Headed to court, Cardinal Pell is no stranger to controversy

As the Australian prelate faces a court appearance July 26 about sex abuse, his history of putting the institutional church first has earned him both strong admiration and strong criticism.

Editorial: Health care fight far from over

We say: The better fight is at the state level. Camp out at your state capitols and your local legislator’s office. Make it clear that the status...

Trafficking, 'monstrous form of modern slavery,' killed immigrants in Texas

Distinctly Catholic: The victims had the document that mattered, the breath of life given to them by God, until that breath was extinguished by the the traffickers. 

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Access to Medicaid to get health care called 'vital' for West Virginians

Catholic Charities West Virginia reports that Medicaid serves more than 546,000 people in the state, a third of the population.

I love the Mass, imperfect as it is

Soul Seeing: Cobbled together as the Mass is, in my heart I know that the risen Christ is there among all of us imperfect Catholics and random sinners. 

Politics

Kentucky could become first state without an abortion clinic

Both sides in the abortion fight raging in Kentucky agree on one thing: The stakes are as high as ever in a state that could become the first in the nation without an abortion clinic.

Political pressure...

Accountability

Headed to court, Cardinal Pell is no stranger to controversy

As the Australian prelate faces a court appearance July 26 about sex abuse, his history of putting the institutional church first has earned him both strong admiration and strong criticism.

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In This Issue

July 14-27, 2017

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