Politics & SocietyShort Take
Erika Bachiochi
By requiring abortion to be funded by states and covered by insurers as “health care,” the Equality Act would only further incentivize employers to prefer abortion for their pregnant employees over far more costly accommodations for parenting.
Politics & SocietyShort Take
Greg KellyDaniel E. Flores
The recovery will be lengthy, and while we desperately need immediate relief, we must also seek long-term systemic change.
Sts. Paul and Peter Catholic Church in Baie-Saint-Paul, near Quebec City. (CNS photo/Philippe Vaillancourt, Presence)
Politics & SocietyDispatches
Dean Dettloff
“A prophetic church like [the one sought by Pope Francis], highlighting social justice and solidarity with the destitute and the persecuted, has the potential of closing the chasm between the church and the modern, secular culture of Quebec.”
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Politics & SocietyThe Moral Economy
John W. Miller
We live in the age of the aging, and our capitalist economy is struggling to cope.
Politics & SocietyDispatches
J.D. Long-García
Meanwhile, Sister Carol Keehan, who led the Catholic Health Association for 14 years, called Becerra “a leader whose character is rooted in his Catholic upbringing and values.”
Armed men stand on the steps at the State Capitol after a rally in support of President Donald Trump in Lansing, Mich., on Jan. 6, 2021. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya, File)
Politics & SocietyShort Take
Kevin Clarke
It can happen again.