COMMENTARY: Even were there an avalanche of good political news on the horizon for other parts of our social-justice agenda, here are two good reasons Catholics must insist on an end to abortion.
COMMENTARY: Catholic leaders must explain why there’s no conflict between the Church’s economic teachings, and those on sexual expression. Both proceed from the Great Command to love God and neighbor, and both manifest an option for the poor and dispossessed, spiritually and empirically.
COMMENTARY: The opinion in the Little Sisters of the Poor v. Pennsylvania is more about administrative procedure than about the substance of religious freedom. The opinion in Our Lady of Guadalupe School v. Morrissey-Berru, however, goes straight to the heart of the religious freedom of religious institutions.
COMMENTARY: The 5-4 opinion on June Medical Services v. Russo disappoints pro-life hopes that the case could overthrow Roe v. Wade.
COMMENTARY: It is possible to envision a 5-4 decision in favor of the Catholic schools, but all the same, the arguments missed a crucial point.
COMMENTARY: Four reasons why, 25 years later, the document’s value has not diminished but increased.