Seal of Confession Under Attack in Louisiana Court Case
Brian Fraga, Aleteia
Will a priest be forced to testify about what a girl told him in private conversation?
In a letter sent July 14 to all U.S. Senators, Cardinal Seán O’Malley of Boston and Archbishop William E. Lori of Baltimore stated their “strong opposition to the misnamed ‘Protect Women’s Health From Corporate Interference Act of 2014’ (S. 2578).”
Moralistic Therapeutic Politics
Rod Dreher, The American Conservative
In terms of cultural conservatism, I’ve been a cultural conservative for most of my adult life, but having children really solidified my views on the importance of family and a strong cultural framework within which to raise them.
Fostering Sustainable Economic Development for the Poor
Greg Ayers, Institute for Faith, Work, and Economics
While much progress has been made toward poverty alleviation, many well-intentioned efforts have led Christians to actions that are not only ineffective, but leave the most vulnerable in a worse situation than before. Is there a better answer?