Meet Gloria, a Catholic Voice for Freedom

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Gloria Purvis is a young, dynamic mother and volunteer with Catholic Voices USA. She wraps us a Fortnight series of interviews about faith, freedom, and this moment we’re in. What does the Fortnight mean to you? The Fortnight is a wake-up call. I do not mean to sound alarmist but we have become complacent in [Read More...]

We Don’t Belong to Caesar

Philadelphia Archbishop Charles J. Chaput says on this final day of the Fortnight for Freedom: God made us for more than the world. Our real home isn’t here. The point of today’s Gospel passage is not how we might calculate a fair division of goods between Caesar and God. In reality, it all belongs to [Read More...]

This Fisher’s a Saint: Following the Bishop’s Conscience Lead

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In his homily opening the Fortnight for Freedom 14 days ago, Archbishop William Lori of Baltimore talked about the enduring witness of Saint John Fisher, particularly at a time when we face unprecedented threats to religious liberty here in the United States. “St. John Fisher found himself at odds with King Henry VIII and with [Read More...]

Meet Addie, a Catholic Voice for Freedom

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Addie Darling just graduated from Princeton University and speaks a countercultural message of joy and authentic femininity as a Catholic Voice. Like Melissa, Domenick, Allison, and Mark, Addie speaks about the Fortnight for Freedom and why this is an important moment for the United States and for Catholics to raise their voices. What does the [Read More...]

The Freedom to Love God Is Worth the Fight

In a speech to the meeting of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops in Atlanta today, Catholic University of America president John Garvey plugged the upcoming Fortnight for Freedom by suggesting that: “Saving religious liberty means reminding people that they should love God.” We need to recover a sense of religion as a good. [Read More...]

Religious Freedom Daily

Are you wondering about that supposed “accommodation”? Are you unclear about the state of conscience in America and why people are suing the Department of Human Services? Here is a good 101: The fact is that talk of accommodation is smoke and mirrors. The mandate holds as originally written. Nothing has changed to expand in [Read More...]

Religious Freedom Daily

The invaluable Gerry Bradley writes: Religious liberty is, from this point of view, an afterthought, a residue which is unfortunately too vaporous to protect Catholic institutions from existential crises. I urge you to read his Public Discourse piece here. More on Mark Rienzi’s New York Times corrective from Ed Whelan, a legal-analysis machine. Please share [Read More...]

Religious Freedom Daily

Encourage me to actually make this feature daily if it is of use to you. We should be highlighting clarifying items to family and friends throughout the day. It’s only our first freedom and all. Did you read Mark Rienzi, Catholic U professor and Becket Fund lawyer on the Catholic lawsuits yet? You can read [Read More...]


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