Stand Up for Religious Freedom—One More Time!

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Our work isn’t done, folks. Apparently, some in the White House and the media think that the Church’s opposition to the HHS Mandate has lost steam.  But just to be sure you know how great this is for women, the White House staged a June 7 “Women’s Health Town Hall” which they describe as “an interactive, open dialogue about how the health care law, the Affordable Care Act, is improving the health of women and their families.”Tomorrow, June 8, is your chance to let them know how wrong the … [Read more...]

Fr. Pfleger Is Victim of Vandalism, Fire

Fr. Michael Pfleger

What gives? Twice this week, I write about Father Michael Pfleger?The Chicago priest, unconventional as he may be, does not deserve this: According to the Chicago Tribune, he was awakened Wednesday morning at 2:15 by a knock on the rectory door at St. Sabina. The police were there, notifying him that someone had started a fire at the front doors of the church’s gymnasium, using a shirt that had been tied to the door handles.Father Pfleger isn’t surprised. He says that he receives a lot … [Read more...]

The Bishops Have Spoken—Now Let YOUR Voice Be Heard.


By now I’ll bet you’ve heard: On March 14, the U.S. Bishops released a response to the White House statement regarding the HHS Mandate.Depending on where you get your news, you may have heard that the bishops seem to have “calmed down” or are preparing to “accept the accommodation.”The editors of America magazine embarrassed themselves with an editorial encouraging the bishops to get over it and accept the White House’s program—with the result that the White House felt confident in lect … [Read more...]