RELIGIOUS LIBERTY This is why judges matter. Remember when President Trump granted a moral and religious exemption for the HHS contraception mandate? Well, a federal judge blocked Trump’s order. http://cvote.it/2yR9XVZ
ABORTION The ACLU is again suing the Trump administration, demanding that federal immigration officials transport two illegal immigrants to an abortion facility. Remember: it’s Trump who doesn’t want these immigrant children to die. http://cvote.it/2yQc2S5
THEY ARE ANTI-BABY No shock here: Planned Parenthood CEO blasted Speaker Paul Ryan’s call for women to have more babies. http://cvote.it/2yQpO7i
TAX BILL The House and Senate are expected to vote on the revised tax bill. But Sen. John McCain, R-AZ, will likely miss the vote as he returns to Arizona for medical treatment. http://cvote.it/2yQKiN2
CHANGE TO TAX BILL Here’s a closer look at the last-minute changes to the child tax credit that Marco Rubio successfully added to the tax bill. http://cvote.it/2yQoYXV
QUOTE OF THE DAY “I’m extremely humble that CatholicVote, who defends life, faith, and freedom, has endorsed my candidacy for Congress. Thank you, CatholicVote.” -Rick Saccone, candidate for Congress in Pennsylvania’s 18th District.
IT’S A RELIGION Mary Eberstadt says it’s wrong to think of modern society as split between those with faith and those without. In fact, there’s a “zealous faith of secularism.” The sexual revolution has become a dogma. http://cvote.it/2yQoCRi
ANTI-CATHOLIC Go figure: Anti-Catholic media figures loom large in the recent sexual harassment scandals. http://cvote.it/2yQCXgr
VATICAN NATIVITY SCENE The Nativity scene in St. Peter’s Square at the Vatican is getting many negative views. In addition to Mary and Jesus, there is a display of the corporal works of mercy, including caring for the sick. http://cvote.it/2yPYRjY
SAINT OF THE DAY Blessed Anthony Grassi – http://cvote.it/dailysaint
DAILY MASS READINGS “Justice shall flourish in his time, and fullness of peace for ever.” (Ps 72:7) – http://cvote.it/Daily-Readings
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