Who Are the People of Praise?

Ever since the nomination of Amy Coney Barrett to the United States Supreme Court, she has come under relentless attack from media personalities, and political pundits, for her alleged membership in the “dark and mysterious cult” called the ‘People of Praise’ (POP). So what are the ‘People of Praise?’ Are they a cult? I’ll address […]

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Democrats Say: “The Only Good Catholic is a Lapsed Catholic”

The only Good Catholic is a Lapsed Catholic. That’s what the Democrats believe. That’s what they preach. That’s what they demonstrate. And this has been going on for a very, very long time. It’s just now center stage for the first time in a heat of a presidential election. So many Catholics (otherwise clueless on […]

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An Episcopal Challenge for Elections

This is a friendly challenge, and a recommendation, to all individual American bishops who care about the spiritual safety of their flocks. Some of you may be aware that the US Bishops Voters Guide, Forming Consciences for Faithful Citizenship, is a complete flop among the laity. There are multiple reasons for this. First, it’s too […]

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Roe v. Wade — America’s Holocaust

In recent days, some US states have been passing strong anti-abortion legislation. My own home State of Missouri is included in that, and I’m proud to say I’ve been writing my state legislators for months to push it through. It’s comforting to know I had a small part in this. The same goes for anyone […]

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Why Catholics Can’t be Democrats

Suppose this were 1930 Germany, and we were listening to some Catholics tell us that while they disagreed with the racial policies of the Nazi Party, they favored the party’s stand on social safety nets and feeding the poor. So that made membership in the Nazi Party okay, right? Or suppose this were 1920 Russia, […]

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What Will Happen When Roe v Wade is Overturned?

Roe v Wade is bad constitutional law. It will be overturned eventually, one way or another, but the question is “when?” We cannot know the answer to that but it could potentially happen sooner than we think. So exactly what is Roe v Wade, and what does it do? On 22 January 1973, the Supreme […]

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When St. Patrick Weeps

What happened in Ireland is so terrible because of the implications behind it. In the United States, the American people never voted, en masse, to legalise abortion. Outside of the very liberal “blue” states, where politicians can’t even get elected unless they’re at least modestly pro-abortion, the vast majority of American states (“red” states in […]

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