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Please join us today in praying for the unborn

Last night at the Democratic National Convention, activist Sandra Fluke was given a prime time, network slot to continue her campaign to rewrite history. In case you have forgotten, Ms. Fluke gained fame when pro-abortion supporters in Congress attempted to …

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Romney releases religious liberty ad “Be Not Afraid”

This morning we applaud Governor Romney for speaking out again about the attacks on our religious liberties. The ad should be refreshing for people of faith who care about this issue versus President Obama’s campaign choosing to hire Georgetown student …

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RIP Religious Liberty

Remember tomorrow — August 1, 2012. Remember this day as the day our most cherished liberty evaporated. Religious liberty had a good run. It nearly survived 221 years from when the Constitution’s First Amendment went into effect. That’s right — …

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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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Catholic Leaders Join MRC Outrage Over Network Silence on Catholics vs. Obama Lawsuit

Today, Catholic Advocate joined with the Media Research Center and other Catholic leaders to raise concerns about the media’s coverage of the unprecedented lawsuits filed earlier this week to defend our religious liberties. The text of the press release follows: …

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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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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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No Retreat from Bishops on Defending Religious Freedoms

Good news! The Administrative Committee of the USCCB has released a statement on the HHS mandate that doesn’t retreat a single step from the position taken by Cardinal Dolan, Cardinal George, Archbishop Chaput, and the dozens of other bishops who …

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