the Glory of God

By Bishop William Joensen I am pleased to join you as bishop and pastor of the Catholic Diocese of Des Moines, as a brother in Christ, and a witness to the dignity of every human life.  While we would obviously prefer to be together in person sharing a meal and feasting on the musical fare…

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unprotected class

Wall Street Journal columnist, Peggy Noonan, made an astute observation four years ago. There are two classes in this country: the protected class and the unprotected class. In Noonan’s words: “The protected make public policy. The unprotected live in it. The unprotected are starting to push back, powerfully. The protected are the accomplished, the secure,…

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Would Satan and Jesus vote for different candidates?

‘What would Jesus do?’ became a powerful catch phrase with Christians in the 1990s. The question easily morphs into ‘who would Jesus vote for?’ during each election cycle, each side convinced that the Son of God is on their side. Just as interesting a question is, who would Satan vote for? Jesus is the Word…

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Larry Lader

Lawrence “Larry” Lader (1919-2006) was an evangelist and strategist, a lifelong atheist with the heart of a revolutionary. His talent and privilege allowed him to devote decades to his life’s passion, abortion on demand, and he lived to see it succeed beyond his expectations. A Harvard graduate and prolific author, his influence was evident in…

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catholic voters guide

By Joe Stopulos I had been asked to do a Catholic voters guide edition of the show [MAN UP on Iowa Catholic Radio/click to listen above].  I initially rejected the idea because  of the polarization of the topic and the fact that usually those conversations tend  to stay very high level and not get into…

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Senator Joni Ernst

By JONI ERNST Thank you for taking the time to contact me about federal policies impacting life and funding for Planned Parenthood Federation of America. It is important for me to hear from folks in Iowa on matters such as this. I am committed to defending life, because protecting our most vulnerable is an important…

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Fr. Edward Meeks

  Why are Supreme Court nominations so contentious these days? It didn’t used to be this way, you know. Abortion poisoned the process. Abortion has poisoned America. Abortion poisons everything. A Catholic priest, Fr. Edward Meeks, delivered a riveting homily (above) last weekend in his parish in Towson, MD. The theme pulled no punches: “Abortion…

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We have put together a comprehensive voters guide for you to read before you go to the polls to vote. Please click on the link below to open the guide. Much is at stake. Click Here: Iowa Judge Voter Guide

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