Contraceptives and the Freedom of Conscience: Framing the Catholic Debate in Other Terms

I've been reading up on the fall-out over the Obama Administration's decision not to exempt large Catholic employers (hospitals, colleges, social service agencies) from provisions in the new health care laws requiring that enterprises of their scale provide insurance that covers contraceptives. You don't have to agree with Humanae Vitae to understand why the issue … Continue reading Contraceptives and the Freedom of Conscience: Framing the Catholic Debate in Other Terms

Sinéad O’Connor and the New Catholic Church

Sinéad O'Connor has a moving piece up at The Huffington Post. Please read it. UPDATE: I just said this below in the comments but it really does bear saying here: I should say that I’m one of these typically low-church protestant types, but that I find much to love in the contemplative traditions of the … Continue reading Sinéad O’Connor and the New Catholic Church