Church Vs. State: Six Court Cases To Watch

The year 2015 has begun with some high-profile legal cases pitting the Church against the State.  The following six cases will impact Church/State relations, and should be of particular interest to concerned Catholics. 1.  CONESTOGA WOOD SPECIALTIES On Friday, January 23, the Obama Administration was required to pay $570,000 to cover attorney fees for Conestoga Wood Specialties, costs incurred in its federal lawsuit challenging the Obama administration abortion-pill mandate. The mandate forces … [Read more...]

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Frankenmuth’s Historic Cross Is Latest Symbol to Face Secular Attack

“Wie gut und schön es ist Jesus zu sehen.”   How good and wonderful it is to see Jesus.That was the message which Wilhelm Loehe hoped to convey to the Chippewa Indians living in the Saginaw Valley region of Michigan.  Loehe was the pastor of a country church in Neuendettelsau, Mittelfranken, Kingdom of Bavaria.  In the mid-1800s Loehe organized a Lutheran missionary society which is still operating today, and he began training teachers and pastors for work in the United States.  In 1844, he d … [Read more...]

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