NEWS BRIEFS: This Commencement Speech Turned Heads and Garnered Applause

In his commencement address at Benedictine College (KS), NFL player Harrison Butker, “a conservative Catholic, dismissed Pride Month as consisting of the ‘deadly sin sort of pride’ while denouncing abortion and President Joe Biden’s handling of the pandemic. He said women are told “diabolical lies” about career ambition when ‘one of the most important titles of all’ is that of homemaker. He said this is not time for ‘the church of nice’ and in particular blasted Catholics who support abortion rights and ‘dangerous gender ideologies.’” Read about it from AP News.


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