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Whose religious freedom?

The freedom of religion and belief is one of our most cherished liberties. The First Amendment protects our right to believe whatever we choose. The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) would like you to think this right is in peril. As defenders of the Constitution, we beg to differ, and think that some of the recent controversies actually show that the First Amendment is doing its job, and confirm that religious freedom in America is alive and well.
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Why Catholic Bishops are Targeting Obama on Religious Freedom

Politics / US Politics : Swampland (3 years ago)

Heading into this election season, the U.S. Catholic bishops are making defense of religious liberty their signature issue. Last week, the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops launched an Ad Hoc Committee for Religious Liberty to act... Read Post

Bishops protest more actions as attacks on religious freedom, call for Catholics to act

Religion : Under God (3 years ago)

As promised, the country’s Catholic bishops are ramping up their campaign against what they see as attacks on religious liberties, particularly those of religious conservatives. On Thursday the bishops released a proclamation that e... Read Post

Bishops propose: "fortnight for freedom"—a great hymn of prayer for our country

Religion / Catholicism : Happy Catholic (3 years ago)

The Catholic bishops Ad Hoc Committee for Religious Liberty have an impressive document posted, Our First, Most Cherished Liberty: A Statement on Religious Liberty. You may read it at the USCCB site or they have a pdf you can print ... Read Post


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