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  • Big bird, BS and birth control

    Big bird, BS and birth control
    WASHINGTON -- We shouldn't be talking about this silliness -- Big Bird, "bull -- er," or a girl's "first time." We should be talking about The Issues, we keep telling ourselves. But in the waning days of the presidential campaign, these are the issues --...
  • Notre Dame, Catholic Diocese, others file suit regarding HHS mandate

    Notre Dame, Catholic Diocese, others file suit regarding HHS mandate
    SOUTH BEND — The University of Notre Dame, the Catholic Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend and several other area organizations filed suit Monday challenging the constitutionality of a federal regulation that requires religious organizations to...
  • Cardinal Dolan Sues 3 Obama Cabinet Members

    Cardinal Dolan Sues 3 Obama Cabinet Members
    The Archdiocese of New York, joined by the Roman Catholic Diocese of Rockville Centre, filed a federal lawsuit Monday against three Cabinet officials in the Obama administration. It was the first, legal salvo in the feud over insurance funding for birth...
  • Notre Dame, catholic groups sue over federal contraception mandate

    Notre Dame, catholic groups sue over federal contraception mandate
    The University of Notre Dame and "a diverse group of plaintiffs" filed lawsuits Monday challenging the federal mandate that religious employers offer health insurance that includes coverage of contraceptives and birth control services, Notre Dame...
  • Cardinal writes to priests prior to election

    Cardinal writes to priests prior to election
    Cardinal Francis George today suggested that priests in the Chicago Archdiocese remind parishioners on Sunday that Catholic social teaching should guide their voting decisions next week. He pointed to statements issued in recent weeks by the U.S....
  • 'We have to work together'

    'We have to work together'
    Meet another member of South Florida's many-sided faith community. This week we're talking with the Rev. David Toups, incoming rector at St. Vincent de PaulMajor Seminary, near Boynton Beach. Q: What's the one most mistaken impression about priests? A:...
  • Regardless of how Supreme Court rules, federal government needs to get moving on immigration reform

    A funny thing happened on the way to the U.S. Supreme Court. The economy tanked. Immigrants stopped migrating. The skies parted, an opportunity for massive immigration reform by Congress appeared. Reasoning and sanity was restored to the land. At least,...
  • In Theory: Does the budget need a dose of morals?

    Religion pervades government in America. It's evident in the debates on abortion, religious freedom, gay rights and a host of other topics. But now a Christian leader is arguing that religion needs to be inserted into the one area where it isn't...
  • Catholic bishops declare 'Fortnight for Freedom'

    Catholic bishops declare 'Fortnight for Freedom'
    In what they call a celebration of liberty — and some see as another round against the Obama administration — Catholic bishops have declared a "Fortnight for Freedom" starting June 21. The nation's bishops are scheduling two weeks of prayers,...
  • Religious freedom rally set for today in Topeka

    Religious freedom rally set for today in Topeka
    Some people are celebrating the Supreme Court's ruling on health care. "I'm relieved the Supreme Court focused on the law and Constitution and not on the politics of it," Wichita resident Richard Harris says. But for others, like David Babich, it...
  • The Ryan-Romney ticket: Double trouble for GOP

    Scary things sometimes come in pretty packages. Take Paul Ryan. Most members of the media have a man-crush on him. When he released his 2012 budget, the New York Times raved about his "piercing blue eyes." He's the guy with "jet black hair and a touch of...
  • A practicing Catholic weighs in on Pope Francis

    A practicing Catholic weighs in on Pope Francis
    So much commentary about Pope Francis seems to come from non-Catholics and lapsed Catholics, I thought it might do some good to hear from a practicing Catholic. That's so we can dispense with some of the nonsense that we've been hearing about what the...