Tag Archives: HHS mandate

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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Prayer for the Protection of Religious Liberty

For all those keeping watch during the Virtual Vigil for Religious Liberty, we have one small request today: Join us in praying the Prayer for the Protection of Religious Liberty today. O God our Creator, Through the power and working …

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Nancy Pelosi – the video “I do my religion on Sundays…”

As thousands gather for religious liberty rallies around the country today, we wanted to share the video footage from House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi’s weekly press conference.

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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 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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Archdiocese of Washington, D.C. on Sebelius at Georgetown “Disappointed But Not Surprised”

The Archdiocese of Washington, D.C. has weighed in on Georgetown University inviting Secretary Sebelius as a participant in an event affiliated with their commencement activities this weekend. Below is the editorial published in the latest issue of the Catholic Standard. …

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Notre Dame Staff Demand Bishop Jenky Resign from Board

A letter signed by 49 professors and staff sent to University of Notre Dame President, Rev. John I. Jenkins, CSC, and Board Chairman, Richard C. Notabaert, demands Bishop Daniel Jenky resign from the Board of Fellows. Bishop Jenky of Peoria, …

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Cardinal Burke Explains Bishops’ Tough Stand on HHS Mandate

Cardinal Raymond Burke, the highest-ranking U.S. prelate in the Vatican, has described the HHS mandate as a temptation for Catholics to “materially and formally” cooperate with evil. Or, to put it simply, any Catholic who obeys the government mandate is …

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