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FOLLOW UP: Religious Freedom under attack in the US Senate – FAIL

The other day I urged you, in unity with the USCCB, to contact your Senator’s offices and express your opposition to the passing of S. 2578, the ‘Protect Women’s Health From Corporate Interference Act of 2014’. This would have gravely … Continue reading

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ACTION ITEM! Religious Freedom under attack in the US Senate – URGENT

Since the Supreme Court ruled on the Hobby Lobby case, some members of Congress are trying an end around to undermine our religious freedom.
YOU need to get involved with this one.  YOU need to pick up your phone and call … Continue reading

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Dem Senators propose bill to deprive religious entities of all religious freedom protection

I read this at NRO:
Senate Democrats’ Religious-Freedom Deprivation Bill
Under the guise of “protect[ing] women’s health from corporate interference,” the bill that Senate Democrats are proposing in response to the Hobby Lobby ruling would deprive religious entities of all religious-liberty protections … Continue reading

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Seal of Confession under attack by Louisiana Supreme Court

I have read with concern and anger that a court in Louisiana has ruled that a priest of the Diocese of Baton Rouge, who had heard the confession of a minor concerning abuse by an adult, can be compelled to … Continue reading

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Krauthammer on the Thought Police

NRO has this piece, which is spot on:
Thought Police on Patrol
No longer trying to win the debate, the Left is trying to stop debate altogether.
By Charles Krauthammer
Two months ago, a petition bearing more than 110,000 signatures was delivered to the Washington … Continue reading

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Bp. DiMarzio: Obama proposes what is “shameful and criminal in the eyes of Almighty God”

Fr. Z kudos to Brooklyn’s bishop Most Rev. Nicholas DiMarzio.  It is dated, but it is good, and still relevant.
With a biretta tip Pewsitter and to Veneremur Cernui I saw this at CNSNews:
Catholic Bishop: Obama Is ‘Proponent’ of What is … Continue reading

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Mr. President? REALLY?

This morning The First Gay President addressed the National Prayer Breakfast. [UPDATE: Text HERE.]
Two take away lines:
“[T]he killing of innocents is never fulfilling God’s will.”
“[F]reedom of religion matters to our national security.”
Really?
To paraphrase Mary McCarthy, but only slightly:
Every word he … Continue reading

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Pres. Obama declared 16 January “Religious Freedom Day”?!?

I saw at the blog of Syte Reitz in an entry labelled “The Deceiver” that – I am not making this up – Pres. Obama had declared Thursday 16 January to be “Religious Freedom Day”.
Religious Freedom Day?
It takes some real cynicism, … Continue reading

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Fr. Murray on FNC on Pres. Obama’s “Absurd” War on Women and on the Church

My friend Fr. Gerry Murray of the Archdiocese of New York was recently on FNC.  He spoke about Pres. Obama’s HHS Mandate.  He did a great job explaining some key points and had a few good one liners.
You might review … Continue reading

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Obama Administration asks SCOTUS not to exempt Catholic groups

The Obama Administration continues its jihad against the 1st Amendment, religious freedom, especially Catholic religious freedom.
From FNC:
Administration to high court: Don’t exempt Catholic groups from contraception mandate
The Obama administration on Friday asked the Supreme Court not to exempt Catholic groups from … Continue reading

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