Action Alert!

The Insights eNewsletter

Insights provides critical perspective on the issues that affect your life as a Catholic today. Delivered twice weekly.

» Subscribe

This Insights eNewsletter was sent to subscribers on February 17, 2012.

eNewsletter Subject: The God of Finance

Pope Benedict has spoken out strongly against what he sees as the increasing cult of the world financial sector. I explain what he is complaining about in On the Culture: The Pope on the Financial Sector’s Divinity.

Since it is nice to consider something besides the HHS mandate for a change, I also comment on some of the signs emerging in Catholic higher education: Catholic Universities: Steps on the Way Back.

But the USCCB is still mounting a major campaign against the HHS mandate, focusing on conscience rights. Phil Lawler and I have some important cautions about what is going on here. First, please read Phil's On the News commentary identifying the diabolical beauty of the Obama Administration's overall plan: The Obama strategy: let's talk about contraception.

Second, while I approve the Catholic political strategy in combatting the mandate, I think it is very important to understand its downside as well: Religious Liberty and Conscience Rights: A Caution....

[more content for subscribers]

There's more to this eNewsletter! Sign up to receive complete Insights!