The vast majority of faculty and staff members from the nation’s top Catholic universities donated to President Barack Obama’s campaign over Republican nominee Mitt Romney’s this cycle, according to a new report. Ninety-one percent of the employees at 23 different Catholic schools gave to Obama, according to Federal Elections Commission data available on OpenSecrets.org and analysed by the conservative college site Campus Reform. Much has been made of Obama’s Affordable Care Act mandate requiring employers to provide contraception coverage, a requirement that church officials say conflicts with Catholic religious doctrine,
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Never will I give a cent to The Won. But politics makes people act strange. My grandfather hated, loathed and despised Franklin Roosevelt and voted for him all four times. He was a Democrat and that´s all that mattered to my grandfather.
Good article. thanks for posting. it seems to back up what we have seen happening to us. The Catholics Colleges in America are still promoting social justice against the specific directions of the Pope. Georgetown, Notre Dame , Seattle U and some others are definitely not good choices anymore. There are other Jesuit institutions that still offer well rounded quality education. As a parent , I am glad to be almost done with this worry. Glad none of them Majored in worthless Resentment Studies. They also will pay back their loans because it is the right thing to do.
The Catholic bishops should review these lists and purge those who supported Obama. I think the church needs to get tough on people like Biden and Pelosi who are "faux" Catholics. I would excommunicate the two of them as an example of a new "get tough" policy.
#4 nailed it. And as far as leadership of the Sheeple by German Shepard Benedict XV and Cardinal Dolan, head Beanie Boy of USCCB, they lead with wordy philosophical blather which most of the hierarchy doesn´t understand, even more so the laity. God help us!
How is it detestable for liberal progressives to bash religion, but perfectly acceptable on this conservative website to allow such hateful rhetoric to stand? What happened to Lucianne´s order for civil respect in her salon, not a saloon? All Catholics did not vote or contribute to the horrible forces that put Obama in a second term. Anyone in a lynch party to hang all of a group based on a portion of that group´s actions are no better than hood wearing buffoons. wow.
#11,I have friends who don´t make broad sweeping generalizations based on their narrow experiences, and I have those that do...
The elites in this country, Catholic or not, will always go lefty. No surprise. I would like to see Rome come down on these types. You would see a revitalization of the rank and file Catholics in the world.
Unfortunately, as another poster has pointed out, liberalism is a religion unto itself and it trumps traditional religion. Not all the employees in Catholic institutions are Catholic and some who are can be referred to as "Cafeteria Catholics". Its just like the Jews who vote for Zippy even though he has been openly hostile to Israel.
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