Abbott, Matt C.
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Matt C. Abbott is a Catholic columnist with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communication, Media and Theatre from Northeastern Illinois University in Chicago, and an Associate in Applied Science degree in Business Management from Triton College in River Grove, Ill. He has worked in the right-to-life movement and is a published writer focused on Catholic and social issues. He can be reached at:


Currently showing only those Articles posted in: 2016

Jesuit school bans Facebook criticism of Tim Kaine?

It appears that officials of Brophy College Preparatory, a Jesuit high school in Phoenix, Arizona and part of the California Province of the Society of Jesus, aren't too bothered by "Catholic" Tim Kaine's support for legalized abortion and same-sex "marriage."

Date posted: 2016-09-21

The 'right-to-die' case of Jerika Bolen

Disability rights organizations have asked child protection officials to prevent a Wisconsin teenager from going without her ventilator and ending her life.

Date posted: 2016-09-11

Planned Parenthood was compliant in Texas

Sadly, a number of church leaders - with some notable exceptions - are too busy trying to placate the gay mafia, liberal politicians, and the anti-Christian secular media to bother with defending the innocent unborn.

Date posted: 2016-07-11

Bishop to Christians: Don't vote for Hillary or Trump

Bishop Rene Henry Gracida, retired bishop of Corpus Christi, Texas, is highly respected among orthodox Catholics. His résumé is impressive, including serving as an airman during World War II. I recently asked him, via email, about voting in the upcoming presidential election.

Date posted: 2016-06-24

Illinois bishop speaks on transgenderism

Kudos to Bishop Thomas John Paprocki of the Diocese of Springfield in Illinois, one of the relatively few American bishops willing to speak out on cultural hot-button issues besides immigration.

Date posted: 2016-06-07

Palliative care from a Christian perspective

Palliative care is both a new medical specialty and an approach to patient care that is much discussed today. It is an elusive and provocative topic for patients and health care professionals alike, because its meaning is determined by which of two broad perspectives is under consideration.

Date posted: 2016-03-17

Mother Teresa: the saint of the smile

An excerpt from the newly-released book God's Healing Mercy, by Kathleen Beckman

Date posted: 2016-01-14