Politics

Why I Love the Sinner and Hate the Sin

I recently read an article on Huffington Post entitled “Why I Can’t Say ‘Love the Sinner/Hate the Sin’ Anymore.” The author, Micah Murray, is obviously a very caring individual, and I understand where he is coming from. He hates the idea that we would see gays – or anyone – as someone substandard, someone who is “other” …

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Cardinal Dolan, Can You Please Clarify?

So I have to admit I’m pretty confused about something one of the leaders of the Church recently said. It seems to be the thing to do lately, so I might as well hop on the bandwagon. I’m not mad about something Pope Francis said, though. I know he’s been in the press a lot …

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Come Over Here and SayThat to My Face

Rape, incest, and mother’s life…oh, and abused children. Better aborted than abused. How many times have we heard these “acceptable” exceptions to an outright ban on abortions? It is easy to understand and even sympathize with the mindset that finds these exceptions to be allowable. No sane person wants to inflict further suffering on someone …

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Being Caring (and Careful) When Facing “Hail Satan”

I’m not much of a Twitter person, but a happenstance check on the site today revealed a uniquely befitting paradox: the words “Hail Satan” were trending, because pro-lifers were using them often – to describe, of course, what pro-abortion activists were saying in Texas. Apparently, someone had caught a video of pro-abortionists chanting the phrase …

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Catholics, Marriage, and the Supreme Court

The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops recently issued a letter entitled “Marriage and the Supreme Court.”  This bulletin insert, to be distributed nationwide, is nothing particularly earth-shaking.  It describes the two cases presently before the court, and provides information on what people can do to advocate for marriage as defined by Christian Tradition. Of course this …

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