Reflections for the Fortnight for Freedom – Day 2

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 of religious liberty. The readings and the questions that follow can be used for group discussion or for personal reflection. Read the rest…

Fortnight for Freedom Kicks Off Today!

Catholics across the country are embarking on an unprecedented two-week campaign of rallies, marches, lectures and prayer to galvanize opposition to the Obama Administration’s birth control mandate that will strip the faithful of their religious liberty by forcing them to cover healthcare that violates their consciences.

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True Freedom: Cardinal Dolan Releases New eBook

On the eve of the U.S. bishop’s unprecedented campaign for religious freedom, New York’s Cardinal Timothy M. Dolan has released a 5,000 word eBook explaining the critical choice mankind must make between true human dignity and a false concept of freedom that is sourced in the culture of death.

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Bishops Warn of Threats to Religious Freedom in U.S.

Speaking just hours before Catholic Social Services in Illinois announced that the state’s new civil union law was forcing them out of the adoption business, the head of the U.S. Bishops new committee on religious liberty warned the faithful that freedom of religion in America is being increasingly eroded.

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Supreme Court Decision Grants Major Victory to Religious Organizations

By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS
Staff Journalist

In a ruling that may prove pivotal for religious organizations in the future, the Supreme Court decided to let stand a lower court decision in favor of a religious employer’s right to make employment decisions based on religious beliefs.

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