Central to the concept of “Faithful Citizenship” is our obligation, as Catholics, to act in service to the common good when casting our votes.

Does that mean we may not consider the impact that elections, and subsequent public policies, will have on ourselves and our families? No, it does not mean that. Especially in these difficult economic times, we cannot be faulted for taking into account how the records and policies of candidates for office may impact on our needs...


With Cardinal Timothy Dolan, we are “deeply saddened,” but not at all surprised

Just as Pope Benedict XVI last week was reiterating the need for U.S. Catholic colleges

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Cardinal Timothy Dolan came to Long Island last weekend to deliver a powerful clarion call

Those who insist that “social issues” have no place in our current presidential debate

Last July, Bishop Leonard Blair directed that in his Diocese of Toledo, Ohio,

Last Friday, to no one’s surprise, the Obama administration announced

Tis the season for Christmas controversies again, when the spirit of peace and good will all too often turns into one of anger and recrimination over public celebrations of this holy time of year.

Increasingly, amid the economic and social crises

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