Tag Archives: 1st Amendment

U.S. Bishops Issue Call To Action To Defend Religious Liberty

From the website of the USCCB: April 12, 2012 Urge strong lay involvement Outline threats to First Freedom at all levels of government and abroad Call upon dioceses to pursue religious liberty fortnight, June 21-July 4 [Mark your calendars.  Get … Continue reading

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Card. Burke on the HHS mandate: “There is no way to justify it. It is simply wrong.”

In an interview, Raymond Card. Burke has offered his view on Pres. Obama’s attack on religious liberty, his erosion of the 1st Amendment, his duplicitous, anti-Catholic… okay.. you get it. From Life News with my emphases: Thomas McKenna: “It is beautiful … Continue reading

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A Good Friday Liturgy intercession in the light of our current concerns

In light of the current circumstances we face as Catholics, as people of all faiths, and as American citizens, this is excerpted from the Good Friday intercession prayers in the Ordinary Form: IX. For those in public office Let us … Continue reading

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Good piece by Catholic League on links between Obamacare, HHS mandate, and ACLU

Be sure to review and file away for reference this piece from the Catholic League: OBAMA ENLISTS ACLU TO WAR ON CATHOLICS April 4, 2012 On April 3, Catholic News Service published a story on an internal memo from the … Continue reading

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Pres. Obama invokes “social Darwinism”. Mr. President, look in the mirror.

Please use the sharing buttons! The President called the budget plan proposed by Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI), “social Darwinism“. Do you want an example of true social Darwinism?  Look at Pres. Obama’s eager support of abortion and even infanticide. Only … Continue reading

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CATHOLIC BLOGGERS! ACTION ITEM! POLL ALERT! Time Magazine on Card. Dolan

Bloggers! Please pick this up.  You don’t have to link to me. Just DO IT. Solidarity! The dreadful TIME Magazine (dreadful when it comes to anything about the Catholic Church) is having a poll and you should participate. From their … Continue reading

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Religious Liberty

1 April… and I’m not foolin’. Pres. Obama isn’t foolin’. The US bishops are NOT foolin’ either. Biretta tip: Sword of Peter!    

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30 March: USA: Day of prayer and fasting for Religious Liberty

From the Catholic Sentinel: US bishops set March 30 as day of prayer, fasting for religious liberty Catholic News Service WASHINGTON — The U.S. bishops have urged Catholics and “all people of faith” across the nation to observe March 30 … Continue reading

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“Dear Taliban….”

Yes, it’s the first full day of Spring.  Birds are chirping, flowers are rising, grass is greening, trees are budding, candidates are bloviating, liberals are obfustcating, and presidents are undermining.

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Card. Dolan on Religious Freedom and Protecting Healthcare for Women and Children

FAVOR ASKED BELOW. Supporters of the Obama Adminstration in a campaign of deceptive rhetoric are trying to tar the Church as being “political” whenever the bishops teach about matters of morals or raise their voices in the public square concerning … Continue reading

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Kansas: Priest says a prayer before House session. Hijinx ensues.

Priests and lay people need to rally around Card. Dolan and the whole USCCB in its effort to uphold the 1st Amendment, religious liberty rights not only of Catholics, but of all Americans in the face of blatant attacks by … Continue reading

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Obama Admin’s HHS kills Texas women’s health program because State prohibits money to help Planned Parenthood

Please use the sharing buttons!  Thanks!Planned Parenthood, founded by the eugenicist Margaret Sanger to kill off black people, the mentally challenged and other societal undesirables, now has one objective: make money from the death of babies through as many abortions … Continue reading

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Obama Admin to force a $1 abortion surcharge on your insurance payments

Pres. Obama lied to Card. Dolan.  Don’t forget that. Time and time again the White House makes sounds using words that, to reasonable, rational speakers of the English language mean one thing, but actually mean something else. Again, I come … Continue reading

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Obama gives Amish complete exemption. Catholics? Talk to the hand! Why? Why do you think?

A few days ago Sr. Mary Ann Walsh at the USCCB Blog posted this: Friday, March 9, 2012 Amish, Ok. Catholics, No. The Amish are exempt from the entire health care reform law. So are members of Medi-Share, a program … Continue reading

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Pro-abortion bigot group attacks Catholics in Hell’s Bible paid ad. Catholic League explains.

From the Catholic League: FRONTAL ASSAULT ON CATHOLICISM MARCH 9, 2012 BY ADMIN Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments as follows: Never has there been a more vicious anti-Catholic advertisement in a prominent American newspaper than the one in today’s … Continue reading

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