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Crime, Sin, and Politics

By Ronald J. Rychlak

On January 9, the Illinois House deliberated less than 90 minutes before voting 114-1 to impeach Gov. Rod Blagojevich. The case then went to the... (Read more)
As Washington D.C. geared up (or in my case, hunkered down) in preparation for the unprecedented influx of people expected to attend the... (Read more)
Last week, startled by the vehemence some Catholics expressed against Israel on her blog in the wake of the attack on Gaza, Dawn Eden noted a... (Read more)

Why Conception?

By Michael Baruzzini

In response to Vice-President elect Joe Biden's erroneous public comments on the Catholic Church's teachings on abortion, USCCB Chairman Justin... (Read more)
\The election is over, and the changes are already beginning. For sincere Catholics, the most disappointing prospect is President-elect Barack... (Read more)

A Prime Minister and Two Cardinals

By Rev. George W. Rutler

Ordinarily this column is devoted to people I have known. Our current national crisis is an excuse for me to mention three exceptions. I cannot... (Read more)
One of the great strengths of the Roman Republic was its courageous realism. When Hannibal defeated the Romans in the first great encounter... (Read more)
Now that Barack Obama has been elected president of the United States, one hopes he will be able to carry through on his campaign promise of... (Read more)

It Can Happen Here

By John Zmirak

Our choices matter. They hurtle before us into eternity, dragging us in their wake. And in this election, more than any in the United States since... (Read more)
As a pro-life Catholic, I wouldn't vote for a politician with radical pro-choice views. And, for the most part, even those who disagree with me... (Read more)

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