Archbishop Chaput Among Signatories on New Joint Statement on Religious Liberty

Archbishop Charles Chaput, archbishop of Philadelphia, was among five signatories on a new statement on religious liberty, published today by Public Discourse, the online publication of the Witherspoon Institute.Noting that there has been a great deal of mistruth over the past several days surrounding legal efforts to protect religious freedom in Indiana, Archbishop Chaput joined with other religious and moral leaders to urge Americans to remember the moral roots of their constitutional … [Read more...]

USCCB Tells Congress: Restore Religious Freedom, Rescind These Laws!

Two Catholic cardinals, three archbishops and a bishop, representing the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, have released an open letter to Congress, urging them to rescind two laws recently enacted in the District of Columbia, the Reproductive Health Non-Discrimination Amendment Act (RHNDA) and the Human Rights Amendment Act (HRAA).The open letter, dated March 20, 2015, was signed by Cardinal Donald Wuerl, Archbishop of Washington; Cardinal Sean O'Malley of Boston, chairman of the USCCB's … [Read more...]

Our Rights Come from God, Not the State: Roy Moore Schools CNN’s Chris Cuomo on Natural Law

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“Our rights do not come from God, your honor," said CNN's Chris Cuomo in a televised interview with Judge Roy Moore, "and you know that. They come from man..."That's a pretty serious slip of the tongue for the son of former New York Governor Mario Cuomo and the brother of current New York Governor Andrew Cuomo.Chris Cuomo the journalist is a self-identified Catholic who began his education at Immaculate Conception School in Jamaica, Queens, and completed his Juris Doctoris at Jesuit-run F … [Read more...]