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USCCB hires Sarah Palin advisor as Cardinal Dolanís spokesperson
The Deacon's Bench ^ | April 29, 2013 | Deacon Greg Kandra

Posted on 04/29/2013 4:01:20 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet

The e-mail went out this morning:

The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops welcomes Kim Daniels on board as spokesperson for the president of the USCCB, Cardinal Timothy Dolan.

Daniels brings to the USCCB her experience as director of Catholic Voices USA, an organization of lay Catholics that works to bring the positive message of the Church across a broad range of issues to the public square. She is also an attorney whose practice has focused on religious liberty matters. Daniels and her husband have six children and are active members of their parish in the Archdiocese of Washington. She is a graduate of Princeton University and the University of Chicago Law School.

Talking Points Memo mentioned her in a piece they did three years ago:

Paid $21,000 by Palin’s PAC in the second half of 2009, Daniels is a Maryland attorney who, according to the Times, prepares a daily briefing for Palin.

Daniels has been identified as an attorney with the Thomas More Law Center....

(Excerpt) Read more at patheos.com ...


TOPICS: Catholic; Current Events; Ministry/Outreach; Religion & Culture; Religion & Politics
KEYWORDS: cardinaldolan; catholics; palin
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Since you don't accidentally hire someone who worked for Gov. Sarah Palin, it seems that Cardinal Dolan just slapped Barry in the face.
1 posted on 04/29/2013 4:01:20 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

I love it!!


2 posted on 04/29/2013 4:02:14 PM PDT by JaguarXKE (Welcome to the new America.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet; KC_Lion; Hardraade; hattend; heshtesh; HMBillson; HMS Surprise; holyscroller; ...
Daniels is now Palin’s personal domestic policy czar. advisor.


Sarah Palin's Ping List


God Bless and Keep Sarah Palin and all of you here.

3 posted on 04/29/2013 4:08:27 PM PDT by onyx (Please Support Free Republic - Donate Monthly! If you want on Sarah Palin's Ping List, Let Me know!)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Will she continue to be associated with Palin in some way?


4 posted on 04/29/2013 4:08:29 PM PDT by eCSMaster ("God bless Planned Parenthood"- B.H.Obama, 2013)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet; narses; NYer; Salvation; Pyro7480; Dr. Brian Kopp; Mrs. Don-o
WT*? Why does a Cardinale Sanctae Romanae Ecclesiae need with a spokesperson?

He is supposed to preach the gospel in season and out. He needs to rely upon the Holy Spirit...not upon somebody to shape a media message.

Playing footsie with pro-abortion, pro-homosexual politicians at a mega-dollar dinner fundraiser ain't it.

He just needs to show some cajones as he walks through the shadow of the valley of death.

This.

Ain't.

It.

5 posted on 04/29/2013 4:11:07 PM PDT by markomalley (Nothing emboldens the wicked so greatly as the lack of courage on the part of the good -- Leo XIII)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Since you don't accidentally hire someone who worked for Gov. Sarah Palin

So are we to assume that Our Sarah just FIRED this person?

6 posted on 04/29/2013 4:11:22 PM PDT by humblegunner
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
identified as an attorney with the Thomas More Law Center

It just keeps getting better.

Dig it!

7 posted on 04/29/2013 4:13:58 PM PDT by St_Thomas_Aquinas
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To: humblegunner

Your post doesn’t make sense.


8 posted on 04/29/2013 4:14:28 PM PDT by ansel12 (Civilization, Crusade against the Mohammedan Death Cult)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet; onyx

Good to see.
Thanks for the post 2ndDivisionVet.
Thank you for ping onyx!


9 posted on 04/29/2013 4:29:20 PM PDT by Berlin_Freeper (You Must be Hated by Evil.)
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To: markomalley
"He is supposed to preach the gospel in season and out. He needs to rely upon the Holy Spirit...not upon somebody to shape a media message."

This is a battle fought by patriots and the Thomas More Law Center is an organization of patriots. Kim Daniels is one of those patriots. We are fighting the freedom from truth that is pursued by the Left. Cardinal Timothy Dolan is fighting for the truth and will put on his team those who will help him.

