Friday, March 30, 2012

Conscience and Religious Freedom: What the Catholic Church in America Actually Says

The Catholic Church in America is doing something about religious freedom, practical charity, and life. This post is mostly link lists of resources provided by the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB):1America's current administration is trying to tell us what our faith is, and how we should practice it. I think that's a bad idea. More to the point, Catholic bishops in America are saying that the state trying to control the faith of citizens is wrong.

The bishops are providing good leadership. I think we can take a little time and trouble, and learn what we we can do. Speaking of which, there's an election coming up in November.

Catholic Bishops in America, Conscience, and Religious Freedom

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Letters

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HHS Mandate, and Why Catholic Hospitals Won't Kill

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More posts about forcing Catholics to violate our conscience:
The Department of Health and Human Services vs. Conscience

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1 This is my third link list of USCCB resources:

2 comments:

Brigid said...

Record skipping a bit: "America is doing something about about religious freedom"

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Brian Gill said...

Brigid,

Thanks, found, and fixed fixed.

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