Skip to comments.Despite ‘war on Catholics,’ faculty & staff at Catholic universities gave overwhelmingly to Obama
Posted on 12/03/2012 6:18:49 PM PST by oliverdarcy
Ninety-one percent of faculty and administrators from Americas top Catholic universities who contributed to presidential campaigns in 2012 gave to President Obama, a Campus Reform investigation has revealed.
The strong support for President Obama from Catholic schools came despite Democrats controversial health care legislation which could force employers to provide contraception for employees even though it is explicitly forbidden under Catholic doctrine.
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Evil is everywhere and nowhere is immune.
but, but Notre Dame has an awesome football team. Go Irish. /s
That’s because they are mostly socialists! The church backed the healthcare law, and amnesty for illegals.
The Democrat party is their religion.
The Catholic Church is just a place to go at Christmas and Easter.
How can these “Catholics” be so ignorant to basic Church doctrine? How can they be so obtuse?
Most of these “Catholic” universities ceased being “Catholic” years ago. They are exactly like most colleges in this country, a cesspool of liberal higher learning. 99% of the professors in colleges, no matter what type of college, are socialist to the core. You also do not have to identify yourself as a “Catholic” to teach at any university in the country. Would make a bet that REAL Catholic universities like Ave Maria and Franciscan University don’t have too many liberal professors like the rest of the “Catholic” in name only colleges. Most of them have dropped their health coverage because of Obamagabe’s HHS mandate.
Collectivists supporting TOTALITARIAN ALERT!
The faculty and staff own the changes coming down the pipeline for their universities. No whining or bitching when they hit.
The Catholic Church has always backed universal healthcare, but HAS SUED the Obamagabe administration for trying to make them provide abortion inducing drugs. I guarantee you that the Supreme Court rules in favor of religions liberty.
Well, if those colleges are Notre Dame, Georgetown, Boston College and Providence College, among others, it’s not surprising. They stopped being truly Catholic many years ago, opting for acceptance by those who consider themselves the ‘literati’, and who are almost exclusively liberal.
It ties into that social-justice mindset.
Many of the Catholic leaders, though they may have issues with the forced coverage of contraception and abortion under Obamacare, are still “down” with immigration amnesty, wealth redistribution, no death penalty, etc.
No one can serve two masters, for either he will hate the one and love the other, or he will be devoted to the one and despise the other. You cannot serve God and money."
Were they making a donation, or paying out protection money?
Over a billion Catholics worldwide. The Church must be doing
something right. There are more Catholics that all the protestant faiths combined. By the way what are they still protesting?
“The Democrat party is their religion.”
And government is their god. Revelation 13:11-12.
Authoritarians are birds of a feather.
Factor in that Catholic educators are as collectivist as their non-Catholic agitprop collaborators on the faculty at non-Catholic education organizations and one arrives at the inescapable conclusion: Catholicism is not an antidote to academentia.”
This is a blanket charge without many specifics. Anybody know about this source “campus reform” while it is desperately needed who runs it and its background.
You beat me to it. The University is the “church” where the Dem gospel and scripture is heard daily.
As near as I can tell from people watching, everyone believes in God and still gets to do whatever they want to, mistakes and all, and still goes to heaven.
Keeps the pews full. Win.
Are there any Catholic universities left in the United States?
This can’t possibly be true. EVERYONE knows it was the joos who singlehandedly reelected oblama. Just ask them,
Uh, no. They are non-believers. Many of them are not even baptized Catholics but Protestants, Jews, etc. Also, you might want to check into what the Catholic bishops actually thought about Obamacare.
“The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops opposed the passage of Obamacare, fearing that it would allow the federal government to dictate to...” http://www.flatheadnewsgroup.com/hungryhorsenews/article_023cdd08-cb69-11e1-ba25-001a4bcf887a.html
“While the US Conference of Catholic Bishops have pushed for universal health coverage in the US for almost a century, the USCCB ended up opposing ObamaCare.” http://hotair.com/archives/2012/06/18/catholic-group-that-supported-obamacare-rejects-hhs-mandate-as-unworkable/
I think you nailed it.
Mass has been E M P T Y for a very long time.
Ave Maria to name one, and there are pockets of excellence at many of the d line Catholic colleges. For now though, my kids will go to good non-catholic colleges with strong Newman Centers.
Pope Face Palm....
