Month: February 2014

Term limits can limit the bad and the good (Opinion by J. Pepper Bryars)

Sen. Trip Pittman, R-Montrose, has written a bill calling for term limits in the Alabama legislature. There's an old saying about Congress: "They're all a bunch of crooks, but our guy is pretty good." That adage helps explain why the overall institution can have abysmal approval ratings – 13 percent…

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Mother Angelica is proof that women can lead in the Catholic Church (Opinion from J. Pepper Bryars)

Mother Angelica, founder of Eternal Word Television Network (EWTN). (File) Pope Francis made news last month when he told a group of women visiting the Vatican that women should become more involved in the Catholic Church. "I hope that more spaces are widened for a feminine presence in the Church…

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