After President Obama called for the end of “Don’t Ask Don’t Tell”, Family Research Council president Tony Perkins began a fundraising and petition drive to keep the rule in place. He is now shocked, shocked!, that his public opposition got his invitation to speak at an Air Force prayer luncheon withdrawn by the military.
The Chicago Council on Foreign Affairs presented the results of a two-year study to the White House recommending that the United States take on a more nuanced and better informed approach to religion in our foreign policy.
Janani Luwum, the martyred Archbishop of Uganda (feast day, Feb. 17), was recently added to our liturgical calendar. He denounced the brutality of Idi Amin, Uganda’s dictator, and asserted the right of the church to promote justice and protect the oppressed. Summoned to the presidential palace, Luwum went boldly, declaring “I can see the hand of God in this.”
On the fiftieth anniversary of the Society of Companions of the Holy Cross, Father J. O. S. Huntington, O.H.C., conducted a Retreat. At the last breakfast, at which Emily Malbone Morgan, Founder of the Society, was not present, Father Huntington spoke as follows: “I am glad that Miss Morgan is not with us this morning,