You Can’t Please Everybody–Hunting Nun Causes a Stir

I grew up in western Pennsylvania, not far from St. Mary’s where Sister John Paul Bauer is from.  A few days back, a Facebook friend from my childhood posted a photo of the hunting nun that he found on the Facebook page for the Hunting Pennsylvania community.  Sister John Paul bagged her buck on opening day of deer season, which is always the Monday after Thanksgiving.  Anyone from western Pennsylvania knows when opening day is because, even if you don’t hunt, you get the day off from school. Read more […]

Obama Bans Contract Chaplains From Performing Services

Remember when one Park Service Employee stated that they received orders to make things as difficult for people as possible?  Now the Obama administration is using the government shutdown to deny our military service men and women their constitutional rights of freedom of religion. According to the general counsel for the Archdiocese for the Military Service, USA, priests that are under contract or general schedule with the military have been banned from performing Mass, weddings, baptisms or Read more […]

Mennonite Owned Company Denied Religious Exemption from Contraception Mandate

I hate to keep beating a dead horse, but I’ll say it again.  When companies owned by Catholics file suit against having to comply with the contraception mandate, they win religious exemption status.  When companies owned by Protestants file suit, they are denied religious exemption status, often meeting the same criteria as the companies owned by Catholics. In the latest case, the owners of the Conestoga Wood Specialties Corp., the Hahn Family, filed a lawsuit against the federal government Read more […]