Blog author: jcarter
by on Friday, September 20, 2013

A Big Heart Open to God
Antonio Spadaro, S.J., America

The exclusive interview with Pope Francis

What Has Happened to the Incomes of the Middle Class and Poor?
Scott Winshi, e21

New income figures released by the Census Bureau today will inspire a wave of commentary about the sluggishness of the recovery and the decline in living standards that started with the recession.

Obamacare Anti-Conscience Mandate Loses in Another Court: Another Win for Free Exercise
Elizabeth Slattery, The Foundry

Yet another district court halted the Obama Administration from forcing its anti-conscience mandate to provide coverage for abortifacients and contraceptives on unwilling employers.

For the Least of These: A Biblical Answer to Poverty
Anne Bradley, Institute for Faith, Work, and Economics

Economics can serve as a tool to show us how to better steward the earth’s scarce resources, relieve poverty, and bring about flourishing. The best long-term solution to poverty is providing opportunities through markets to provide for themselves and serve others.