Cardinal Dolan is also a patriot.

See this must-see video and you will understand.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CKOQ39WvkD4

10 posted on 04/29/2013 4:40:06 PM PDT by jonrick46 (The opium of Communists: other people's money.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Yes!


11 posted on 04/29/2013 4:46:49 PM PDT by Jane Long (I know it's only been four years, but I'm already SO sick of this socialism!)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Good, maybe Sarah will come back to the Church now!


12 posted on 04/29/2013 4:48:00 PM PDT by Salvation ("With God all things are possible." Matthew 19:26)
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To: markomalley; NYer; surroundedbyblue
Hmmm. Maybe he just hired that spine that NYer has been posting all these years?
13 posted on 04/29/2013 4:51:49 PM PDT by Brian Kopp DPM
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To: Dr. Brian Kopp
Hmmm. Maybe he just hired that spine that NYer has been posting all these years?

sadly, I think you're probably closer than anything. A surrogate set of cajones.

Having said that, who knows, maybe she may replace Sister Mary Ann Walsh. She's got to be near retirement age. So it might not be all bad.

14 posted on 04/29/2013 4:56:04 PM PDT by markomalley (Nothing emboldens the wicked so greatly as the lack of courage on the part of the good -- Leo XIII)
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To: humblegunner
So are we to assume that Our Sarah just FIRED this person?


15 posted on 04/29/2013 5:03:51 PM PDT by The Cajun (Sarah Palin, Mark Levin......Nuff said.)
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To: markomalley
A surrogate set of cajones.

No doubt that a proLife Catholic lawyer for TMLC and mother is six could teach the average USCCB lackey a thing or two about the subject.

16 posted on 04/29/2013 5:07:52 PM PDT by Brian Kopp DPM
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To: eCSMaster
Will she continue to be associated with Palin in some way?

Likely not in the professional sense. She'll have plenty to do working for the USCCB.

17 posted on 04/29/2013 5:09:54 PM PDT by SuziQ
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

He needed that!


18 posted on 04/29/2013 5:10:16 PM PDT by editor-surveyor (Freepers: Not as smart as I'd hoped they'd be)
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To: markomalley

She’s being hired by the USCCB, of which Cardinal Dolan is the Chairman, so she will be the spokesperson for the Cardinal when he’s doing the business of the Conference. This is not the same as his personal ministry.


19 posted on 04/29/2013 5:12:33 PM PDT by SuziQ
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To: eCSMaster

Spoksperson is a policy job; not a 40 hour / week drugery.

I’m sure she will continue to do many things.


20 posted on 04/29/2013 5:12:40 PM PDT by editor-surveyor (Freepers: Not as smart as I'd hoped they'd be)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

ANALYSIS: Will former Palin adviser help or hurt bishops’ media woes?
David Gibson - Apr 29, 2013

"Moreover, Daniels’ hiring could come off as exploiting her gender. A year ago Dolan said that the USCCB would do better to hire an “attractive, articulate, intelligent” laywoman to present its message because, as he put it, “In the public square, I hate to tell you, the days of fat, balding Irish bishops are over.”"

"A final wrinkle: Dolan’s three-year term as USCCB president ends in November, and a new president may want to use Daniels in a different capacity, or not at all."
http://www.religionnews.com/2013/04/29/analysis-have-the-bishops-found-their-attractive-articulate-intelligent-spokeswoman/

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New trend?

21 posted on 04/29/2013 5:17:00 PM PDT by haffast (Books serve to show a man that those original thoughts of his aren't very new at all. -Abe Lincoln)
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To: The Cajun
Oh, gosh.. my bad...

I forgot that even the the most innocuous post of mine will provoke you into flailing wild-monkeyism.

Flail away, flailer!

22 posted on 04/29/2013 5:22:16 PM PDT by humblegunner
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To: onyx

Good for him!!


23 posted on 04/29/2013 5:23:33 PM PDT by penelopesire (TIME FOR OBAMA TO ANSWER FOR BENGHAZI UNDER OATH!!)
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To: humblegunner
Just making sure when you post something dumb on a Palin thread, you get rewarded............Little Buckaroo.
24 posted on 04/29/2013 5:28:00 PM PDT by The Cajun (Sarah Palin, Mark Levin......Nuff said.)
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To: Salvation
Good, maybe Sarah will come back to the Church now!

