Organ donation fosters culture of life, pope says

Christians who donate their organs offer “a gift to the suffering Lord who said that everything we have done for a brother or sister in need we have done for him,” the pope said during a meeting with members of the Italian Association of Organ Donors.

Minnesota Legislature sets budget targets

The big news at the Capitol last week was the release by the Minnesota House and Senate of their budget targets. These targets are important because they set a framework for how much spending each committee is allowed to do in relationship to the overall state budget.