San Diego Bishop Tells Catholics to ‘All Become Disrupters’

Cardinals and bishops hold candles during the Easter Vigil at the St Peter's basilica on March 26, 2016 in Vatican. Christians around the world are marking the Holy Week, commemorating the crucifixion of Jesus Christ, leading up to his resurrection on Easter. AFP PHOTO / ALBERTO PIZZOLI / AFP / ALBERTO PIZZOLI (Photo credit should read ALBERTO PIZZOLI/AFP/Getty Images)

Deal W. Hudson February 20, 2017 Both the Catholic bishops of the United States and the Vatican have now virtually endorsed the strategy of “disruption” being used across the nation to oppose the new administration of President Trump. Held in Modesto, California, the U.S. Regional World Meeting of Popular Movements (WMPM), was sponsored by the U.S.… Continue reading San Diego Bishop Tells Catholics to ‘All Become Disrupters’

Gov. Christie–A Politician Who Understands Subsidiarity

Deal W. Hudson Because of the ongoing furor about who caused the holiday traffic jams in Northern New Jersey, much of what Gov. Christie has done well as governor has been forgotten. But, as governor of New Jersey, Chris Christie, has distinguished himself in two ways as a Catholic politician. Not only he is pro-life, but… Continue reading Gov. Christie–A Politician Who Understands Subsidiarity

The Self-Examination of a Politically Active Catholic

"Know thyself" from a Roman Mosaic

Deal W. Hudson Over the last four national elections, I have led outreach efforts to Catholic voters, specifically those who attend Mass regularly. During each campaign, I stressed the political importance of the settled, or non-negotiable issues as taught by the Catholic Church: opposition to abortion, same-sex marriage, euthanasia, fetal stem cell experimentation, and religious… Continue reading The Self-Examination of a Politically Active Catholic

Why Catholics Will Not Get Abortion Out of the Health Care Bill

Deal W. Hudson Published August 3, 2009 The Congress and the White House have little to fear from the bishops’ official statements opposing the abortion provisions in the health care bill. Unlike with President Barack Obama’s appearance at Notre Dame, there is no chorus of bishops’ voices rising in protest against the bill; most of… Continue reading Why Catholics Will Not Get Abortion Out of the Health Care Bill