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The anti-Catholic Catholics

By Phil Lawler (bio - articles ) | Jul 07, 2004

Today Leon Holmes won Senate confirmation for a federal judicial spot, after a long, tough battle.

The argument against Holmes was, essentially, that he's a believing Catholic.

Among the lawmakers who accepted that argument, and voted against the nomination of a Catholic jurist, where Senators Biden, Daschle, Dodd, Durbin, Harkin, Kennedy, Leahy, Mikulski, and Murray. (Kerry was absent.) All of them identify themselves as Catholics.

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  • Posted by: - Jul. 08, 2004 2:00 PM ET USA

    The multiculturalists have turned Catholicism into merely another minority clamouring for a peice of the pluralistic pie. More shocking is that Senator Kerry's "belief" that human life begins at conception leads him to support abortion as a form of population control. Is he just unbelievably stupid or deeply evil? One can just see Senator Kerry in Nazi Germany saying that although he "believes" Jews are human, he isn't going to force his faith on other "non-believers."

  • Posted by: - Jul. 08, 2004 12:04 AM ET USA

    How horrible!...and Cardinal McCarrick had the unmitigated gall to dilute the message from Cardinal Ratzinger...No wonder we have this tragic situation.

  • Posted by: - Jul. 07, 2004 9:26 PM ET USA

    Catholics IN NAME only !

  • Posted by: John J Plick - Jul. 07, 2004 6:37 PM ET USA

    How bitterly revealing...! "We have met the enemy...and he is US...!"

  • Posted by: - Jul. 07, 2004 5:37 PM ET USA

    And sadly NO ONE is surprised!

  • Posted by: windsor - Jul. 07, 2004 5:26 PM ET USA

    Remember, the longer the Democrats keep abortion legal, the fewer Democratic voters there will be in the future. They're doing it to themselves.

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