue reading

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Bp. Tobin publicly instructs Rep. Patrick Kennedy (D-RI)

You may be aware that His Excellency Most Rev. Thomas J. Tobin, Bishop of Providence, has been openly correcting a very public errant member of his flock, pro-abortion Catholic Congressman Patrick Kennedy (D-RI). Here is a message from Bishop Tobin … Continue reading

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