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: Republicans have a hard time reforming insurance programs which are, in their very nature, redistributive. Alas, the GOP's libertarian instincts have kicked in.
Republicans from the House, Senate and White House gathered in Philadelphia this week searching, among other things, for some agreement on how exactly to “repeal and replace” the federal health law. By the end of the second day of the three-day retreat, however, it was clear they were not yet singing from the same hymnbook.
House and Senate Republican leaders did seem to settle on a timing strategy for overhauling the Democrats’ health care law that could take them through the summer, even if they were light on specifics.
Distinctly Catholic: Archbishop Joseph Kurtz's last presidential address as leader of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, like his tenure, was a missed opportunity.
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.
What to Expect: President-elect Donald Trump’s pledge to "repeal and replace Obamacare" may be more about semantics than change, analysts say.
Supreme Court — Christian groups asking the Supreme Court to exempt them from providing insurance covering contraception under Obamacare face uphill battle following Justice Antonin Scalia's death.
The U.S. Supreme Court justices said Nov. 6 they will hear seven pending appeals in lawsuits brought by several Catholic and other faith-based entities against the Obama administration's contraceptive mandate.
The Supreme Court is scheduled to review several petitions Oct. 30 asking them to overturn federal appeals of court decisions that would force non-profit groups to opt out of the "contraceptive mandate" included in the Affordable Care Act.
Faith and Justice: No public policy is perfect. There is always something wrong with it. We live in an imperfect world.