Monthly Archives: July 2012

Happy 4th of July! Fireworks Cancelled?

In some areas of the country it’s just too dry to try – fireworks, that is. In case you’re missing out on the real thing this 4th of July, soothe your inner pyro here. Happy 4th of  July! And now, … Continue reading

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Let Freedom Ring!

Today ends the Fortnight for Prayer throughout the country. “The fervent prayer of a righteous person is very powerful.” (James 5:16). Now we wait and see….  All day this chorus has been going through my head: Let Freedom ring, let … Continue reading

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Reflections for the Fortnight for Freedom – Day 14 July 4, 2012

The fact is that men of the present day want to be able freely to profess their religion in private and in public. Religious freedom has already been declared to be a civil right in most constitutions, and it is … Continue reading

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Reflections for the Fortnight for Freedom – Day 13 July 3, 2012

In turn, where the principle of religious freedom is not only proclaimed in words or simply incorporated in law but also given sincere and practical application, there the Church succeeds in achieving a stable situation of right as well as … Continue reading

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Reflections for the Fortnight for Freedom – Day 12 July 2, 2012

Among the things which concern the good of the Church and indeed the welfare of society here on earth—things therefore which are always and everywhere to be kept secure and defended against all injury—this certainly is preeminent, namely, that the … Continue reading

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Reflections for the Fortnight for Freedom – Day 11 July 1, 2012

Furthermore, society has the right to defend itself against possible abuses committed on pretext of freedom of religion. It is the special duty of government to provide this protection. However, government is not to act in arbitrary fashion or in … Continue reading

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