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“Free stuff”? The message from Romney’s NAACP speech

NICHOLAS KAMM AFP/GETTY IMAGES US Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney addresses the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People … Continued

Reason rules the Roberts Court on ‘Obamacare’, but Christians need to continue to advocate for the poor

Joe Raedle GETTY IMAGES A sign giving direction to The University of Miami Hospital’s Emergency Department. The Supreme Court has … Continued

Conservatives rally across U.S. for ‘religious freedom’

WASHINGTON — Hundreds gathered on Capitol Hill and at rallies across the nation on Friday (June 8) in a double-barreled … Continued

Why the health care fight is also about abortion

MLADEN ANTONOV AFP/GETTY IMAGES Anti-abortion protesters pray outside the Supreme Court on the third day of oral arguments over the … Continued

It Takes a Movement: A Post-Election Analysis

[Editor’s Note: This is the first installment of a six-part series by Jim Wallis reflecting on the past two years … Continued

Abortion issue not going away

By Connie Mackey It was with some surprise to see Mr. Stevens-Arroyo, a self-proclaimed Catholic, upset that Archbishop (soon to … Continued

Vote your conscience on ALL the issues

I too believe that voting is a “serious moral obligation.” “Moral” in this sense means treating voting as an ethical … Continued

Health care reform: A victory for life and human dignity

By Morna Murray and Vincent Millerpresident of Catholics in Alliance for the Common Goodprofessor, University of Dayton Americans who have … Continued

Civil war over health care?

Unless one relishes civil war, the events of the past week should be troubling regardless of how one feels about … Continued

Why I support universal health care

No human created in God’s image should be denied basic health care. Money is not worth more than human life … Continued

Why is Senate hiding from Hyde?

By Sister Mary Ann WalshDirector of Media Relations, U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops The thousands of pages in the health … Continued

GOP declares “Holy War” against health care reform

God as Holy Warrior is now apparently running the GOP senatorial opposition to the health care bill. The Republican response … Continued

Catholic schizophrenia

Not long ago, I received an email from Dr. Stephen M. Colecchi, director of the Office of International Justice and … Continued

The bishops and Obama paranoia

The Catholic bishops made it into the White House briefing, not once but twice the first weeks of October. Presidential … Continued

Health-Care Distortions

A law has been proposed in Congress that no woman be forced to have an abortion. Yet, Catholic bishops like … Continued

Love Thy Neighbor’s Health Care

By Gene DavenportProfessor Emeritus of Religion, Lambuth University The present health care situation reflects the blessing and the curse of … Continued

Whose Responsibility is My Health?

Health-care reform is an economic, political and medical issue. But On Faith panelist and evangelical leader Jim Wallis says it’s … Continued

Finally, a Clear Explainer on Abortion and Health-Care Reform

By Jacqueline L. Salmon Here’s the clearest explanation I’ve found of what is in the health-reform package in the House … Continued

Truth in Health-Care Packaging

The health care reform legislation that is emerging from the sausage-making of the Congress is not about abortion. In these … Continued

Compassion, Christians and Health Care

I am confused. As a Christian, I was taught that to be a Christian, one has to strive to love … Continued