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Contraceptive policy sparks controversy

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February 16, 2012

Filed under News, Religion

After much debate and controversy concerning the new mandate requiring employers to provide insurance plans that include free contraceptives for employees, Obama has announced alterations to the original legislation in an attempt...

Deform or reform for healthcare? Birth control mandate in Affordable Care Act

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February 8, 2012

Filed under Commentary, Opinion, Religion

The Catholic Church has long held the belief that the use of contraceptives is against the will of God.  A recent decision by the Obama administration has threatened to make this belief obsolete. Obama’s crowning legislative...

Catholic education shouldn’t just teach success

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February 3, 2012

Filed under Religion

It so happened that when one of my students asked me about writing something for the new The University News Religion column, I was in the midst of writing a paper proposal for a conference on “The Role of the Theologian in the P...

Mass changes bring both frustration, appreciation

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February 3, 2012

Filed under Religion

“The one unchangeable certainty is that nothing is certain or unchangeable.” John F. Kennedy really hit the nail on the head with that one (Irish people have a way with proverbs, trust me). Nearly every aspect of the human...

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