Monthly Archives: November 2012

Catholic Priest’s Conviction Reversed for Prosecutor’s Violation of the Establishment Clause




In¬† State of Minnesota v. Wenthe, No. 62-CR-11-1266 (Nov. 26, 2012), the Minnesota Court of Appeals employed a novel application of the Establishment Clause to reverse the conviction of a Catholic priest for sexual misconduct with a woman during the … Continue reading




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The Catholic Voter: A Secular Trinity (UPDATED)




Over the last fifty years, the Catholic vote has typically¬†mirrored the overall vote in presidential elections. This was true in 2012 as well, with Catholics favoring Barack Obama over Mitt Romney by a 50 to 48 percent margin. Since Catholics … Continue reading




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