Category Archives: Politics

America Needs Conversion, Not Change

Stephen Kent of the Catholic News Service raised some great points in his recent column, published in the Georgia Bulletin. The word “Change” has been overused and poorly defined in recent political contexts. He writes: It seems that what is … Continue reading

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Is It a Sin to Vote for a Pro-Abortion Candidate?

Catholic apologist and author Patrick Madrid has a free video available on his website answering the question “Is it a sin to vote for a pro-abortion candidate?” The site’s promo: In an effort to help raise awareness among Catholics and … Continue reading

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Advice for the Election

Father William Maestri offers some great advice for Navigating the Political Season in the latest Georgia Bulletin. …our Catholic faith, especially Catholic social teaching, calls for us to take seriously the responsibilities of citizenship. Participation is more than an exercise … Continue reading

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Soap-Opera Inspired Rumors

Sarah Palin’s announcement that her 17-year-old unmarried daughter is pregnant was apparently triggered by left-wing rumors that the governor had faked her own recent pregnancy to pass off her daughter’s child as her own. See the blog post at The … Continue reading

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Gov. Palin a Pro-Family, Pro-Life Champion

Senator John McCain’s selection of Alaska Governor Sarah Palin as his vice presidential running mate is a definite home run. She is an outspoken pro-family and pro-life politician and will help strengthen the Republican ticket in this November’s election. Palin … Continue reading

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Bishops Clamp Down on “Pro-Choice Catholic” Politicians

It’s good to see many of our bishops clamping down on politicians who claim to be Catholic, but publicly denounce the Church’s teachings on the issue of life. Today, the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops issued a statement against … Continue reading

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Morals, Schmorals…We See a Market Opportunity

Hallmark, the nation’s largest greeting card company, has introduced same-sex wedding cards. According to the Associated Press story, “Hallmark says the move is a response to consumer demand, not any political pressure.” The article goes on to quote a Hallmark … Continue reading

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McCain and Obama Paper Dolls

Just when you thought the election season couldn’t get any more exciting, suddenly a new earth-shattering product is launched: Presidential Candidate Paper Dolls! Oh, I know what you’re thinking. How have we survived without these in the past? But more … Continue reading

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Bush Worships in China

Before attending some Olympic events, President Bush began his Sunday in China attending a worship service at Beijing’s Kuanjie church, which is an officially recognized Protestant congregation. He remarked: Laura and I just had the great joy and privilege of … Continue reading

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Dirty Money: UGA gets $9.2M grant for embryonic stem cell research

After reading that the University of Georgia (my alma mater) is receiving a $9.2 million grant to fund embryonic stem cell research, I wrote this post to the Atlanta Business Chronicle’s article: True service to humanity begins with respect for … Continue reading

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