Thomas G. Bohlin

Stories by Thomas G. Bohlin
Abortion is a human rights issue, not a religious issue

The U.S. House of Representatives voted last week to eliminate federal funding for Planned Parenthood, which provides abortions, along with … Continued

God is always there, even as we vote

Pope Benedict XVI and Catholic Cardinal-designate Raymond Burke both recently characterized voting as a moral act with spiritual consequences. The … Continued

The heart too has its reasons

You will never succeed in taking religion out of political debate, because man doesn’t live by bread alone. He hungers … Continued

Where are our entertainment priorities!

Q: The conservative Christian group Focus on the Family is sponsoring a pro-life ad, featuring football star Tim Tebow, during … Continued

Suffering overwhelms us, but cannot defeat us

Q: Many have criticized Pat Robertson’s suggestion that the catastrophic earthquake in Haiti was the work of the devil or … Continued

No God? Eat, drink and be merry (Christmas)

Q: What do you think of the American Humanist Association’s new “Godless Holiday” campaign? The ads will say: “No God? … Continued

Bishops have a right to defend the defenseless

Q: U.S. Catholic bishops are defending their direct involvement in congressional deliberations over health-care reform, saying that church leaders have … Continued

Catholic Church says, ‘Welcome home’

Until now, many devout Anglicans have faced a painful choice. They felt strongly called to enter the Roman Catholic Church, … Continued

Jesus said, “Leave everything and follow me”

Should the Catholic priesthood be restricted to single, celibate men? Do clergy restrictions based on gender, marital status or sexual … Continued

You Cannot Force People to Believe

How would you respond to radical Muslim clerics in northwest Pakistan — now under Islamic law — who are calling … Continued