Ezra Klein in the Washington Post reports that the Affordable Care Act (“Obamacare”) provision requiring insurance companies to spend 80% of premium dollars on actual medical care is paying off… literally

Gary Wills, who has been dubbed the greatest contemporary Catholic intellectual in America by John Allen, offers a scathing repudiation of the Vatican actions with regard to the LWCR. If you read one thing today, read this. It’s a #mustread

Colbert Nation Chaplain and prolific author Fr. James Martin, SJ continues his grassroots campaign inviting people to share #WhatSistersMeantoMe with a piece in the Washington Post explaining: “Sisters are my heroes.”

And for those who could use a bit of a brush-up on the history of Vatican relations with the Leadership Conference of Women Religious, CNS has a helpful timeline

90 members of the Georgetown University faculty, including numerous Jesuit priests, signed a letter to Congressman Paul Ryan accusing him of misusing Catholic teaching in an attempt to garner support for his proposed budget. Rep. Ryan delivered an address at Georgetown this morning. "In short, your budget appears to reflect the values of your favorite philosopher, Ayn Rand, rather than the Gospel of Jesus Christ."