Archbishop Chaput tells Pennsylvania pro-lifers to “keep hope alive”

By Maria Gallagher, Legislative Director, Pennsylvania Pro-Life Federation Archbishop Charles Chaput of Philadelphia says that, 43 years after the tragic U.S. Supreme Court ruling Roe v. Wade, there is reason for hope for the pro-life movement. Chaput made his comments at the 2016 Celebrate Life Banquet sponsored by the Pennsylvania Pro-Life Federation Education Fund. The …

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Archbishop Chaput and keeping the door open to reconciliation

  By Dave Andrusko It’d be nice if every post had an outstanding response, but, of course, that is not possible. But judging by their response, last week our readers really enjoyed three stories. They were “Gimme Shelter” and the art of battling giants; “How self-righteousness and cold rationalizations blur distinctions between man and monster”; …

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Words of praise and gratitude for the educational work of the USCCB

By Dave Andrusko Editor’s note. If you are not currently receiving NRL News Today in your inbox, you can sign up at www.nrlc.org/join_our_mailing_list.htm While the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops has been joined by  the Southern Baptist Convention, the National Association of Evangelicals, the Lutheran Church Missouri Synod, and the leaders of many other …

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Archbishop Chaput on “Public witness and Catholic citizenship”

By Dave Andrusko Anyone who’s read NRL News Today for very long knows I am in the tank for Archbishop Charles Chaput of Philadelphia. Although a Protestant myself, I learn something important about how to understand the pro-life issues every time I read his column in the “Catholic Philly.” His most recent column is headlined …

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“Fortnight for Freedom” comes to end with powerful homily

By Dave Andrusko From the day I first learned that his remarks would conclude the U.S. Bishops’ two-week-long “Fortnight for Freedom,” I’ve anticipated reading Archbishop Charles Chaput’s July 4th homily. Delivered at the National Shrine in our nation’s capital, this defense of religious freedom in the face of an aggrandizing Obama Administration is a powerful …

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