If you did not intend to speak derogatorily and in-your-face to and about non-Roman Catholic FReepers, what ever do you mean by this statement? I believe Sarah Palin is a professed believer in Jesus Christ and is a member of the Holy Catholic Church, as am I, a Protestant.
25 posted on 04/29/2013 5:28:14 PM PDT by Resettozero
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To: The Cajun

Well, Boudreaux... when it gets to be your job
to police me, you can step on up and do it, hear?


26 posted on 04/29/2013 5:30:14 PM PDT by humblegunner
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To: markomalley

Bishops and Cardinals have spokepeople to get the word out when they are busy doing their other pastoral duties which no lay person can do. In a diocese near me, which I am very knowledgable about, the spokesperson does research the bishop simply doesn’t have time to do, stays on the phone with reporters for hours at a time (which the bishop doesn’t have the time to do) and makes sure the same unified gospel based message goes out over the internet, through email, in the diocesan paper, etc. The bishop, meanwhile, is ordaining new priests and deacons, performing confirmations, baptisms, saying Masses, and hearing confessions at the cathedral.


27 posted on 04/29/2013 5:33:40 PM PDT by vladimir998
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To: humblegunner

Oh heck Hum-gun, I don’t want to police ya, I just want to mock your obsessive/compulsive stupidity concerning Palin.


28 posted on 04/29/2013 5:35:17 PM PDT by The Cajun (Sarah Palin, Mark Levin......Nuff said.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Nice.
Ok, I have a girl crush..don’t judge me.


29 posted on 04/29/2013 5:36:54 PM PDT by svcw (If you are dead when your heart stops, why aren't you alive when it starts.)
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To: Salvation

WTH does that mean?
Gov Palin is a Born Again Christian, when did she leave the church of the Body of Christ?


30 posted on 04/29/2013 5:38:53 PM PDT by svcw (If you are dead when your heart stops, why aren't you alive when it starts.)
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To: Salvation

Oh, wait you mean return to Catholicism.......sorry the “church” are the believers of Christ not a “denomination:”.


31 posted on 04/29/2013 5:39:59 PM PDT by svcw (If you are dead when your heart stops, why aren't you alive when it starts.)
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To: Resettozero

Perhaps you did not know that Sarah Palin is a baptized Catholic. Even though not practicing, she is still a baptized Catholic with a permanent mark on her soul from that Baptism.


33 posted on 04/29/2013 5:49:43 PM PDT by Salvation ("With God all things are possible." Matthew 19:26)
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To: svcw

Perhaps you did not know that Sarah Palin is a baptized Catholic. Even though not practicing, she is still a baptized Catholic with a permanent mark on her soul from that Baptism.


34 posted on 04/29/2013 5:50:22 PM PDT by Salvation ("With God all things are possible." Matthew 19:26)
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To: markomalley
Whether this is "it" or not, I think it's a step in the right direction.

And there's nothing wrong with having a "spokesperson". Moses had Aaron. Peter, John Mark. Barnabas, Paul --- or so it seemed in today's reading, Acts 14:5-18, which was a little comical, don't you think?) So, many worthy people need help communicating. Some, more than others.

The bishops seem to be in the "Especially Needy" category.

35 posted on 04/29/2013 5:52:02 PM PDT by Mrs. Don-o (My kin are given to such phrases as, 'Let's face it.' - Flannery O'Connor)
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To: St_Thomas_Aquinas

Interesting development. Though I’m not exactly anticipating it,I would not be totally surprised if Sarah
Palin converted to Catholicism someday.


37 posted on 04/29/2013 5:52:35 PM PDT by americas.best.days... ( I think we can now say that they are behind us.)
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To: Salvation

Apparently you did not know she is a Born Again Christan,,,,,,,which makes her part of the Body of Christ.
The “church” is not Catholicism it is the Body of Christ.


38 posted on 04/29/2013 5:54:39 PM PDT by svcw (If you are dead when your heart stops, why aren't you alive when it starts.)
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To: Salvation

Wow. Just wow.


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