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  • First Things' Fr. Neuhaus Criticizes Archbishop Wuerl on Pro-Abortion Politicians Fiasco

    01/28/2007 6:44:58 PM PST · by A.A. Cunningham · 17 replies · 483+ views
    LifeSite ^ | 25 January 2007 | John-Henry Westen
    † Home | Previous Page | Source URL: Thursday January 25, 2007 First Things' Fr. Neuhaus Criticizes Archbishop Wuerl on Pro-Abortion Politicians Fiasco By John-Henry Westen WASHINGTON, DC, January 25, 2007 ( - The fallout from the decision of new Washington Archbishop Donald W. Wuerl to remain silent in the face of Democratic House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's flagrant abuse of the Catholic Church continues.† On January 22, the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette picked up on the story about statements by Human Life International Leader Fr. Tom Euteneuer and American Life League President Judie Brown criticizing Archbishop Wuerl for...
  • A Sword Will Pierce Your Heart (The dark side of Christmas.)

    12/22/2005 11:46:42 AM PST · by Mrs. Don-o · 46 replies · 861+ views
    National Review Online ^ | December 22, 2005 | Amy Welborn
    About a year ago, my husband and I traveled across the chilly cornfields of Indiana to have our younger son baptized...Babies, love, and family. Comfort, joy, and peace... But perhaps not so fast... What [we]forget, neglect or conveniently ignore is what we can not-too-dramatically call the Dark Side of Christmas. The really traditional Christian remembrance of the Nativity is not about sweetness. It is about awe, fear, and trembling, and it is shot through with hints of suffering to come. Mary, with a scandalous pregnancy. Joseph, courageous enough to take her on despite it. A birth among farm animals. The...
  • Who Is This Amy Welborn?

    02/13/2006 6:02:18 PM PST · by Coleus · 39 replies · 781+ views
    New Oxford Review ^ | April 2003
    We've been reading Amy Welborn's columns in Our Sunday Visitor for a while, and we almost always agree with what she has to say. Moreover, she writes engagingly. Of late we've been wondering: Who is this Amy Welborn? She reveals a lot -- more than we wanted to know -- in her article in the January 17, 2003 Commonweal titled "My Husband, the Priest." It turns out that Mrs. Welborn is forty-something and is, after an annulment, in her "second marriage." Hmmm. We thought Catholics could only be married once. If you have an annulment, your "first marriage" was an...