Tomorrow is the day that the federal regulations on health insurance policies officially take effect, including the much debated requirement that employers cover contraception in their employee health plans.
We finished up our September issue today. Expect it around the middle of next month. If you don’t already have a subscription, you’ll be missing some great content! (An interview with Kerry Cronin on the love lives of college students! Catholic millennials and their take on the war on terror! Young adults helping jump start small-businesses! Plus the regular departments and columns you don’t see on USCatholic.org!)
Stories on sexual abuse are dominating the headlines today, with news on the church's abuse crisis and fallout from yesterday's Penn State ruling.
After the tragic Aurora, Colorado shooting, gun control is again a major topic of discussion. New York Mayor Bloomberg weighs in, insisting both presidential candidates must pledge to enforce gun control laws. America Magazine’s Jim Martin explains why gun control is a religious issue.
Is Mass attendance down because people don't understand the faith? Says Fr. Alexander Lucie-Smith at the Catholic Herald (UK): "People walk away from the practice of the faith not because the reject it as such, but because they do not really understand what it is they are doing when they practice the faith."