OLYMPIA – Bills the state’s bishops are actively opposing — including mandatory abortion coverage in health care plans — are moving through the state Legislature, closer to becoming law during the session that ends March 8.
Looking at things from this side of the Atlantic, it is easy to think of Europe as a single, united entity. Seen up close, it’s not so clear. National identity keeps getting in the way.
Will a preschool kids’ playground turn out to be the path that leads to ending a historical form of discrimination against church-sponsored schools in America?
Just when you think things can’t get any worse, they do. That’s been the story of Donald Trump’s relationship with the media for a long time, and we aren’t seeing the end of it yet.
OLYMPIA – More than 600 Catholics from around the Archdiocese of Seattle will talk to state legislators about housing, health care and fair treatment legislation during Catholic Advocacy Day March 16.
More than 70 years ago, the English satirist Aldous Huxley wrote that modernity is the “age of noise.” He was writing about the radio, whose noise, he said “penetrates the mind, filling it with a babel of distractions — news items, mutually irrelevant bits of information, blasts of corybantic or sentimental music, continually repeated doses of drama that bring no catharsis.”