Tag Archives: HHS mandate

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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Dolan Urges Catholics to Become More Active in Politics

Twice this past week, Cardinal Timothy Dolan urged the laity to be more engaged in political life. His remarks follow his return from Rome where he was elevated to the College of Cardinals. Prior to his public comments, the Cardinal …

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Catholic Advocate Launches “Consultation” Web Video

Urges people of faith to support the Respect for Rights of Conscience Act Catholic Advocate launched our latest effort to defend religious liberty by calling on people of faith to support the Respect for Rights of Conscience act through a …

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Nurse to Member of Congress defends religious liberties

Thursday, February 16, 2012 a group of Members of Congress took to the floor of the House of Representatives to discuss the Respect for Rights of Conscience Act. Watch these great remarks by Rep. Ann Marie Buerkle (NY-25), a nurse, …

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Respect for Rights of Conscience Act Press Conference

Today, Congressman Jeff Fortenberry, author of the Respect for Rights of Conscience Act, along with a bipartisan, bicameral group of Members of Congress, speaks out against the HHS mandate that intrudes upon religious liberties and violates Americans’ rights of conscience. …

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What they are saying about the “compromise”…

Our bishops, Members of Congress, scholars, and the media are all commenting on the religious liberty “accommodation”, or rather lack thereof, announced by the White House Friday, February 10, 2012. We’ve compiled some of the best for you to stay …

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Media Misreports Bishops’ Position

We are already seeing news stories this morning misreporting the bishops’ statements reacting to the White House mandate modification announcement Friday, February 10, 2012. The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) statement is lengthy. Here is what you need to …

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White House Fails to Address Religious Liberty Concerns

“Our religious liberties are an inalienable right not a privilege that can be changed on a whim,” said Matt Smith, Catholic Advocate president. “Our faith-based institutions should not be forced by this administration or any in the future to violate …

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Speaker Boehner – Obama Admin. Attack on Religious Freedom “Will Not Stand”

Speaker John Boehner took to the House floor on Wednesday, February 8, 2012 to stand for religious liberty. Watch his remarks:

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ProtectOurConscience.org featured on Christian Broadcasting Network

The lead item on this morning’s 700 Club on the Christian Broadcasting Network was entitled “Catholics Unite Against Law’s Birth Control Mandate” and featured comments from Catholic Advocate President Matt Smith. Watch below:

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