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The God of Finance
First appeared on 02/17/2012. Insights is also available to members via email delivery.
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]