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Tim Kaine’s Catholic Problem

Vice presidential candidate Tim Kaine’s habit of showcasing his faith credentials is proving to be a two-edged sword, as more and more Catholics find his ambiguous relationship with Church teaching to be deeply problematic.


Gay Lobby Puts Six U.S. Bishops On Hate List

Six U.S. Bishops are sufficiently principled to earn a place on a hate list published by the GLAAD gay lobby, just prior to Pope Francis’ visit to the United States. Through its guide, GLAAD hopes to dictate to the media which terms to use and which to avoid in discussing homosexuality, as well as pointing out possible “pitfalls” in reporting on LGBT Catholics. It also suggests a series of story lines and angles to take in reporting to highlight the positive sight of LGBT life.

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Archbishop: No Equivalence Between Abortion And Other Social Justice Issues

The archbishop went on to explain that while nearly all Catholic dioceses in the United States – including his own – spend far more time and talent on providing social services to the poor rather than on opposing abortion, the fact remains that “children need to survive the womb before they can have needs like food, shelter, immigration counseling and good health care.”

Archibishop of Philadelphia Charles Joseph Chaput attends a news conference at the Vatican