Religious Liberty

March 26, 2013

Franciscan University Undaunted After HHS Suit Dismissed

U.S. district judge dismissed the case on March 22 on the grounds it lacked standing.

March 21, 2013

Bishop Denounces Health Network’s Compliance With Mandate

Catholic health-care provider Avera made the decision to comply with the federal contraception mandate without seeking diocesan counsel or authorization.

February 26, 2013

Pro-Life Groups Urge Grassroots ‘Call to Conscience’

Initiative asks Congress to include conscience protection in essential legislation in response to the HHS mandate.

February 1, 2013

EWTN Pressing on in Face of Latest HHS Notice

Statement of Michael P. Warsaw, president and chief executive officer of EWTN Global Catholic Television Network and publisher of the Register, in response to notice of proposed rulemaking by the U.S. government on the HHS contraceptive services mandate issued Friday, Feb. 1, 2013:

December 12, 2012

Mennonite-Owned Wood Manufacturer Sues Over Contraception Mandate

‘Forcing Americans to surrender long-standing, deeply-held principles in order to own and run a business is not merely troubling but unnecessary and unconstitutional,’ the company’s president says.

November 6, 2012

A Tough Campaign Season: The Bishops' Battle to Overturn the Mandate

Amid a presidential-election year, the highlights of the U.S. bishops’ high-stakes effort to counter partisan spin and raise the alarm about the HHS mandate.

October 20, 2012

Religious Freedom vs. Aggressive Secularism

Oct. 21 issue pre-election commentary

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 16, 2012

The States of Religious Freedom

Nine state-level religious-freedom caucuses gear up for new challenges to First Amendment rights.

October 13, 2012

Bishops Call for 'Rosary Novena for Life and Liberty'

October 7, 2012

Play for Faith and Freedom

Oct. 7 issue feature: Timely show portrays St. Maximilian Kolbe’s stand for religious liberty.

October 7, 2012

Rosaries and Masses 'For God and Country'

From our Oct. 7 issue: A new prayer campaign is being organized by the World Apostolate of Fatima USA and Father Andrew Apostoli, a Franciscan Friar of the Renewal and Fatima expert.

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.

September 28, 2012

Religious Liberty Allows ‘Voice of Faith to Function as the Conscience of Society’

Cardinal Donald Wuerl warns against the rising dominance of a ‘monolithic secular point of view’ and offers Dignitatis Humanae, the groundbreaking Vatican II document, as an antidote.

September 19, 2012

House Passes Bill to Promote Human Rights in Vietnam

September 7, 2012

Cardinal Dolan Offers Pro-Life, Pro-Liberty Prayer at Democratic Convention

The archbishop of New York's prayer was similar to the one he prayed at the Republican National Convention. However, his prayer at the Democratic gathering was more explicit about the need to defend life.

August 31, 2012

Government 'Moving Goalposts' in HHS Contraceptive Mandate Controversy, Lawyer Charges

Alliance Defending Freedom attorney also says 'government bureaucrats' are 'redefining what religious faith is.'

August 28, 2012

HHS Mandate's 'Safe Harbor' Requirement Revised

Regulation has now been changed to include those that accept certain elements of the coverage while objecting to others. But it's still only a 12-month reprieve.

August 15, 2012

Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner? Cardinal Dolan Defends Invitation to Obama for Al Smith Banquet

New York cardinal says the invitation affirms the importance of civility and dialogue, but acknowledges concerns that gesture could cause 'scandal.'

August 9, 2012

Obama, in Denver Campaign Stop, Reaffirms Support for Mandatory Contraception Coverage

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