Take time to learn before criticizing

Readers Write – Star Tribune Dec. 15 CATHOLIC CHURCH Take time to learn before criticizing In “Women of the Bible were pivotal in their own right” (Dec. 10), the letter writer states: “A distortion of the story that begins in Genesis 25:23, deliberately sanctioned by the Roman Catholic Church as part of its early efforts more »

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‘Follow the Money’

By Elizabeth Anderlik Submitted to the Pioneer Press August 28, 2014 I believe the readers of the St. Paul Pioneer Press would rather be informed about the money behind the Minnesota legislature’s waiving of the Statute of Limitations to revisit 40 year old clergy abuse cases than they would read of eight cases from the more »

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Call for Nienstedt Resignation Misplaced

Commentary Submitted to Star Tribune August 1, 2014 As Ronald Reagan used to say, “Well, there you go again.” Another day, another thousand words from the secular press rehashing the sexual abuse problems of the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis. The chorus includes the Star Tribune, the Pioneer Press, the New York Times, and more »

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Memory, Statute of Limitations, and Justice

Commentary Submitted to Pioneer Press by the Catholic Defense League August 1, 2014 Debra O’Connor’s 7/21/2014 article “In Ventura’s defamation case, eyewitness memories on trial, too” shed light on a topic that should be considered well beyond the Ventura defamation trial. At issue was how there could be such dramatically different eyewitness accounts of an more »

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A relief from negative half-truths

By Marlene Reid Published in the Pioneer Press on July 27, 2014 Was the Editor of the St. Paul Pioneer Press trying to project the appearance of objectivity by printing the article, They listen serve, counsel, inspire. In other words they’re priests, (7/20/14)? Calculated or not, the article was a welcome relief from the negative, more »

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Freedom of Conscience Upheld

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 30, 2014
 CONTACT: Val Baertlein 651-766-7896
 
Freedom of Conscience Upheld in Today’s Hobby Lobby Decision
 Today the Supreme Court, in a 5 to 4 decision, found that two for-profit corporations with sincerely held religious beliefs do not have to provide contraceptives, including abortifacients, at no cost to their employees under to more »

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What part of ‘YES’ does Jeff Anderson not understand?

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 13, 2014
 CONTACT: Marlene Reid 651-788-9138
 What part of “YES” do Attorney Jeff Anderson and his media henchmen not understand? In reading the deposition Attorney Jeff Anderson conducted with Archbishop Robert Carlson of St. Louis regarding clergy sexual abuse cases while Archbishop Carlson was in the Twin Cities, it is apparent more »

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