Tag Archives: Paul Ryan

National Catholic Prayer Breakfast confirms a big guest speaker in addition to Card. Sarah!

This year on 17 May the 12th National Catholic Prayer Breakfast will be held in Washington DC. The keynote speaker is the great Robert Card. Sarah, Prefect of the Congregation for Divine Worship. A special guest speaker has also been … Continue reading

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Commonweal on Paul Ryan

From Commonweal in their latest number, comes this editorial against Rep. Paul Ryan (Gov. Romney’s VP pick). I can only assume that, given the timing of this, Commonweal is attacking Ryan because they want Obama to win.  I am sure … Continue reading

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Weigel on the Nuns on the Bus v Real Nuns

From NRO: The Sisters of Life were founded in 1991 by Cardinal John O’Connor and Mother Agnes Mary Donovan (a former Columbia psychology professor and clinician) as a new religious community of women dedicated to the defense of life at … Continue reading

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Wherein Fr. Z Makes a Suggestion for the Vice-Presidential Candidates’ Debate

Other people are starting to comment about an upcoming vice-presidential candidates’ debate. I have a suggestion. Perhaps the organizers should have something like the “mercy rule” used in some sports.   You know the rule: when one team runs up … Continue reading

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Dissecting a radical anti-Catholic feminist’s opinion piece

From the Guardian: Vatican orthodoxy does not represent all American Catholics Conservatives in the Catholic Church are pushing back against reformers, but progressives can find allies: it’s a broad church Claire Sahlin “Quit the church … Put women’s rights over … Continue reading

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Bp. Boyea (D. Lansing) skeptical about need for USCCB document on U.S. economy

When I heard that the bishops of the USCCB in their plenary session were talking about drafting a new document on the economy and related issues, I first reaction was “OH NO! Don’t they learn from history?” I also read … Continue reading

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