It's official. The Catholic Knight is retired.  I'm hanging up the helmet and passing the torch. There will be no more articles, no more commentaries, no more calls to action. THIS BLOG IS CLOSED. I've spent a very long time thinking about this, I believe the time has come, and is a bit overdue.  I want to thank my readers for everything, but most especially for your encouragement and your willingness to go out there and fight the good fight. So, that being the case, I've spend the last several weeks looking for bloggers who are fairly active, and best represent something akin to the way I think and what I believe.  I recommend the following blogs for my readers to bookmark and check on regularly. Pick one as your favourite, or pick them all. They are all great..... In His Majesty's Service, THE CATHOLIC KNIGHT

Friday, January 5, 2007

Make Catholics in 110th Congress Accountable

THE CATHOLIC KNIGHT: All right fellow Catholics; it's time we hold our political brethren accountable to the religion they claim to espouse. I'm asking all my readers to copy and circulate this list to every Catholic you know. Start writing your Catholic congressmen, and urge them to uphold the Church's teachings on the sanctity of human life and marriage. Let them know, if they betray the teachings of the Church, they will pay a political price. This is your chance. It's time to put the partisan politics aside. This isn't about Republican vs. Democrat anymore. This is about the CREDIBILITY of those who say they are Catholic. Every time they thumb their noses at the teachings of the Church, they drag our Lord Jesus Christ and the Blessed Virgin Mary through the mud. They make us all look like a joke. This is your chance to hold their feet to the fire, and force them to uphold what they claim to believe...

