Barrett, a judge on the Seventh Circuit appeals court and a Catholic mother of seven, is also a former Notre Dame law professor and member of the ecumenical group People of Praise.
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Archbishop Wenski cited a new wave of religious intolerance pointing to laws forbidding public funding of religious schools—overruled by the Supreme Court this week—but also in the HHS contraceptive mandate case of the Little Sisters of the Poor, and 21 year-old Jack Denton, who was removed from his student government position at Florida State University for defending Church teaching.
Archbishop Wenski said that protecting institutions of civil society, including libraries, newspapers, and universities is necessary for ensuring religious freedom.
Catholic leaders hail a new Senate bill as a ‘modest bipartisan first step’ in criminal-justice reform, praising it overall, although some new mandatory minimum sentences are ‘problematic.’
USCCB meeting presentation discussed how papal eco encyclical will emphasize ‘human ecology.’