N.Y. Catholics Groups Win Court Bar to Contraception Mandate

Christie Smythe Bloomberg.com 12/16/2013

A group of Catholic health and educational organizations don’t have to comply with a federal Affordable Care Act requirement to provide their employees with contraception coverage, a federal judge in New York ruled.

U.S. District Judge Brian Cogan in Brooklyn today barred the government from enforcing the mandate against Catholic Health […]

Napolitano: Pope Francis should be saving souls, not pocketbooks

Church teaching on personal freedom includes a moral imperative to work and share

Andrew P. Napolitano The Washington Times 12/4/2013

…His encyclical, titled “Joy of the Gospel,” attacks free-market capitalism because it takes too long for the poor to get rich. “They are still waiting,” the pope wrote. Without capitalism, which rewards hard work and […]

Obama’s call to close Vatican embassy is ‘slap in the face’ to Roman Catholics

Cheryl K. Chumley The Washington Times 11/26/2013

The Obama administration, in what’s been called an egregious slap in the face to the Vatican, has moved to shut down the U.S. Embassy to the Holy See — a free-standing facility — and relocate offices onto the grounds of the larger American Embassy in Italy.

The new […]

Catholic Church set to launch mass immigration amnesty pitch in the US

Frau Katze Blazing Cat Fur 9/2/2013

Starting Sept. 8, services at participating churches around the US will include a pulpit-generated push for amnesty, including a call for pew members to get involved. Among the church’s plans are scheduled marches and telephone blitzes to the offices of 60 Catholic House Republicans, demanding immigration reform. Speaker of […]

Fed-up Catholic Bishop Leaves Democratic Party for GOP After 44 Years: ‘I Just Couldn’t Do It Anymore’

Jason Howerton The Blaze 8/14/2013

The head of the diocese of Providence, R.I., said he left the Democratic Party for the GOP after witnessing the pro-abortion, pro-same sex marriage stance of the party at the 2012 Democratic National Convention.

For Catholic Bishop Thomas Tobin, that was his “a-ha moment.” He had been a registered Democrat […]

Pelosi: Late-Term Abortions ‘Sacred Ground’

Top House Democrat can’t explain moral difference between Gosnell slayings and late-term abortions.

John McCormack The Weekly Standard 6/13/2013

At a Thursday press conference, House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi condemned a bill that would prohibit abortions during the final four months of pregnancy with exceptions for when the life or physical health of the mother […]