NCR Today: We act as if it is terrible to throw money at a problem. But whether it's schools, health care, sports or wars, money often determines outcomes.
The Field Hospital: After presiding at the funerals of "too many" infants, Fr. Gus Puleo of St. Patrick Church started a program to help with immigrants' health concerns.
The San Francisco archdiocese owes nearly $3 million in past-due health care costs according to a notification issued by the City of San Francisco.
South Africa's Jesuit Institute said it is appalled at government actions that led to the deaths of 94 mentally ill patients in Gauteng province, and the bishops' justice and peace commission called for compensation to affected families.
Just Catholic: It's not just about elections. It is also about mundane issues. There's a lot of "that's mine and you can't have it" going around.
Promising to make Obamacare go away, as President-elect Donald Trump did repeatedly, and actually figuring out how to do it, are two very different things.
Distinctly Catholic: Speaking today with Catholic scholars who study the intersection of religion and politics, it is apparent that the mood is somewhere between fearful and apocalyptic.
Simply Spirit: I'm appalled by the unrelenting media bias peddling a false narrative that Hillary Clinton is secretive and untrustworthy.
Francis Chronicles: Francis spent time on his latest Mercy Friday with ailing newborns and the dying in spotlighting the importance of life at all stages.
New Jersey's Catholic bishops have weighed in on a growing concern over a new health insurance plan introduced by the state's largest insurer, saying they were "disappointed" all but one Catholic hospital was being excluded from preferred access.
"Over the years, we had considered Horizon to be a partner in delivering health services even to the vulnerable populations we serve," the bishops' letter said. "With the rollout of the Horizon OMNIA Alliance, that partnership seems to be a memory."