In this morning's USA Today, Cardinal Timothy Dolan, president of the USCCB, has an opinion piece on immigration reform.
My friend Rick Garnett had a thoughtful reply to my article on Friday, which he posted here at Mirror of Justice.
Garnett makes the point that he has not relied on the “cooperation with evil” argument in advocating against the
Over at The New Republic, John Judis looks at the diminishing prospects for immigration reform in the House as Rep. Raul Labrador (R-ID) abandons the "Gang of Eight" in that chamber. Judis is a smart analyst, and his warnings about the prospect of immigration reform must be taken seriously.
George Weigel did an interview with LifeSiteNews about Pope Francis. I almost admire the shamelessness with which Weigel plugs his latest book. But, as a friend noted in an email this morning, it must be said that George Weigel may be the only person on the planet who can do an interview about Pope Francis and not mention the poor.
Tom Sharpe died at the age of 85 yesterday. This makes me very sad.
My friend Doug Kmiec has a beautiful remembrance of Robert Francis Kennedy and his enduring influence at The Huffington Post.
Distinctly Catholic: The bishops can use their time together to reflect upon their public witness in the light of the election of Pope Francis.
The first thing to remember about D-Day is that it is something of a misnomer. It was not one day, although I am sure it was a memorable day for those who landed on the beaches of Normandy and for the families of those whose loved ones were lost on June 6, 1944. In fact, months and months of preparation had gone into the planning for what was the largest amphibious operation in the history of the world.
Readers may have already seen this op-ed in the Tallahassee News, written by Richard Trumpka, head of the AFL-CIO and Sr. Simone Campbell, executive director of NETWORK. It is great to see the Church and the labor movement arm-in-arm and if there were more of this, the Church might not be losing so many white working class Catholics!
I think my job of surveying the web for nutty things conservative Christians say is about to become a whole lot easier.