President Barack Obama

February 19, 2013

Archbishop Lori Implores Congress to Protect Conscience Rights

In a Feb. 15 letter to the legislative body, the archbishop noted that failure would result in negative consequences for the United States.

January 23, 2013

Obama’s ‘Gay Rights’ Agenda on Collision Course With Religious Liberty

His inaugural address equated same-sex ‘marriage’ with civil rights for black Americans and pledged to advance ‘gay rights’ in 2013, raising serious religious-liberty concerns.

January 22, 2013

Obama Says Same-Sex ‘Marriage’ Necessary for National Progress

In his second inaugural address, the president promoted the controversial issue as being equivalent to the women’s suffrage and civil-rights movements.

December 7, 2012

Supreme Court to Hear Marriage Cases on DOMA, Prop 8

October 19, 2012

Obama, Romney Trade Humorous Barbs at the Annual Al Smith Fundraiser

Religious freedom was mentioned — along with the good the Church does — amid the jokes on Oct. 18.

October 18, 2012

Religious Freedom (Briefly) Surfaces During Debates, Stirring Frustration

Where the HHS mandate stands in the midst of pre-election sound bites and strategy.

October 4, 2012

Obama vs. Romney, Round 1: Early Returns

A look at the post mortems of presidential debate No. 1, from the thoughtful to the rhetorical.

August 27, 2012

An Important Film for Our Time

"2016: Obama's America"

August 15, 2012

Paul Ryan’s Bishop Defends Him Amid Attacks on His Application of Church Teaching

Madison, Wis., Bishop Robert Morlino says he’s not endorsing Ryan, but upholds the candidate’s reputation as a serious Catholic committed to applying Church social doctrine.

June 14, 2012

Archbishop Lori: Labeling Knights of Columbus Partisan Is an Injustice

At bishops' meeting, head of religious-freedom committee responds to a reporter's question about funding.

June 14, 2012

Religious Freedom Dominates U.S. Bishops' Meeting

Archbishop Lori signals commitment to defense of individual conscience rights and the free exercise of Catholic institutions.

May 30, 2012

Bishops Defend Legal Strategy as HHS Mandate Emerges as Election-Year Issue

In the wake of 43 Catholic groups filing legal challenges, media coverage targets internal tensions over strategy.

May 10, 2012

President Obama and the Future of Marriage

April 2, 2012

Humanae Vitae, the Priest and the HHS Mandate

March 22, 2012

State of Alabama Joins EWTN's Legal Challenge Against HHS Mandate

Attorney General Luther Strange filed papers March 22.

February 27, 2012

Where were Obama apologies when armed forces burned Bibles?

Administration and military officials have been quick with apologies for the burning of Korans at Bagram Airfield. Where were the apologies when they were burning Bibles at the very same location?

February 27, 2012

Cardinal Dolan Joins Protest Over 'Unacceptable' Attack on Religious Liberty

500 signatures are now on Becket Fund for Religious Liberty's petition campaign to protect Americans' First Amendment rights.

February 23, 2012

Please Show Us the Same Respect, Mr. President

February 18, 2012

Burning Incense Before Idols

February 16, 2012

Abortion, Contraception and the Church Fathers

Despite what some commentators and politicians think, Church teaching on abortion and contraception has remained unchanged.

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