Reaction to the State of the Church in America

Deal W. Hudson February 2006 My response to the report, State of the Catholic Church in America. “Bishops do not like to be scrutinized by the laity” was the reaction of a friend of mine to the news of this survey. He predicted that the bishops would be irritated, to say the least, at the presumption… Continue reading Reaction to the State of the Church in America

Love Where There Could Have Been Hate

Deal W. Hudson March 1, 2006 I have just returned from Rome, where a senior member of the Curia asked me to tell readers of The Window the following story. You may have already heard its beginning but in all likelihood, not its end. On Sunday, February 5, 2006, while praying in his church, an… Continue reading Love Where There Could Have Been Hate

Ten Things Republicans Must Do To Keep the Religious Vote

Republican Elephant

Deal W. Hudson August 26, 2006 A recent New York Times article reported a Pew Forum poll showing that significantly fewer people view the Republican Party as “friendly” to religion. “The survey found that the proportion of Americans who say the Republican Party is friendly to religion fell 8 percentage points in the last year, to 47… Continue reading Ten Things Republicans Must Do To Keep the Religious Vote

An Evangelical Ponders the Presidency

Deal W. Hudson September 25, 2006 If you know the name Huckabee it’s probably from the popular movie or the highly publicized weight-loss campaign of the Arkansas Governor. My wife is politically astute and very knowledgeable. When I told her I was meeting with Gov. Mike Huckabee of Arkansas, she quickly replied, “Oh, he’s the… Continue reading An Evangelical Ponders the Presidency