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This Insights eNewsletter was sent to subscribers on July 25, 2014.
eNewsletter Subject: Straws in the Wind
Here are some pretty significant straws in the wind from the news of the last two days:
- ‘China’s aging millions look forward to bleak future’: Another nation learns the hard way that openness to life is a key to socioeconomic health.
- Vatican plans to clarify language of canon law regarding abuse penalties: In the past, it seems Canonical penalties have seldom been applied....
- Patron saints named for World Meeting of Families: John Paul II and Gianna Molla; good news.
As for news analysis, two very brief comments are worth noting. Phil Lawler insists that delaying the inevitable is bad policy in the Church's response to sex abuse suits: Wrongheaded diocesan legal defenses in abuse cases.
And I insist that Christians must not settle for window dressing in combatting the HHS Mandate: New HHS Mandate must truly eliminate complicity....
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