Silencing the Voices of the Faithful in Health Care

Religious liberty provides for the free exercise of one’s faith in every aspect of life. This freedom is far more extensive than merely having the freedom to attend the worship service of choice.  Truly living one’s faith means that family life, professional life, leisure activities, as well as spiritual practices [...]

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Be Not Afraid! St. John Paul II’s Key to Building a Culture of Life

(Zenit.org) -- The recent canonization of Saint John Paul II offers an impetus to reflect on both his life and his papacy. The Pope’s leadership of the Catholic Church was exemplified by his signature phrase “Be not afraid!” Yet, what exactly was he exhorting the faithful to face without fear? [...]

By |2019-11-23T16:20:42-05:00May 28th, 2014|Categories: News and Commentary|Tags: , , |
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HHS Mandate Not the Only Threat to Religious Freedom

While the Health and Human Services (HHS) contraception/sterilization/abortifacient mandate is often the focus of those concerned with current threats to religious freedom in the U.S., there have been several recent court cases involving the Catholic Church which also look to undermine our First Amendment rights. Three female teachers – a [...]

By |2020-01-31T21:14:03-05:00June 21st, 2013|Categories: News and Commentary|Tags: , , |
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Father West: Obamacare Needs to be Repealed

Father Peter West, vice president for missions at Human Life International, made the following comments on the Supreme Court steps Thursday following the Court’s decision on Obamacare: I’m Father Peter West. I work at Human Life International. We are pro-life missionaries to the world. And we defend life, faith and [...]

By |2020-01-29T14:45:45-05:00June 28th, 2012|Categories: News and Commentary|Tags: , , , , |
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Abortion Lobby Uses HHS Mandate to Dictate Religious “Beliefs”

For those who live their lives under a cloud of moral relativism, right and wrong are often decided based on what makes them feel good or what is popular, not by an unbending set of principles. To such people, long held moral teachings can be confusing, and are often seen [...]

By |2020-01-28T19:48:22-05:00January 30th, 2012|Categories: News and Commentary|Tags: , , , , |