Click here to advertise on CatholicCulture.org

a Catholic majority on the Supreme Court?

By Phil Lawler (bio - articles ) | Oct 31, 2005

Celebration would definitely be premature. But if Alito is confirmed, the Supreme Court would have 5 Catholic justices (Roberts, Scalia, Thomas, Kennedy, & Alito).

Whether that line-up would translate into a majority defending natural law is another question.

An appeal from our founder, Dr. Jeffrey Mirus:

Dear reader: If you found the information on this page helpful in your pursuit of a better Catholic life, please support our work with a donation. Your donation will help us reach seven million Truth-seeking readers worldwide this year. Thank you!

Progress toward our July expenses ($15,492 to go):
$35,000.00 $19,508.29
44% 56%
Sound Off! CatholicCulture.org supporters weigh in.

All comments are moderated. To lighten our editing burden, only current donors are allowed to Sound Off. If you are a donor, log in to see the comment form; otherwise please support our work, and Sound Off!

Show 2 Comments? (Hidden)Hide Comments
  • Posted by: Clorox - Nov. 02, 2005 8:33 PM ET USA

    Remember Kennedy? Make that 4.5 Catholics.

  • Posted by: benedictusoblatus - Nov. 02, 2005 12:25 AM ET USA

    A return to the social reign of Christ the King would make the demographics of the Supreme Court irrelevant. A good start would be for Catholics in and out of politics to be held responsible for their public actions, to wit, the imposition of public penalties for gross public crimes like vocal legislative support for legal abortion. Of course this would require the action of Catholic bishops. We can only pray the Pope will send them.

Subscribe for free
Click here to advertise on CatholicCulture.org

Recent Catholic Commentary

Wanted: a balanced Catholic perspective on immigration 0 hours ago
Renewal with God before Us: Christ Determines All 16 hours ago
Sons of Dominic Prepare for Family Synod July 29
Dominican theologians assess proposals for divorced and remarried July 29
The ‘Pope Francis effect’—changing the way the world sees the papacy July 29

Top Catholic News

Most Important Stories of the Last 30 Days
New management, new changes coming for reformed Vatican bank CWN - July 8
Sweeping reforms to Vatican's media, financial operations CWN - July 9
‘Even Genghis Khan didn’t do this’: Mosul emptied of Christians CWN - July 21