When Catholic Universities Were in Favor of Birth Control

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If you weren’t eagerly checking the bishops’ blog for their feelings on your health insurance, you may not have known that January 27 through- February 2 was Catholic Schools Week! I generally don’t participate in the bishops’ weeks (or fortnights), but I think this is an ideal moment to highlight the proud history of advocacy […]

Why the Bishops’ “Religious Freedom” Argument Is a Lie

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The recent Huffington Post article by Sister Mary Ann Walsh of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) tells us quite a bit about the veracity of its claims that religious freedom is under attack in the United States. Sister Walsh portrays Catholic institutions as just wanting to be able to give away services as acts of charity without […]