Catholic in the Public Square"...the truth will set you free." John 8:32
In just over one month our nation heads to the polls with perhaps the starkest choice for President that there has ever been. First, Catholics are called to actively form their consciences in the truths of natural law and the wisdom of the Magisterial teachings of the Catholic Church. Second, Catholics are called to vote, as a matter of moral and civil duty, in accordance with a well-formed conscience.read more
In reading the recent WNY Catholic article “Racism – America’s Original Sin,” I agree with much that is stated by the author Deacon Don Weigel and I thank him for it: Racism is evil. It is a sin. It does endure in our society and in our Church. And in some measure it is likely present in every human heart, and therefore is a worthy point of consideration in every examination of conscience.
On the other hand, I found the article smacked of a latent political bias that revealed itself explicitly at two points in particular.read more