Vice President Joseph Biden and former Speaker of the House John Boehner received the University of Notre Dame's Laetare Medal at the commencement ceremony on May 15.
The U.S. Supreme Court May 16 sent the Zubik v. Burwell case, which challenges the Affordable Care Act's contraceptive requirement for employers, back to the lower courts.
NCR Today: In Zubik v. Burwell, the U.S. Supreme Court today remanded the case back to the lower courts.
Distinctly Catholic: Yesterday, at the University of Notre Dame, this year's Laetare Medal was awarded jointly to Vice President Joe Biden and former Speaker of the House John Boehner.
NCR Today: What I find myself wondering is whether all the things Trump said during the primary campaign still matter. Can he just move on?
Viewpoint: The scenarios for the June Republican convention have one thing in common: They spell electoral disaster for the Republicans in November.
Commentary: Former House Speaker John Boehner and Vice President Joe Biden will share the oldest, most prestigious honor awarded to an American Catholic at the University of Notre Dame.
From Where I Stand: At this point in the history of this country, the tangle between the political system itself and the politicians it spawns is impossible to ignore.
Distinctly Catholic: Polling results register attitudes of voters if the electorate looks like the polling sample.
A brief from Catholic theologians and ethicists may have been instrumental in prompting the court to issue its order for new arguments in Zubik v. Burwell.