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HHS mandate is offense to social justice, Catholic social teaching

HHS mandate is offense to social justice, Catholic social teaching

| Father Griffith | August 16, 2012 | 0 Comments

Catholics in the United States have never represented a monolith with regard to any given issue. In many respects this is a good thing, as Catholicism and Catholic teaching transcend any given ideology or political party. Simply put, Catholicism is the opposite of ideology and thus seeks to challenge ideological constructs that oppose authentic freedom and truth.

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Observing a ‘Fortnight for Freedom’

Observing a ‘Fortnight for Freedom’

Truly historic challenges are being leveled against religious liberty in the United States

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The connection between marriage and religious freedom

The connection between marriage and religious freedom

| Father Dan Griffith | April 26, 2012 | 0 Comments

I would argue that our concern for marriage and religious freedom is not just a matter of faith, but should be a concern for all Americans.

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2,000 stand up for religious freedom at rally

2,000 stand up for religious freedom at rally

| March 27, 2012 | 3 Comments

Kathy Nelson of Holy Name of Jesus in Medina is not a teacher. Yet, she felt compelled to act like one at the Federal Building in downtown St. Paul March 23. She joined an estimated crowd of 2,000 to stand up for religious freedom.

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Federal Mandates and the Crushing of Religious Freedom

Federal Mandates and the Crushing of Religious Freedom

| Father Tadeusz Pacholczyk | March 7, 2012 | 0 Comments

In the words of another commentator, “As is more and more obvious, ObamaCare has nothing to do with controlling healthcare costs. It has everything to do with government control. It’s time to admit a mistake, repeal the law, and look at market-based ways to control health care costs.”

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President’s ‘compromise’ really no compromise at all

President’s ‘compromise’ really no compromise at all

President’s proposed solution still violates religious freedom and fails to protect conscience rights

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MN Catholic Conference notes concerns over compromise on contraceptive mandate

MN Catholic Conference notes concerns over compromise on contraceptive mandate

| February 10, 2012 | 1 Comment

UPDATED: “We are awaiting the details and are reserving judgment, but today’s amendments do not seem to be a true reversal of an unwise and unjust policy,” said Jason Adkins, MCC executive director.

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Quotes from this week’s newsmakers – November 10, 2011

Quotes from this week’s newsmakers – November 10, 2011

| November 10, 2011 | 0 Comments

“The missionaries in the first evangelization covered immense geographic distances to spread the good news. We, the missionaries of the new evangelization, must surmount ideological distances just as immense, oftentimes before we ever journey beyond our own neighborhood or family.”

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