She The People: Catholics


Posted at 01:50 PM ET, 08/11/2012

Paul Ryan, introduced as ‘faithful Catholic’ on ‘human life,’ was rebuked by bishops over cuts to poor

And Ryan’s admiration of Ayn Rand is not the “urban legend” he says it is.

By Melinda Henneberger  |  01:50 PM ET, 08/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Paul Ryan, Catholics, Mitt Romney, presidential campaign, George W. Bush, Pope John Paul II, Affordable Care Act, Ayn Rand

Posted at 09:30 PM ET, 06/19/2012

Before there were “nuns on a bus,” there was Sister Corita Kent

God was written all over her work, literally. Yet she wound up in trouble with a cardinal she called “Bishop Wrong.”

By Melinda Henneberger  |  09:30 PM ET, 06/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Sister Corita Kent, Corita Kent, nuns on a bus, Catholics, Obama health care mandate, Pope Benedict XVI, Fortnight for Freedom, Daniel Berrigan, Dale Loy

Posted at 09:42 PM ET, 06/07/2012

Is the Catholic ‘Fortnight for Freedom’ really a ‘Fortnight to Defeat Barack Obama?’

SHE THE PEOPLE | And what does a bishop have to do to lose his tax-exempt status around here, anyway?

By Melinda Henneberger  |  09:42 PM ET, 06/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Fortnight for Freedom, religious freedom, American bishops, Catholics, Barack Obama, HHS, HHS mandate, contraceptive mandate, Archbishop William Lori, Cardinal Timothy Dolan, John Kerry, wafer wars, Vatican

Posted at 10:15 PM ET, 02/21/2012

It’s Democrats who are putting focus on birth control

COLUMN | Wondering why the Republicans would want to ride such a losing pony? They don’t.

By Melinda Henneberger  |  10:15 PM ET, 02/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  war on birth control, GOP primary, Santorum and birth control, war on contraception, Obama and Catholics, Rick Santorum, Andrew Sullivan, Barack Obama, health care mandate, contraception mandate, Foster Freiss, Foster Friess, Nancy Pelosi

Posted at 01:24 AM ET, 02/15/2012

Obama, former religious allies distant

You don’t call, you don’t write: “There’s no one there to pick up the bat phone.’’

By Melinda Henneberger  |  01:24 AM ET, 02/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Catholics, Obama, Mike Huckabee, contraception mandate, contraception compromise, Jay Carney, Joe Biden, Barack Obama