Editorial | Word of the Year

It's not a new concept, or a newly created term such as "selfie," the Oxford Dictionaries Word of the Year for 2013. A "selfie" is a term Oxford describes as a photograph taken of oneself, typically with a smartphone or webcam and uploaded to a social media website.

The declaration of the Word of the Year was a big sensation, covered extensively on NBC, PBS Newshour, the Guardian of London, Fox News, USA Today, the New York Times and many more media outlets

Archdiocese refiles lawsuit on health care mandate

The Archdiocese of St. Louis and Catholic Charities of St. Louis have refiled a lawsuit against the federal government challenging the legality of the U.S. Health and Human Services (HHS) mandate on health care insurance coverage the Church finds morally objectionable.

A statement from the archdiocese noted that the lawsuit was filed at this time because the U.S. government's implementation of the HHS mandate is approaching and no acceptable compromise respecting religious liberty has been offered.

Judge dismisses archdiocese's lawsuit against HHS mandate

A federal judge has dismissed lawsuit from the Archdiocese of St. Louis and Catholic Charities against the United States government, which challenges the constitutionality of the HHS health care mandate.

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