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Canonizing Joe Biden

Canonizing Joe Biden? I know my Republican friends will think this is a misprint. A week or so ago I would have thought the same thing. I regarded Biden as a man of little competence and less integrity whose most significant “achievement” was using...

Anatomy of a Bizarre Election

The 2020 election results won’t be final until the ballot challenges and court cases are decided, and the process could be long and involved. Given the information available as I write, the odds favor Biden winning and Trump losing. If this proves...

Enhancing Biden’s Image with Catholics

For many decades, Democrats have been able to count on the votes of a majority of Catholic voters, mainly because Democrat candidates have been seen as respectful of the Catholic Church and supportive of its social teachings. However, 2020 campaign...

Let Catholic Voters Beware

The article is titled  Trump or Biden? What’s a Catholic voter to do? and the author is Thomas Reese, an accomplished Jesuit priest. Depending in large part on one’s experience with Jesuit writings, one might expect either a profoundly...

Joe Biden’s “Type 2” Socialism

Joe Biden revealed on Thursday the first part of “Build Back Better,” his plan for economic recovery from the COVID crisis. As Morning Brew reports, Biden plans to spend: $300 billion on “R&D for advanced tech industries such as batteries...

Denying Communion to Joe Biden, Part 3

The Cushing principle discussed in Part 1 and Part 2 of this essay—that expressing one’s beliefs in the public square or the halls of Congress imposes them on others—is false because it is based on flawed reasoning. That...

Denying Communion to Joe Biden, Part 2

Part 1 of this essay argued that the denial of communion to Joe Biden was appropriate and objections to that denial were based on two false ideas—that the Catholic view of abortion is unreasonable, and that when elected officials support the...

Denying Communion to Joe Biden

In the midst of his campaign for the Democrat presidential nomination, former Vice-President Joe Biden was denied Holy Communion by Father Robert Morey in Florence, South Carolina. Public reaction was mixed. Some people were outraged that a man long...