At Telemundo, video of a townhall meeting about the fear that has overtaken the immigrant community. The event was held at Immaculate Conception church in Chicago, Fr. Manny Dorantes and Sr. Norma Pimentel were on the panel, and Chicago's archbishop, Cardinal Blase Cupich attended the event.
Distinctly Catholic: If every other developed country in the world manages to afford health care for its citizens, why is it only we Americans who can't afford it?
From the Jewish daily Forward, a report that a paleo-Nazi group, as opposed to the neo-Nazi variety, and active in the 1940s when it really mattered, has claimed as one of their lifelong members Trump advisor and EWTN regular Sebastian Gorka.
Distinctly Catholic: The account of the Jesus' interaction with woman at the well illustrates why the view of conservatives who challenge Pope Francis' teaching on marriage and family is so impoverished.
In the Washington Post, John Gehring on a recent Napa Institute confab. Napa founder Tim Busch just loves Donald Trump, which surprises exactly no one.
Distinctly Catholic: A government's budget is a profoundly moral document — and the Trump administration's budget proposal is profoundly immoral.
One of the most articulate and persuasive voices for the pro-life cause, Melinda Henneberger, now with the Kansas City Star, on how some in the pro-life cause do more harm than good to that cause.
Distinctly Catholic: It's no secret that I'm a University of Connecticut fan, and with the UConn women's basketball team's 107 consecutive wins, March Madness this year is especially thrilling.
From the Catholic Labor Network, good news that the Loyola University of Chicago is establishing a task force on just employment. After some problems in the past, it is good to see the school's new president, Jo Ann Mulloy, stepping up to the plate and recognizing that part of a Catholic university's Catholic identity is treating its workers in a manner that coheres with Catholic social doctrine.
Distinctly Catholic: Every U.S. bishop who has a hospital in their diocese needs to speak out to the repeal of the Affordable Care Act.