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The Shake-up In Rome



As few weeks back, I wondered why Cardinal Marc Ouellet had not been confirmed as Prefect of the Congregation for Bishops. Now, we know. This morning, the Holy Father announced a major shake-up of that all-important congregation, confirming Cardinal Ouellet as prefect, but shuffling the membership in profound ways, especially for the Church in the United States.

More Trouble for ACA


The incompetence of Kathleen Sebelius continues. Despite the fact that the Affordable Care Act requires every health insurance exchange to include a plan that does not cover abortion, despite the fact that without this provision of the law, the law would not have passed, it turns out that in many states, no such plan is being offered and even if there is such a plan, you will have a hard time finding that fact out. Grant Gallicho at Commonweal has the story.


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May 22-June 4, 2015


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