Obama Administration ‘Doubles Down’ on Fight Against Nuns
Kelsey Harkness, The Daily Signal
The Obama administration has decided to continue its legal battle against Little Sisters of the Poor, a Catholic charity that objects to Obamacare’s mandate that employee health plans cover contraceptives and abortion-inducing drugs.
Pope’s money man tightens control over the power of the purse
Inés San Martín, Crux
In another milestone along the path to financial reform, Pope Francis’ new “Council for the Economy” met for the third time Thursday, among other things working out details for transfering the Vatican’s power of the purse ever more completely to Australian Cardinal George Pell.
A Humane Economy versus Economism
Ralph Ancil, The Imaginative Conservative
In the past, the emphasis was on the man of leisure who, acting as an independent or relatively self-sufficient individual, was able to spend time contemplating the higher aspects of life out of love for the good.
It’s Hard to be Saints in the City
Steven Malanga, City Journal
A new documentary shows how Benedictine monks make men out of Newark’s boys.