The Wrongly Named “Respect for Marriage Act”

Opponents of marriage seek to overthrow the Defense of Marriage Act by means of a bill they call the “Respect for Marriage Act.” They key paragraph of this bill reads: (a) For the purposes of any Federal law in which marital status is a factor, an individual shall be considered married if that individual’s marriage…

Mr. Chaput Goes to Philly

Catholic Archbishop Charles Chaput of Denver has been named the new Archbishop of Philadelphia. GetReligion comments on the press coverage of Mr. Chaput. I first met Chaput (prounounced “SHAPyoo,” rhymes with “SLAP you”) about 1994, when he was bishop of Rapid City, SD. I was interviewing for the position of Director of Campus Ministry for…