New USCCB statement on religious liberty: 'What is at stake is whether America will continue to have a free ... society — or whether the state alone will determine who gets to contribute to the common good.'
Rick Santorum bows out of the race. But his critique of President Kennedy has already prompted Cardinal Dolan to offer his own assessment of JFK's legacy, signaling a broader push to challenge Catholic attitudes on political engagement.
Holy Father outlined the roots of the 'contemporary crisis of marriage and the family' to the bishops of Minnesota, North Dakota and South Dakota March 9. Also on that day, he connected the New Evangelization and confession.
A bill would turn back the 2009 law that legalized same-sex ‘marriage’ in the state. If the bill passes, it would mark the first time that a legislature will have reversed itself on the contentious issue. This comes amid a host of state bills on the issue.
UPDATE: Abortion coverage in insurance is also at stake. Same-sex 'marriage' was signed into law by the governor Feb. 13, and traditional-marriage groups have filed a referendum as Catholics and Christians speak up for God's plan for marriage.