A good week for the culture war
(RNS) — The Supreme Court lives up to expectations on guns, education and abortion.
The abortion question may be decided politically. The real test is a moral one.
(RNS) — Politics is not the point. The point is to make abortion unnecessary.
How Mormons are sabotaging marriage and the family
(RNS) — People rightly object to the hot-wife-as-reward fallacy; it’s sexist, shallow and theologically bankrupt. But here’s another objection I haven’t heard raised: This is a surefire way to torpedo a marriage before it even begins.
EXPLAINER: What led to priests being killed in Mexico?
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Drug cartels have long used the remote mountains to plant illicit crops of marijuana and opium poppies.
Vatican releases pope’s Canada itinerary, a sign trip is on
ROME (AP) — The publication of the itinerary was delayed for nearly two weeks, leading to speculation Francis might be forced to cancel traveling to Canada as he did his before a planned July 2-7 pilgrimage to Africa.
Native American leaders push for boarding school commission
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The dark history of Native American boarding schools — where children were prohibited from speaking their languages and often abused — has been felt deeply across Indian Country and through generations.
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