Religious Liberty

April 13, 2016

Pro-Life Victory or Scary Sign of Things to Come?

As you may have heard, a federal judge in Michigan threw out a lawsuit brought by the ACLU to try to force Catholic hospitals to perform […]
April 20, 2016

Hillary Wants More Questions on Abortion. Here Are Some.

A few months ago I proposed eight questions that Hillary Clinton should be asked about abortion.  This will surprise you, but nobody asked her any of […]
April 23, 2016

The Power of Video: The USCCB on Religious Liberty, and Michael Voris

It could be better. It could be less talky, more dramatic — and shorter. But it’s a start. At nearly 10 minutes long, this mini-documentary, “The […]
April 26, 2016

10 Books That You’ll Wish You Had Read

MercatorNet has a list of ten books featuring “Heroes and Heroines of Conscience.” In preparing for the coming age, American Catholics would do well to read […]
May 3, 2016

What is the source — and purpose — of our freedom?

Much political and social discourse today focuses on freedom, whether the freedom to do something or the freedom from some force, institution, or person. In truth, […]
May 19, 2016

The Supremes and the Sisters: What Happened?

That is the topic for today. What, exactly happened with the Supreme Court and the Little Sisters of the Poor? I saw a brief news clip […]
May 27, 2016

Bishop Paprocki on Bathroom Wars: “Common Sense Has Been Turned on its Head”

In a characteristically thoughtful and informative column, Bishop Thomas Paprocki of Springfield examines the recent controversy involving public bathrooms and transgendered people.  With his typical clarity, […]
June 6, 2016

The War on Girls and the Maloney Amendment

Cancer has side effects that no one tells you about. One of those side effects is that cancer changes what you care about. My values didn’t […]
June 10, 2016

Coming Soon to America: Archbishop Faces Threat of Prosecution Over “Hate Speech” Homily

If gay rights and feminist groups get their way, a Spanish cardinal may get prosecuted for hate speech over comments he recently made – while giving […]