Archive for October, 2012

On October 18th our friends at the Connecticut Catholic Public Affairs Conference emailed this statement from Hartford Archbishop Henry Mansell in response to Vice-President Biden’s erroneous statements about the HHS Mandate: In this month’s issue of The Catholic Transcript I wrote about how in these days in our country, we are coming to realize how […]

The pro-life movement is the true successor of Martin Luther King Jr.’s civil rights movement. Don’t take my word for it. Just ask his niece, Alveda King. In fact, ask her in person when she speaks this Thursday at St. Therese Church in Trumbull. Details are here. FIC is pleased to encourage our members to […]

From our friends at the New Canaan Society: Oct 18— Special Fatherhood Dinner (with women welcome). Hon. Gregory Slayton and David Wagner will speak about “fatherhood” at Country Club of Darien.  Register Here for the dinner (just $40, but it is filling fast). Slayton is a venture capitalist, professor, author and former U.S. Ambassador to […]

Leslie Wolfgang’s op-ed about exotic dancers in a glass truck driving through downtown Hartford is, at this moment, the most-viewed item on the Courant’s web site. The graphic may have something to do with it, but even some fellows who click on the piece because of it will, we like to think, continue to read […]

Ten years ago this month the Family Institute of Connecticut and the Connecticut State Council of the Knights of Columbus teamed up to gather nearly 100,000 signatures from state residents for the defense of marriage. It was this petition drive that put FIC on the map and stopped every attempt to redefine marriage at the […]

This Friday, October 5th, there will be a  bioethics lecture by Alan Sears, the president of Alliance Defending Freedom, which is the legal arm of Focus on the Family (and the Family Institute of Connecticut). The talk at Holy Apostles College in Cromwell will be on religious liberty, same sex “marriage”, and the link between […]