I go away for a week and the world turns upside down. I am sure there has been much commentary on this, but Cardinal Timothy Dolan penned a letter to the White House that breathes conciliation and solidarity. Let's hope that this is an indicator that the USCCB is recognizing the need to take a less harsh and intransigent stance toward the administration, and while there remains complicated legal work to do on the HHS mandate, especially regarding self-insured institutions, there are a range of issues that are also urgent from immigration reform to gun control on which the Church, for the good of society, can work with this White House.
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In This Issue
- Editorial: What kind of reformer is Francis?
- Vatican event tackles women's equality, inclusion, ordination
- Stopping the Islamic State without making matters worse
- This issue's Special Section: Catholic Education
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by Cindy Wooden, Catholic News Service Eco Catholic
by Cindy Wooden, Catholic News Service The Francis Chronicles