Obamacare Upheld in Supreme Court

From Foxnews.com: The U.S. Supreme Court has upheld the President Obama’s healthcare law. The Supreme Court has found the individual mandate will be upheld as a tax. Chief Justice John Roberts announced the Court’s judgement. The vote was 5-4. Justices Stephen Breyer, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Elena Kagan and Sonia Sotomayor voted in agreement with Roberts. Voting in dissent […]

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Fortnight Updates

Earlier this week Washington Post columnist Marc A. Thiessen published an opinion piece wherein he suggests that “Obama is paying for betraying progressive Catholics.” (Read the full article here.) Using Notre Dame as an example, Thiessen reminds us that those who saw President Obama as an ally and even a harbinger of social justice have […]

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Catholic Social Teaching: A Primer

As the political season heats up, all the rhetoric surrounding elections can leave the average Catholic a bit overwhelmed–maybe even confused. How should our faith inform our citizenship? The USCCB has amassed a collection of short podcasts on various aspects of Catholic social teachings that are a great starting point for those looking for a […]

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Our First, Most Cherished Liberty

In response to the recent threats to religious freedom in our nation, the USCCB has released a document detailing specific threats and exhorting the faithful to fight against these measures. The document, “Our First, Most Cherished Liberty: A Statement on Religious Liberty,” first outlines the necessity of religious freedom, explaining that America has always fought […]

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