Bob Reilly discusses the Trump/Putin meeting and the real threat posed by Jinping’s China — July 28, 2018, hour 2

Bob Reilly returns to ‘Church and Culture’ to explain why the focus on Trump and Putin in Helsinki draws attention away from the far more serious threat posed by China under the leadership of Xi Jinping. https://avemariaradio.net/audio-archive/church-and-culture-july-28-2018-hour-2/

Catholic Bishops Gear Up to Beat Trump in 2020

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Deal W. Hudson June 18, 2018 The Catholic bishops met in Fort Lauderdale a few days ago. The dominating topic of discussion was politics, specifically, their official guide to Catholic voters, Forming Consciences for Faithful Citizenship. The Pope Francis faction, led by Cardinal Blase J. Cupich of Chicago, called for a complete rewriting of the document… Continue reading Catholic Bishops Gear Up to Beat Trump in 2020

Pope Can’t Equate Caring for Immigrants With Abortion

Deal W. Hudson April 10, 2018 Pope Francis get’s it. He understands why 52 percent of Catholic voters helped to elect Donald Trump in the face of fierce resistance from nearly all the of the U.S. Bishops, and the pontiff himself. What Pope Francis gets is precisely what has historically pushed Catholic Democrats to vote… Continue reading Pope Can’t Equate Caring for Immigrants With Abortion

Archbishop and Trump May Have Much in Common

Deal W. Hudson November 28, 2017 A few days ago, the archbishop of Canterbury, the Rt. Rev. Justin Welby was asked if he understands why Christians in the U.S. support President Trump in such large numbers. “No, I don’t understand it,” said Welby. “I really, genuinely do not understand where that is coming from.” Nevertheless, there… Continue reading Archbishop and Trump May Have Much in Common

Contempt for Trump Undermining European Civility

Deal W. Hudson October 11, 2017 When was the last time you told a visitor from another country that their head of state was a “fool” or a “disgrace”? When is the last time you visited a country and lectured those you met on the “horrors” of their elected national leader? The perpetrators of mass… Continue reading Contempt for Trump Undermining European Civility

Mass Hysteria Driving Attacks on the President

Deal W. Hudson August 30, 2017 I know I am not alone in being bewildered by the daily pummeling of President Trump throughout the media. We are witnessing something more than the usual criticism any politician can expect. Instead, it’s become a kind of madness, where the president can be depicted with his head cut off, standing… Continue reading Mass Hysteria Driving Attacks on the President

Artists Who Slam President Trump Slamming Rest of Us Too

Deal W. Hudson July 24, 2017 “I don’t do idiots,” says composer Philip Glass, is the latest in a long list of derogatory comments by prominent artists about President Trump. Recall all the performers who self-righteously announced their intention not to perform at the inaugural, even if asked, including Elton John, Garth Brooks, Kiss, Celine Dion, Andrea Bocelli,… Continue reading Artists Who Slam President Trump Slamming Rest of Us Too

Theocrat Trump Accusation Laughable, Unoriginal

Deal W. Hudson July 19, 2017 There’s been much consternation following the publication of an article in Civiltà Cattolica attacking the alliance between Evangelicals and conservative Catholics in recent presidential elections. The authors, Antonio Spadoro and Marcelo Figueroa, don’t manage to produce a single charge that was not already thrown at President George W. Bush under the marquee heading of… Continue reading Theocrat Trump Accusation Laughable, Unoriginal

Trump, Pope Have Opportunity to Forge Meaningful Alliance

Deal W. Hudson May 23, 2017 When the pope and the president meet in the Apostolic Palace — the official residence of the pope in Vatican City — this Wednesday, they will be setting a much-needed example for a nation convulsed by post-election tantrums. Conservative speakers are disinvited on college campuses, conservative professors become objects… Continue reading Trump, Pope Have Opportunity to Forge Meaningful Alliance

Cardinal Dolan’s Praise for Trump Interrupts USCCB Pattern of Criticism

Deal W. Hudson April 13, 2017 Cardinal Timothy Dolan, chair of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops’ (USCCB) Committee on Pro-Life Activities, has issued a statement that “welcomed the State Department’s April 4 announcement that it will withhold federal funding from the U.N. Population Fund (UNFPA) because UNFPA monies go to Chinese agencies that… Continue reading Cardinal Dolan’s Praise for Trump Interrupts USCCB Pattern of Criticism