Results from Tag: 'freedom of conscience'
After Catholic Football Coach Was Fired for Refusing COVID-19 Vaccine, Lawyer Alleges Anti-Religious Animus
Nick Rolovich intends to sue Washington State University after he was refused a religious exemption to the state’s COVID-19 vaccine mandate and was subsequently fired for not getting vaccinated.
Lawyers representing the Bay State have backed the official’s stance that Catholics can’t claim conscience exemptions, based on his own ‘holistic’ assessment of Church teaching on the issue.
At great personal cost, Dr. Genowefa Abłażej stood her ground and defended life. She was honored by Pope St. John Paul II in 1988 with the medal ‘Pro Ecclesia et Pontifice.’
Armando Valladares, a former prisoner of conscience in Cuban prisons, received the 2016 Canterbury Medal bestowed by the Becket Fund for Religious Liberty on May 12.
‘The government has no business punishing citizens solely because of their religious beliefs,’ said a lawyer with the Becket Fund for Religious Liberty.