Roman Catholics

House of Representatives
Rep. Altmire, Jason (DEM-PA-4th)
Rep. Arcuri, Michael (DEM-NY-24th)
Rep. Baca, Joe (DEM-CA-43rd)
Rep. Becerra, Xavier (DEM-CA-31st)
Rep. Bilbray, Brian (REP-CA-50th)
Rep. Bishop, Tim (DEM-NY-1st)
Rep. Boehner, John (REP-OH-8th)
Del. Bordallo, Madeleine (DEM-GU-AL)
Rep. Brady, Kevin (REP-TX-8th)
Rep. Brady, Robert (DEM-PA-1st)
Rep. Brown-Waite, Ginny (REP-FL-5th)
Rep. Camp, Dave (REP-MI-4th)
Rep. Capuano, Michael (DEM-MA-8th)
Rep. Cardoza, Dennis (DEM-CA-18th)
Rep. Carney, Christopher (DEM-PA-10th)
Rep. Castle, Michael (REP-DE-AL)
Rep. Chabot, Steve (REP-OH-1st)
Rep. Clay, Wm. Lacy (DEM-MO-1st)
Rep. Costa, Jim (DEM-CA-20th)
Rep. Costello, Jerry (DEM-IL-12th)
Rep. Courtney, Joseph (DEM-CT-2nd)
Rep. Crowley, Joseph (DEM-NY-7th)
Rep. Cuellar, Henry (DEM-TX-28th)
Rep. DeFazio, Peter (DEM-OR-4th)
Rep. DeLauro, Rosa (DEM-CT-3rd)
Rep. Delahunt, William (DEM-MA-10th)
Rep. Diaz-Balart, Lincoln (REP-FL-21st)
Rep. Diaz-Balart, Mario (REP-FL-25th)
Rep. Dingell, John (DEM-MI-15th)
Rep. Donnelly, Joe (DEM-IN-2nd)
Rep. Doyle, Mike (DEM-PA-14th)
Rep. Ellsworth, Brad (DEM-IN-8th)
Rep. English, Philip (REP-PA-3rd)
Rep. Eshoo, Anna (DEM-CA-14th)
Rep. Ferguson, Michael (REP-NJ-7th)
Rep. Fortenberry, Jeff (REP-NE-1st)
Res. Com. Fortuno, Luis (REP-PR-AL)
Rep. Fossella, Vito (REP-NY-13th)
Rep. Foxx, Virginia (REP-NC-5th)
Rep. Gillibrand, Kirsten (DEM-NY-20th)
Rep. Gingrey, Phil (REP-GA-11th)
Rep. Gonzalez, Charles (DEM-TX-20th)
Rep. Grijalva, Raul (DEM-AZ-7th)
Rep. Gutierrez, Luis (DEM-IL-4th)
Rep. Hall, John (DEM-NY-19th)
Rep. Hare, Phil (DEM-IL-17th)
Rep. Hastings, Doc (REP-WA-4th)
Rep. Higgins, Brian (DEM-NY-27th)
Rep. Hinchey, Maurice (DEM-NY-22nd)
Rep. Hinojosa, Ruben (DEM-TX-15th)
Rep. Holden, Tim (DEM-PA-17th)
Rep. Hulshof, Kenny (REP-MO-9th)
Rep. Jindal, Bobby (REP-LA-1st)
Rep. Jones, Walter (REP-NC-3rd)
Rep. Kanjorski, Paul (DEM-PA-11th)
Rep. Kaptur, Marcy (DEM-OH-9th)
Rep. Kennedy, Patrick (DEM-RI-1st)
Rep. Kildee, Dale (DEM-MI-5th)
Rep. King, Peter (REP-NY-3rd)
Rep. King, Steve (REP-IA-5th)
Rep. Knollenberg, Joseph (REP-MI-9th)
Rep. Kucinich, Dennis (DEM-OH-10th)
Rep. LaHood, Ray (REP-IL-18th)
Rep. Lampson, Nicholas (DEM-TX-22nd)
Rep. Langevin, James (DEM-RI-2nd)
Rep. Larson, John (DEM-CT-1st)
Rep. Lipinski, Dan (DEM-IL-3rd)
Rep. LoBiondo, Frank (REP-NJ-2nd)
Rep. Lungren, Dan (REP-CA-3rd)
Rep. Lynch, Stephen (DEM-MA-9th)
Rep. Mack, Connie (REP-FL-14th)
Rep. Markey, Edward (DEM-MA-7th)
Rep. Marshall, Jim (DEM-GA-8th)
Rep. McCarthy, Carolyn (DEM-NY-4th)
Rep. McCaul, Michael (REP-TX-10th)
Rep. McCollum, Betty (DEM-MN-4th)
Rep. McCotter, Thaddeus (REP-MI-11th)
Rep. McGovern, James (DEM-MA-3rd)
Rep. McHenry, Patrick (REP-NC-10th)
Rep. McHugh, John (REP-NY-23rd)
Rep. McNerney, Gerald (DEM-CA-11th)
Rep. McNulty, Michael (DEM-NY-21st)
Rep. Meehan, Marty (DEM-MA-5th)
Rep. Melancon, Charlie (DEM-LA-3rd)
Rep. Michaud, Michael (DEM-ME-2nd)
Rep. Miller, George (DEM-CA-7th)
Rep. Mitchell, Harry (DEM-AZ-5th)
Rep. Moran, James (DEM-VA-8th)
Rep. Murphy, Patrick (DEM-PA-8th)
Rep. Murphy, Timothy (REP-PA-18th)
Rep. Murtha, John (DEM-PA-12th)
Rep. Napolitano, Grace (DEM-CA-38th)
Rep. Neal, Richard (DEM-MA-2nd)
Rep. Nunes, Devin (REP-CA-21st)
Rep. Oberstar, James (DEM-MN-8th)
Rep. Obey, David (DEM-WI-7th)
Rep. Pallone, Frank (DEM-NJ-6th)
Rep. Pascrell, Bill (DEM-NJ-8th)
Rep. Pastor, Ed (DEM-AZ-4th)
Rep. Pelosi, Nancy (DEM-CA-8th)
Rep. Porter, Jon (REP-NV-3rd)
Rep. Radanovich, George (REP-CA-19th)
Rep. Rangel, Charles (DEM-NY-15th)
Rep. Renzi, Rick (REP-AZ-1st)
Rep. Reyes, Silvestre (DEM-TX-16th)
Rep. Rodriguez, Ciro (DEM-TX-23rd)
Rep. Roybal-Allard, Lucille (DEM-CA-34th)
Rep. Royce, Ed (REP-CA-40th)
Rep. Ryan, Paul (REP-WI-1st)
Rep. Ryan, Tim (DEM-OH-17th)
Rep. Salazar, John (DEM-CO-3rd)
Rep. Sanchez, Linda (DEM-CA-39th)
Rep. Sanchez, Loretta (DEM-CA-47th)
Rep. Schmidt, Jean (REP-OH-2nd)
Rep. Serrano, Jose (DEM-NY-16th)
Rep. Sestak, Joe (DEM-PA-7th)
Rep. Shea-Porter, Carol (DEM-NH-1st)
Rep. Sires, Albio (DEM-NJ-13th)
Rep. Smith, Christopher (REP-NJ-4th)
Rep. Solis, Hilda (DEM-CA-32nd)
Rep. Stupak, Bart (DEM-MI-1st)
Rep. Sullivan, John (REP-OK-1st)
Rep. Tauscher, Ellen (DEM-CA-10th)
Rep. Taylor, Gene (DEM-MS-4th)
Rep. Thompson, Mike (DEM-CA-1st)
Rep. Tiberi, Patrick (REP-OH-12th)
Rep. Velazquez, Nydia (DEM-NY-12th)
Rep. Visclosky, Peter (DEM-IN-1st)
Rep. Walsh, James (REP-NY-25th)
Rep. Watson, Diane (DEM-CA-33rd)
Rep. Welch, Peter (DEM-VT-AL)
Rep. Wilson, Charlie (DEM-OH-6th)
132 Total. 19 Freshmen. 43 GOP. 89 Dem.

