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Getting Things Right

First appeared on 08/21/2012. Insights is also available to members via email delivery.

In the wake of some schools throwing their support behind the Philippine government's family planning program, the bishops there have warned Catholic schools that they could lose the Catholic name if the undermine Catholic teaching.

This is a welcome reminder. Also welcome is another frank assessment from an unexpected source of Mitt Romney's Vice Presidential running mate, Paul Ryan. Instead of simply reflecting partisan sentiments, Cardinal Timothy Dolan has lauded Paul Ryan as a 'great public servant'. That's two bishops now who have gone against the liberal grain and praised Ryan.

The other was Bishop Robert Morlino, who praised Ryan as I mentioned last week. We now have the complete text of his outstanding remarks on Subsidiarity, Solidarity, and the Lay Mission.

Ryan, of course, is only a Veep candidate. Romney's own moral and spiritual mileage may vary. But it is nice, at long last, not to have Catholic candidates perpetually defined by John F. Kennedy, who practically renounced his Faith to gain the White House.... [more content for subscribers]

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