Tag Archives: Church and State

The War on Churches on the “Wrong Side of History” Comes to Des Moines

From KCCI, our local CBS affiliate: WEST DES MOINES, Iowa —A local man said he was denied a teaching job because he is gay.Tyler McCubbin said the Dowling Catholic High School president made him an offer, but later revoked it … Continue reading

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Politics and the Devil

Archbishop Chaput recently gave a talk addressing the right of pro life advocates to advance our beliefs in the public square.  There is a lot of meat to gnaw on in the talk which is posted on the Public Discourse … Continue reading

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A Bishop vs A Politician

In the year 390, that is. “There is a remarkable event that took place between the Emperor Theodosius  and  St. Ambrose, Bishop of Milan. What makes it remarkable is that it shows an ancient Bishop interacting with an ancient politician … Continue reading

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The Church and the Public Square

A young woman asked me a question, during a fundamentals of the faith class that I offer , called Roots of Faith, She asked, “why does the Church get involved in political issues: what about the separation of Church and … Continue reading

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