Religious Liberty

June 12, 2012

Archbishop Lori Highlights Role of Laity in Fortnight For Freedom

'It is the laity who are the ones that bring about the just and tranquil society,' says chairman of bishops' religious freedom committee.

June 12, 2012

Catholic Lawmaker Seeks Colleagues' Support for HHS Mandate Suits

June 10, 2012

Faith and Freedom on the New Haven Green

It was only one of scores of rallies June 8, but for religious liberty in America, this is 'hallowed ground.'

June 8, 2012

Americans Stand Up for Religious Freedom on Bill of Rights’ Anniversary

Rallies draw more than 75,000 people to protest HHS ‘contraceptive mandate.’

June 8, 2012

Register Radio: Corporations Redefining Marriage & Leaving the Democratic Party

June 1, 2012

For Greater Glory: How a Largely Unknown Story Became an Epic Film

Producer, director, actors discuss their roles in bringing the Cristero history to the big screen.

June 1, 2012

Nashville Dominican Sister Appointed to USCCB Education Post

New staffer will focus on evangelization, ‘Ex Corde Ecclesiae,’ Year of Faith.

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 28, 2012

Head of Catholic Archdiocese for the Military Remembers Soldiers’ Sacrifices

Archbishop Timothy Broglio sees courageous Catholics as most faithful citizens.

May 27, 2012

Father Jordan’s Nightmare

May 20 issue column on the fight for the World Trade Center cross.

May 24, 2012

Let Freedom Ring!

Archbishop Lori delivers address on the challenge to religious liberty the nation now faces and what is being done in response.

May 23, 2012

Arizona Passes Exemption for Religious Employers

The law, signed by Gov. Jan Brewer, seeks to better protect religious liberty if federal 'contraceptive mandate' is struck down.

May 21, 2012

Unprecedented Legal Action Takes HHS Mandate Battle to the Courts

Bishops say the federal law is still 'unjust' and 'coercive,' as 43 Catholic dioceses and institutions file lawsuits May 21.

May 18, 2012

Sebelius Speaks at Georgetown Despite Protests

HHS secretary refers to JFK speech on religion and politics, as she encourages students to embrace public service.

May 16, 2012

Amendment Protects Religious Liberty of Military Members

The Fiscal Year 2013 defense-authorization bill says that the armed forces 'shall accommodate the conscience and sincerely held moral principles and religious beliefs' of its members regarding 'the appropriate and inappropriate expression of human sexuality.'

May 10, 2012

At Georgetown, Most Professors Critical of Ryan Fail to Sign Letter Protesting Sebelius Visit

Patrick Deneen gets signature of one colleague, but no response from nearly 90 others.

April 28, 2012

Sebelius Says She Sought Religious 'Balance,' But Ignored Key Precedents

April 27, 2012

Bishop Jenky’s Assessment of Religious Liberty Battle Raises Question About Historical Analogy

Notre Dame professor critical of colleagues’ letter calling for bishop’s resignation.

April 24, 2012

Archbishop Wenski Defends America's 'First Freedom'

Miami archbishop writes op-ed on religious liberty.

April 19, 2012

Archbishop Mansell: 'We Must Always Work for Resurrection to Overcome Threat of Death'

Archbishop of Hartford on religious-liberty fight: 'We must all continue to fight for that fundamental right, basic in the history of our country. '

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