Isn’t it assuming too much that all of these people are Catholic? Not that there aren’t plenty of Catholics and other religiously affiliated people who ignore the spiritual warfare being conducted by both political parties.
"With my hand on myself,
What is this here?"
"This is my sweat boxer -
Yom Yom - a dear..."
Are there any Catholic universities left in the United States?
Yes, and the Cardinal Newman Society identifies those who abide by Catholic beliefs. The rest are just CINO institutions
That’s because, like most ‘jews’, they simply play at being catholic or Christian. I am tired of people not believing in God, but saying that they do. I honestly can’t wait for judgement, just to hear what they will say before the Man.
That’s because the Jesuits are behind the real power brokers....
Stockpirate, if you don’t know anything except your own prejudices and presumptions, shut up. The Catholic bishops warned severely against Obamacare when Obama was running in 2008, and blisteringly opposed Obamacare throughout the legislative fight for it.
It is a dilemma. Seems like rationalization overcomes morals and ethics. You have to wonder if there are any more “Saint/Sir Thomas Mores?” You know, people who hold to moral and ethical principles. We have none of that in the leadership of this country, including the Judicial, Executive and Legislative branches of government. My heart goes out to those who live by their beliefs and faith.
God has blinded half the American public. There is no other explanation that explains why people voted for Obama and didn’t really even know why they were doing so. It’s impossible to think they don’t know by now he’s a fraud and an enemy of the American people’s health and pocketbook.
53% of Catholic voters for Obama are hawking the name, calling themselves Catholic, highjacking Catholic themes on social justice and poverty, parading around as wolves among the sheep, disguised as sheep, thick in congress and the senate.
Catholics know they are infiltrated, because Christ’s Church has always been the big enchilada for the enemy, since the Beginning, of the air and roaming around on earth. Where Jesus is really present will always be the target. We know that. :)
I wanna be on the ground the Enemy wants. Bad. That’s one reason I know I’m in the right place.
Whew! What a load of syllables, signifying a load.
The academented create the steaming load. I just describe the sorry situation.
Oh, did you notice that slavery is back in Egypt? And assumption of responsibilities is less and less popular?
Wish I shared your optimism. In boxing, they say the first dive’s the hardest, and “Justice” Roberts has already thrown his first fight. Think our new Catholic Hispanic justice will take his place on the side of religion and the Constitution? I don’t. But I guess we can hope.
At what point will Catholics admit that their church is pretty much dead in the Western world? I’m not trying to be flippant, but I have NEVER met a genuine Catholic under the age of 50. The Catholics who take things seriously are bound to die out, eventually Catholicism will be like Judaism in the Western world: something with a minute number of serious adherents, but a lot of secular people taking on the name, the cultural trappings, etc., and calling it their “religion.”
“The Democrat party is their religion. The Catholic Church is just a place to go at Christmas and Easter.”
The Catholic Church is apparently where they go to make a living and feed their families, too. My own giving at my parish has basically stopped since the election; whatever services for the needy provided by the Church are now taken by force from my paycheck, and whatever operating cash my parish needs they raise by renting out my vacant school to the public school system. Financially, the State has replaced the Church in terms of relevance...
“I suppose priests and nuns gotta eat just like the rest of us and will vote for the guy providing their paychecks, but...”
These are almost extinct in Catholic education today; I suspect they are talking about lay employees.
I agree. I wonder how many Black Baptists voted for Omugga?
Roll Tide is my view. I will NEVER EVER root for Notre Dame again. I sent my ND hat back to Father Jenkins with 30 silver dimes.
“Financially, the State has replaced the Church in terms of relevance.”
Which is all the more reason to attend and perpetuate the Faith.
I stopped giving to many of the 2nd. collections, but I try to support the Church.I have noticed the absence of the young members, and a shortage of altar servers. The Church is hurting, and IMO it is a hurt they brought on themselves. Their refusal to discipline Catholic politicians has shown that their rules are only for us peons and not for the Elites in the Church.Their allowance of things like Obama getting an award from Notre Dame , and his speech at Georgetown have hurt the Church.
If the Church cannot discipline their own theological Universities they need to get out of the University business.If the Church cannot control their Nuns they need to close down the offending Convent. If the Church refuses to get homosexuals out of the Priesthood, they need to stop pretending to keep the Faith.
The Church must provide discipline if they wish to survive.
That which is already gone can not survive