This surge of pride — pride in the best sense — could be seen and felt last night at a Mass for Religious Liberty in Wexford, PA, at Saints John and Paul Parish. Over 1,000 Catholics attended this specially schedule Mass on a chilly, pre-election evening to pray for what the pastor, Rev. Joseph McCaffrey, called “a return to the principles of the American Founding” and, in particular, a defense of religious liberty.
As if President Barack Obama hasn’t done enough to sour his re-election prospects with Catholic voters due to the egregious mandate requiring them to pay for abortion-causing drugs and birth control, now Obama has added insult to injury.
The House of Representatives will try again to repeal the PPACA (ObamaCare) on Wednesday, July 11th. This will mark the 31st time to repeal the law in its entirety that the House of Representatives has attempted to repeal this disastrous health care law.
As a debate raged on the floor of Congress over contempt proceedings for Attorney General Eric Holder, the Chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform, Darrell Issa, (R-CA) inserted a letter into the Congressional Record. His dropping of the letter would normally be considered illegal, except Issa is protected by a clause in the Constitution.
Dear Friend, I know we disagree on politics. We don’t have to agree on political issues, but since you chose to reprimand me by stating that as a Christian I should not say the things I say about Obama, I must firmly disagree. Respectfully, I must prove that you are wrong in your assertion that being a Christian means you must like everyone.