Tag Archive for Catholics

New Rules: From Pope Francis

Pope Francis

I’m not Catholic; at this point in my life I can best describe myself as agnostic when it comes to my faith, spiritual in my beliefs. But I do find that the teachings of people of all faiths to be instructive at times. Such is the case with Pope Francis.

‘Gay Marriage’ Challenges Christianity’s Credibility

The following was written by a friend, Karen Ocamb. She’s a brilliant journalist and posted this on her blog, LGBT POV, yesterday. It is presented here with her permission. There’s an old saying: “The Devil screams the loudest just before leaving the room.” After last night’s devastating loss of marriage equality in Maine 52.84% –…

Obama Gaining Catholic Votes

This column by Tim Rutten in today’s LA Times is heartening and shows American Catholics are voting for a candidate based on his overall positions on issues instead of one a single and divisive issue. From the column: In fact, nearly one-third of all Pennsylvanians are Catholics, and in recent weeks, McCain’s candidacy has received…