Protestant Perseverance and Catholic Decline?
James R. Rogers, First Things

Protestants with a strong religious identity continue to increase as Catholics with a strong religious identity continue to decline, according to a March study by the Pew Research Center.

Revisit the Born-Alive Act
Hadley Arkes, The Weekly Standard

With the scandal over Kermit Gosnell, this seems precisely the moment for pro-life congressmen to return to the Born-Alive Act and hold hearings.

Pope tells young to ‘swim against the tide; it’s good for the heart’
Cindy Wooden, Catholic News Service

In a partially improvised homily at Mass April 28 in St. Peter’s Square, Pope Francis encouraged young people to hang on to their ideals and pursue them.

FDA: Plan B will be over the counter for women 15 and over
Sarah Kliff, Washington Post

The Food and Drug Administration announced late Tuesday afternoon that it had approved a drugmaker’s application to sell the emergency contraceptive Plan B One-Step over-the-counter to women 15 and older.