Edward Mechmann

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Edward Mechmann is director of public policy for the Archdiocese of New York. A graduate of Columbia and Harvard Law School, he worked as a state and federal prosecutor before coming to the archdiocese. He’s written an introduction to Catholic social teaching called God, Society and the Human Person. The Human Life Review gave him its “great defender of life” award in 2018.

Mechmann writes regularly for the public policy office’s blog and sends out a regular mailing of pro-life news call Varia (click here to sign up for it).

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Opinion, Politics, Religion | 3 months ago

When a Liberal Plays God

A few months ago, the governor of New York gave an interview about the decline in the number of COVID-19 cases and deaths. He said, “Our behavior has stopped the spread of the virus. God did not stop the spread…

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