Click here to advertise on CatholicCulture.org

The Insights eNewsletter

Catholics Fail to Defend Their Religious Liberty

First appeared on 09/25/2012. Insights is also available to members via email delivery.

A new Pew Survey shows a marked reluctance of Catholics to oppose the reelection of Barack Obama, the force behind the HHS Mandate requiring support of contraception, sterilization and abortion. In On the Culture today, I comment on The Pew Survey's Most Sobering Result.

The continuing lack of discipline among Western Catholics when it comes to their political stands against intrinsic immorality has led to frequent discussions of the advisability of applying appropriate canonical penalties. Therefore, I also consider that question in On the Culture: Using Ecclesiastical Penalties to Shape Both Souls and Culture.

If you are as concerned about these issues as we are here at CatholicCulture.org, please act quickly to participate in our 2012 Fall Campaign. We need your financial support.

Newman vs. Relativism... [more content for subscribers]

There's much more! Sign up to receive Insights!

Subscribe for free
Click here to advertise on CatholicCulture.org

Recent Catholic Commentary

Round Trip to the present moment: a Catholic jazz artist's latest offering April 22
Easter with the Pope April 21
Smaller Church, Bigger Faith, 3: Ecclesiastical Discipline April 17
The Holy Spirit and Evangelization: A Primer April 16
Journey to the Sun: A Strange Biography of Junípero Serra April 16

Top Catholic News

Most Important Stories of the Last 30 Days
Pope Francis: Easter Vigil homily (full text) CWN - April 20
Pope Francis's Easter Message 'Urbi et Orbi' (To the City and the World): full text, link to video CWN - April 20