Tag Archives: POTUS

Obama gives Amish complete exemption. Catholics? Talk to the hand! Why? Why do you think?

A few days ago Sr. Mary Ann Walsh at the USCCB Blog posted this:
Friday, March 9, 2012
Amish, Ok. Catholics, No.
The Amish are exempt from the entire health care reform law. So are members of Medi-Share, a program of Christian Care … Continue reading

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Common ground?

Via the great Vincenzo:

Remember his promises at Notre Dame?  The hopes of Card. Cottier?  The excuses of Doug Kmiec? The panting of L’Osservatore Romano?
Don’t forget that Vincenzo has the Pius Clocks!

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Card. George writes about unity, Pres. Obama’s attacks, and Catholics who don’t stand with the bishops.

Card. George of Chicago offers observations about the present situation we face as a Church in the United States even as the President of the United States attacks the Church.
He first speaks about the “ad limina” visit he is making … Continue reading

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“If you are not on offense you are on defense.” So… what’s next?

The Obama Administration has to… has to… fold when it comes to the HHS mandate and their attack on the Catholic Church and the 1st Amendment.
While it is true that Pres. Obama is an ideologue, it is also true that … Continue reading

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ACTION ITEM! White House PETITION to rescind the anti-Catholic HHS Mandate.

On the site of the White House a petition was initiated requesting that the Obama Administration’s HHS mandate be rescinded.
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The real resistance against Pres. Obama’s war on the Catholic Church will … Continue reading

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Archbp. Carroll’s “Prayer for Government”

According to the barest reading of Article II, Section 3 of the U.S. Constitution,
“[The President] shall from time to time give to Congress information of the State of the Union and recommend to their Consideration such measures as he shall … Continue reading

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SCOTUS unanimous decision upholding religious liberty, “ministerial exception”

My mind returns to the moment in Pres. Obama’s State of the Union Address when he chose to scold the Justices of the Supreme Court of the United States, while they sat and, from decorum and custom, could do nothing … Continue reading

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When we are detained, at least we’ll be held “on common ground”.

Are you making a list of what is at stake in the upcoming presidential election cycle?
This comes from Life Site with my emphases:
Constitutional experts: pro-life ‘terrorists’ could be permanently detained without trial under law
by Ben Johnson
Wed Jan 04, 2012 11:44 … Continue reading

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Fr. Z about, and to, Mr. Gingrich. Implantation? Not conception?

How many times have we heard that presidential candidate and former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich is smart? I would pay money to watch a debate between Mr. Gingrich and Pres. Obama.
People can convert, grow, change, mature, etc. … Continue reading

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CL: The Obama Administration v. The Catholic Church

From The Catholic League:
CATHOLIC CHURCH VS. OBAMA SHOWDOWN
November 28, 2011
Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on the upcoming showdown between the Obama administration’s Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and the Catholic Church:
On December 1, the House Committee on … Continue reading

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