Distinctly Catholic: I have been wondering when we were going to hear from the bishops in the U.S. who support the pope about Amoris Laetitia.
At Politico, Todd Purdum makes a case similar to one I made last week, namely, Secretary Clinton needs to do more than win the election, she needs to win it with a mandate more specific than "It's my time."
Distinctly Catholic: Although the Feast of St. Joseph itself is modern, the focus it seeks to highlight and enflesh is ancient.
At Commonweal, Tony Annett points to one of the principal difficulties with much of Catholic business ethics, namely, the ethics is kept extrinsic, a kind of add-on, but in the Catholic tradition, ethics should be applied intrinsically, to business decisions themselves.
At RNS, Cardinal Woelki of Cologne is labeled the "Antichrist" because he is defending Muslims.
Distinctly Catholic: It is not only important that you win the election in November. It is vital that you do so in such a way that you can govern effectively.
At Politico, former Speaker of the House tells us what he really thinks of Sen. Ted Cruz. I was not sure Boehner deserved his share of the Laetare award, but now he definitely has earned it. I love the fact that he said he would vote for Trump, but not Cruz.
Distinctly Catholic: Listening to Donald Trump's "serious" speech on foreign policy yesterday, complete with a teleprompter, brought a Winston Churchill quote to mind
In the Pittsburgh Post Gazette, Peter Smith looks at the role of religion in Pennsylvania's GOP primary. This is a smart piece with one obvious mistake: Jerry Falwell Jr. is not a Reverend; His brother Jonathan is.
Distinctly Catholic: Is Trump a victim? How about having two Methodists in the White House?