Posts tagged "religious freedom"

Happy Fourth of July 2014

Happy Fourth of July 2014! I found this in today’s Magnificat.  The words can be sung to the tune of Amazing Grace: I love this native land of mine A noble land and free, Adorned by nature’s lavish hand With fairest artistry.   Within this western sphere it lies, A gem of peerless price Whose... Read more »

Cardinal George on Religious Freedom

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Taped in September of this year, the Cardinals words resonate especially as we prepare to vote tomorrow.

Six Things Catholics Must Do This Political Season

JMJ   Six Important Things Catholics Must Do this Political Season by Deacon Mike Bickerstaff First and foremost, be at peace; God remains in control. Remain in His love. Be joyful and faithful ambassadors for Christ. Pray daily for your own conversion, for moral truth to guide our nation and its leaders, and for the... Read more »

Religious Liberty: Obamacare's First Casualty

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Please watch the video and then read Fr. Joahnnes Jacobse’s here which accompanies the video. Watching the news the night Obamacare was passed, I didn’t hear one word on any of the news stations about the impact on the Catholic Church except of course on Raymond Arroyo’s show on EWTN. Perhaps, as Catholics we should take... Read more »

Happy Birthday America!

O beautiful for spacious skies, For amber waves of grain, For purple mountain majesties Above the fruited plain! America!  America! God shed his grace on these, And crown they good with brotherhood From sea to shining sea. O beautiful, for pilgrim feet, Whose stern impasssioned stress A thoroughfare for freedom beat Across the wilderness! America!... Read more »

Today the Supreme Court Will Decide on Obamacare

Dignitatis Humane is the Second Vatican Council’s Declaration on Religious Freedom: The religious acts whereby men, in private and in public and out of a sense of personal conviction, direct their lives to God transcend by their very nature the order of terrestrial and temporal affairs.  Government therefore ought indeed to take account of the... Read more »