NCR Today: It is very hard to keep up with all of Donald Trump's outrageous and dangerous comments and actions. But true Americans have to oppose him.
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?
We say: Health care is a fundamental human right — Pope Francis and Pope Benedict XVI used those very words — alongside water, food and education.
NCR Today: This bill in no way represents President Donald Trump’s rhetoric on the campaign trail. He promised his reform would cover everyone. No one would lose coverage.
Update: Congressional Budget Office files report on GOP health plan, finds that the plan would make millions more uninsured.
A non-partisan report expected as soon as today on the costs of a Republican plan to replace the Obamacare healthcare law could harden opposition to the proposal, adding to the obstacles facing President Donald Trump's first major legislative effort.
Faith and Justice: Real tax reform would require getting rid of tax gimmicks and loopholes. But those are very popular, both on Capitol Hill and with taxpayers.
NCR Today: The GOP's image of dependency on handouts builds on Reagan's false story of a welfare queen and seemingly endless anecdotes of seeing someone buy lobster with food stamps.
Distinctly Catholic: If the political opposition is smart, which is a big if, they will emulate FDR in drawing on Catholic social doctrine's moral and intellectual framework.
Refugee response: More than 2,000 religious leaders representing the Interfaith Immigration Coalition who objected to the action in a letter to the president and members of Congress.
NCR Today: A joint letter to Trump and congressional leaders voiced concern for "the refugee, the mother at risk, the unborn child" and others, as well as climate change.