Tag Archives: religious liberty

“The Church…cannot and should not replace the State. Yet at the same time….”

“The Church…cannot and should not replace the State. Yet at the same time she cannot and must not remain on the sidelines in the fight for justice. She has to play her part through rational argument and she has to … Continue reading

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New Glaswegian Archbishop predicts jail for supporting true marriage, traditional family

I have heard, and I think this may be anecdotal, that Card. George quipped that his successor might wind up dying in jail.
The England and Wales and Scotland are farther along in the culture war that we are in the … Continue reading

Posted in One Man & One Woman, Our Catholic Identity, Religious Liberty, The future and our choices, The Last Acceptable Prejudice | Tagged , , , , , , | 41 Comments

Sr Patricia Miller in op-ed canonizes St. Obama for his respect for religious liberty. No, really.

Joseph Goebbels advised that when telling lies, tell a big one and tell it often. Another approach is to jam so many distortions into so brief a space that they are too hard to refute in as short a … Continue reading

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Wheaton College (Protestant) joins Catholic institutions in lawsuit against HHS mandate

Wheaton College is joining Catholic instititutions to fight the Obama Administrations attacks on our 1st Amendment rights.
Remember: Even though the newsies incessantly talk about contraception contraception contraception, the real objection about the HHS mandate is not the contraception angle. This … Continue reading

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POLL ALERT! Australia: Legal efforts to force priests to break Seal of Confession!

For POLL info, read to the bottom.
From Australian news.com.au
Priests could be ordered to report confessions of sex abuse to police
Ashley Gardiner
Herald Sun
July 18, 2012 12:00AM
HUNDREDS of years of Catholic tradition in the confessional could be overturned by Victoria’s inquiry into … Continue reading

Posted in Our Catholic Identity, POLLS, Priests and Priesthood, Religious Liberty, The future and our choices, The Last Acceptable Prejudice | Tagged , , , , , , | 42 Comments

Congressman introduces Religious Freedom Tax Repeal Act

From the CNS comes this:
New proposal would remove mandate’s penalties for religious employers
WASHINGTON (CNS) — Saying that the U.S. Supreme Court’s June 28 decision on the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act “leaves intact a grave assault to religious freedoms,” Rep. … Continue reading

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Obama Defends HHS Mandate: It’s “Not Fair” That Catholics Won’t Fund Birth Control

A biretta tip to CMR I saw this on Weasel Zippers.
Pres. Obama simply lies to a reporter about the HHS mandate. He uses the dodge that “insurance companies”, not the Catholic institutions, will have to pay for the objectionable things. … Continue reading

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Archbishop Chaput’s sermon for the closing of the Fortnight for Freedom

On 4 July, Most Rev. Charles Chaput delivered the sermon for a Mass to close the Fortnight For Freedom.

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Nifty! Virtual Vigil for Religious Liberty

Have you seen the Virtual Vigil for Religious Liberty?
You can virtually attend a rally.  BUT… BUT… you have to PRAY too, right?

Prayer for the Protection of Religious Liberty
O God our Creator, through the power and working of your Holy Spirit, you … Continue reading

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NCReg Interview with the new VP of “Ecclesia Dei”, Archbp. DiNoia

At the National Catholic Register there is a long interview with the new Vice President of the Pontifical Commission “Ecclesia Dei”, His Excellency Most Reverend, J. Augustine DiNoia, OP.
He said that, since he hasn’t actually begun his work at the … Continue reading

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