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2012 Congressional Town Hall / Event List

We are encouraging people of faith to visit with their Member of Congress during the August recess and urge them to support the Respect for Rights of Conscience Act to fix the HHS mandate and additional conscience violations contained in …

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Archbishop Chaput’s Fortnight for Freedom Homily

The Fortnight for Freedom was concluded with Mass celebrated at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in Washington, D.C. on July 4, 2012. Archbishop Charles Chaput of Philadelphia delivered the Homily. July 4, 2012 ARCHBISHOP CHAPUT’S …

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Remembering the Blessings of Liberty

We launched the Virtual Vigil for Religious Liberty to support the Bishops’ call for a two week period of prayer, education, and action in support of religious liberty, and today it comes to a close. 5,256 people of faith joined …

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It’s not just the HHS mandate

There has been so much attention in the media to the egregious HHS mandate that other attacks on our religious liberty have been overshadowed. For Day 12 of the Fortnight of Freedom, we wanted to remind you about some of …

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“If Catholics want different policy, change the policy makers!”

Catholic Advocate President Matt Smith was at the Supreme Court this morning when they issued their 5 to 4 ruling on the constitutionality of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. He made the following statement in response to the …

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Pelosi: ‘I do my religion on Sundays, in church’

Adding to the ever-growing file of “there she goes again…” NEWS FLASH Nancy Pelosi is only Catholic one day a week. Unfortunately, it is the other 6 days that are problematic. This is the same Catholic politician who has repeatedly …

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Cardinal Dolan “White House strangling Catholic church”; White House responds

Cardinal Timothy Dolan, president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, talks to CBS This Morning’s Charlie Rose and Erica Hill about the lawsuit filed by 43 Catholic organizations over the Obama administration violating our religious liberties. Then White House …

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Mary Ann Glendon: Why the Bishops Are Suing the U.S. Government

In this morning’s Wall Street Journal, former Ambassador to the Vatican and Harvard Law School Professor Mary Ann Glendon explains: “The main goal of the contraception mandate is not to protect women’s health. It is a move to conscript religious …

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Cardinal Dolan Applauds Church Agencies As They Challenge HHS For Violating Religious Freedom

The news in the Catholic Church today centers around the 43 entities filing lawsuits against the HHS mandate announced earlier this year. In an unprecedented move, diocese, organizations, and universities from across the Catholic spectrum filed 12 different lawsuits in …

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First Catholic University Forced To Drop Health Insurance

Franciscan University of Steubenville becomes the first Catholic institution forced to drop their campus health insurance coverage. In a post on their website, Franciscan sites the violation of our religious liberties and additional new requirements which would double premiums. Franciscan …

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