Supreme Court Holds That Pro-Lifers Have First Amendment Rights Too
Andrew Kloster, The Daily Signal
Ultimately, though, this is a victory for pro-life advocates and for the First Amendment. And it is yet another 9-0 loss for the Obama administration, which weighed in on behalf of the State of Massachusetts.
Church rejoices in scientific progress, Pope tells young astronomers
Catholic World News
Research in the sciences can be “a fitting and effective means of promoting peace and justice,” Pope Francis told an audience of young astronomers on June 26.
City Loses Final Appeal on Limiting Sales of Large Sodas
Michael M. Grnbaum, New York Times
The Bloomberg big-soda ban is officially dead. The state’s highest court on Thursday refused to reinstate New York City’s controversial limits on sales of jumbo sugary drinks, exhausting the city’s final appeal and handing a major victory to the American soft-drink industry, which bitterly opposed the plan.
The Fall of Mosul
Philip Jenkins, Aleteia
For anyone who cares about Christian history, it’s like the end of the world.