Archive: Colleen Carroll Campbell
We have become accustomed in recent decades to divorcing politics from morality and denouncing as a theocrat anyone who suggests that our faith should inform our political views.
By Colleen Carroll Campbell | November 2, 2010; 10:15 AM ET | Comments (6)
For now, many conservatives are pleased that this scrappy, grassroots movement has shaken up America's political establishment, confounded pundits in both parties and sounded a call for fiscal responsibility that resounds well beyond the Values Voter and Tea Party tents.
By Colleen Carroll Campbell | September 23, 2010; 09:17 AM ET | Comments (6)
Pro-life feminists believe that the best way for a woman to defend her own dignity is to defend the dignity of each and every human person, including the one that grows within her womb. And they reject the false dichotomy of abortion-centric feminism that says respect for human dignity is a zero-sum game in which a woman can win only if her unborn child loses.
By Colleen Carroll Campbell | May 19, 2010; 12:52 PM ET | Comments (174)
Catholicism often is portrayed as a stumbling block to healthy attitudes about sex.That's a shame, because Catholic teachings on human sexuality - and, indeed, the broader Christian virtues of chastity, fidelity and temperance - serve as a much-needed corrective to the excesses of our hyper-sexualized culture.
By Colleen Carroll Campbell | April 22, 2010; 11:25 AM ET | Comments (17)
Should Benedict resign? No. He should do what a good father would do: Root out the filth in his house, acknowledge the church's past failings frankly and let his flock know, in both word and action, that he shares their fury at these unspeakable crimes and their resolve that they never be repeated.
By Colleen Carroll Campbell | March 30, 2010; 07:25 PM ET | Comments (9)