• New healthcare law a road to hell

    • May 9, 2017

    The bishops in the United States say the new American Health Care Act falls short of those obligations imposed on us by Christ in the Gospel of Matthew, because it contains proposals that would be disproportionately harmful to the poor and to immigrants. We have a choice: Take the words of Jesus seriously, or accept what is convenient to us in Christ’s message while rejecting Christ himself.

  • Trump’s budget slashes aid to the poor. What would Jesus do?

    Trump’s budget slashes aid to the poor. What would Jesus do?

    • Mar 22, 2017

    Christian commentators have been arguing on social media in recent days on whether the sharp cuts in assistance to the poor proposed in President Trump’s budget would outrage Jesus or if the translation of a Bible passage suggests the opposite.

  • Catholic leaders react to House bill to repeal, replace health care law

    Catholic leaders react to House bill to repeal, replace health care law

    • Mar 8, 2017

    The U.S. Catholic bishops wrote a letter to House members calling all political parties to address the health care reform with a “new spirit of cooperation for the sake of the common good.” The bishops noted that “discussions on health care reform have reached a level of intensity which is making open and fruitful dialogue difficult.”