Many Catholics were disappointed that the U.S. Supreme Court declined to hear a case seeking to reinstate an Arizona law that barred abortions after 20 months. The law was overturned by a lower court. Others are focused on a case the Supreme Court will hear about whether or not restrictions on abortion protests violate free speech. But, the Supreme Court Monday decided to hear a case that should garner the attention of all Catholics, and likely will catch the pope's attention too. The Court will decide a case involving culture hedge funds that avoid settlements in sovereign debt negotiations, holding out for a larger wad of cash. The case the court will hear involves Argentina. Look for Papa Francesco to be more than a little interested in the outcome. Here is the press release from our friends at JubileeUSA.
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In This Issue
August 1-14, 2014
- Obama's executive order on LGBT discrimination gets mixed Catholic reaction
- Editorial: Obstacles riddle synod on the family's path
- Experts point to US role in migrants' flight
- Special Section [Newspaper only]: Social Justice PREVIEW
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