Catholic Church on Townhall

Brian and Garrett Fahy - Fri Jan 24

Brent Bozell - Fri Dec 13

Kathryn Lopez - Sun Nov 24

Daniel Doherty - Thu Nov 14

The much-maligned provision in Obamacare that forces religious employers to provide contraception, abortifacients, and sterilization procedures to their employees should concern us all. ... more

Brent Bozell - Wed Oct 30

Daniel Doherty - Mon Sep 30

On April 27, 2014, two former Bishops of Rome -- John XXIII and John Paul II -- will be canonized, i.e., formally recognized as saints in the Catholic Church. ... more

Daniel Doherty - Thu Sep 12

So, should we start making these kinds of stories a monthly or bi-monthly series, or something? ... more

Daniel Doherty - Sat Aug 24

You might recall that Pope Francis has a tendency to call unsuspecting Catholics at home on the telephone. ... more

Susan Stamper Brown - Wed Apr 10

Political correctness is like a tsunami in that no one understands the extent of its danger until after the massive wave sweeps across the land and then recedes. ... more

Michael Brown - Mon Apr 8

It was prescience, not paranoia, that prompted some social commentators to predict that gay activism would become the principle threat to religious freedoms in America. A recent incident at George Washington University provides the latest confirmation. ... more

Kathryn Lopez - Sat Apr 6

Have you noticed all the talk about the "inevitability" of same-sex marriage? ... more

Todd Starnes - Fri Apr 5

The U.S. Army listed Evangelical Christianity and Catholicism as examples of religious extremism along with Al Qaeda and Hamas during a briefing with an Army Reserve unit based in Pennsylvania, Fox News has learned. ... more

Kathryn Lopez - Mon Apr 1

"We love you." The words warmed the chill during the first of two days of Supreme Court oral arguments on the future of marriage law in the United States. The scene outside the Court building, where most of the media was camped out, reminded me of the story of the Tower of Babel in the Bible. Only here, everyone was using the same word, but couldn't quite agree on what it meant. ... more

Brent Bozell - Wed Mar 27

The liberal media know an abortion outrage when they hear it. Sadly, they only seem to hear them from the mouths of Republican candidates, and it only takes a statement to outrage the press. Can't they find a single abortion outrage inside an abortion clinic? Such is their radicalism that nothing, absolutely nothing regarding this gruesome procedure raises their eyebrows, never mind their ire. ... more

Michael Brown - Mon Mar 18

One of the first official acts of the newly installed Pope Francis was to reach out to the Jewish community of Rome, as his predecessor Pope Benedict had done, and he is being greeted warmly by many Jewish leaders worldwide. For most of the last 1,500 years, though, Catholic-Jewish relations have not been so warm. In fact, there was a time when the Catholic Church was rocked with a scandal: It was alleged that the Pope himself was Jewish. ... more

Kathryn Lopez - Sat Mar 16

Rome -- "May God forgive you." That's Cardinal Timothy Dolan's translation of a joke that Pope Francis told the College of Cardinals a day after being elected the 267th pontiff. ... more

Mona Charen - Fri Mar 15

My favorite talk show host is John Batchelor, whose often expressed, playful worry is that he isn't being cynical enough. The wisest (or is it the most cynical?) among us recognize that a degree of caution is always advisable when dealing with fellow human beings, and that the world has never lacked for frauds, liars, and hypocrites. ... more

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