1. Another analysis of the Cake Case oral arguments, this one adding a grain of salt to hopes for a decent ruling:: https://www.cato.org/blog/justice-kennedy-will-be-top-chef-masterpiece-cakeshop-case
2. The USCCB calls on Congress to consider fundamental moral principles in finalizing the tax bill: http://www.usccb.org/news/2017/17-243.cfm and https://www.catholicnewsagency.com/news/bishops-congress-can-still-address-fundamental-flaws-in-tax-law-54911
3: Both Austria and Australia descend into irrationality by redefining marriage: https://www.reuters.com/article/us-austria-equalmarriage/austrias-supreme-court-paves-way-for-same-sex-marriage-from-2019-idUSKBN1DZ1AX and http://www.abc.net.au/news/2017-12-07/same-sex-marriage-bill-passes-house-of-representatives/9235560
4: Well, what do you know, studies confirm that there’s a significant increase in risk of breast cancer for women who use hormonal contraception: https://www.nytimes.com/2017/12/06/health/birth-control-breast-cancer-hormones.html Let’s see, rampant sexual harassment, increased risk of cancer… how’s that sexual revolution working out for you?
5. The Cardinal’s important remarks on the persecution of Christians: https://cruxnow.com/church-in-the-usa/2017/12/07/dolan-persecution-christians-kitchen-table-topic-u-s-catholics/