Posts tagged "John Kerry"

Good Catholics

01 March 2006 Alan Cooperman reports on the joint statement released yesterday by 55 Catholic Democratic House representatives, as part of a long-delayed reaction to the way John Kerry’s Catholicism was questioned and dismissed as that of a “bad Catholic” due to his support for abortion rights during the 2004 election campaign. The Catholic Democrats’...

Daily Links October 14 2004

Which Side Are You On? Two recent Revealer items are driving a lot of conservative readers to The Revealer. They’re angry with what they consider bias. One item links readers to a piece by a Vancouver writer who accuses the U.S. of religious fascism; the other item, by Revealer writer Kathryn Joyce, raises what we think are legitimate questions about...

30 July 2004 Daily Links

Derrick Z. Jackson of The Boston Globe praises John Kerry for the much-repeated sound bite from his acceptance speech last night: “‘I don’t wear my own faith on my sleeve. But faith has given me values and hope to live by, from Vietnam to this day, from Sunday to Sunday. I don’t want to claim that God is...

Is Kerry Catholic?

Melinda Henneberger launches a new column on “culture war” in Newsweek, “Varia,” with a response to the many, many, Catholics calling for John Kerry‘s head, or at least hisexcommunication, because he refuses to oppose legal abortion. A Catholic herself, she finds her kind of faith in the words of Cardinal Theodore McCarrick of Washingtion: “I would find it hard to use the Eucharist as a sanction…” Read...