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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 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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Reflections for the Fortnight for Freedom – Day 2 June 22, 2012

It is in accordance with their dignity as persons—that is, being endowed with reason and free will and therefore privileged to bear personal responsibility—that all men should be at once impelled by nature and also bound by a moral obligation … Continue reading

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Reflections for the Fortnight for Freedom – Day 1 June 21, 2012

These reflections and readings from the Vatican II document Declaration on Religious Liberty (Dignitatis Humanae) are intended for daily use during the Fortnight for Freedom, a national campaign designated by the U.S. Catholic bishops for teaching and witness in support … Continue reading

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Fortnight for Religious Freedom

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OSV and 40+ Other Catholic Groups File Lawsuit Today Against HHS Mandate

Just breaking: 43 Catholic diocese and organizations, including Our Sunday Visitor, the Diocese of Fort Wayne – South Bend and the University of Notre Dame have filed a lawsuit challenging the HHS mandate. From OSV’s Press Relese: The lawsuits are … Continue reading

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United For Religious Freedom – The U.S. Bishops Speak

The principle committee of the United States Council of Catholic Bishops (USCCB)  is its Administrative Committee. It is comprised of the Conference’s officers, with Timothy Cardinal Dolan, Archbishop of New York as the current president and chair of the committee, … Continue reading

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How Good and Pleasant It Is When Brothers Dwell in Unity: Shoulder-To-Shoulder The US Bishops Step Forward

The Catholic Church in the United States is comprised of 195 dioceses, designated by region and each led by a bishop chosen by the Holy Father. Currently there are 183 dioceses with bishops currently leading them (others are vacant or … Continue reading

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Jumping Into the HHS Mandate Fray

While I’ve been wanting to post on the White House v. Religious Liberty via the Health and Human Services Department (HHS) time had just not magically appeared in order for me to present the background and history that I want … Continue reading

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March For Life

Today is the anniversary of the sad Supreme Court decision Roe v. Wade that legalized abortion throughout the United States at any point in pregnancy. The states, subsequent to the end of the 1st trimester, could however, regulate the procedure … Continue reading

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