Sen. Biden, Joseph (DEM-DE)
Sen. Brownback, Sam (REP-KS)
Sen. Bunning, Jim (REP-KY)
Sen. Cantwell, Maria (DEM-WA)
Sen. Casey, Robert (DEM-PA)
Sen. Collins, Susan (REP-ME)
Sen. Dodd, Christopher (DEM-CT)
Sen. Domenici, Pete (REP-NM)
Sen. Durbin, Richard (DEM-IL)
Sen. Harkin, Tom (DEM-IA)
Sen. Kennedy, Edward (DEM-MA)
Sen. Kerry, John (DEM-MA)
Sen. Landrieu, Mary (DEM-LA)
Sen. Leahy, Patrick (DEM-VT)
Sen. Martinez, Mel (REP-FL)
Sen. McCaskill, Claire (DEM-MO)
Sen. Menendez, Robert (DEM-NJ)
Sen. Mikulski, Barbara (DEM-MD)
Sen. Murkowski, Lisa (REP-AK)
Sen. Murray, Patty (DEM-WA)
Sen. Reed, Jack (DEM-RI)
Sen. Salazar, Ken (DEM-CO)
Sen. Sununu, John (REP-NH)
Sen. Vitter, David (REP-LA)
Sen. Voinovich, George (REP-OH)
25 Total. 2 Freshmen. 9 GOP. 16 Dem.

Eastern Orthodox Catholics

House of Representatives
Rep. Bean, Melissa (DEM-IL-8th) Serbian Orth.
Rep. Bilirakis, Gus (REP-FL-9th) Greek Orth.
Rep. Sarbanes, John (DEM-MD-3rd) Greek Orth.
Rep. Space, Zack (DEM-OH-18th) Greek Orth.
4 Total. 3 Freshmen. 1 GOP. 3 Dem.

Sen. Snowe, Olympia (REP-ME) Greek Orth.
1 Total. 1 GOP.