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MARCH 14 STATEMENT ON RELIGIOUS FREEDOM AND HHS MANDATE

United for Religious Freedom
A Statement of the Administrative Committee of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops
March 14, 2012
The Administrative Committee of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, gathered for its March 2012 meeting, is strongly unified and intensely focused in its opposition to the various threats to religious freedom in our day. In our role as Bishops, we approach this question prayerfully and as pastors—concerned not only with the protection of the Church’s own institutions, but with the care of the souls of the individual faithful, and with the common good. Read More

 

 
   
 

Court upholds strong Texas abortion regulations

New Orleans, La., Apr 1, 2014 / 06:26 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Pro-life advocates took encouragement from a federal appeals court’s decision upholding a Texas law that strengthened health and safety requirements for the state’s abortion clinics and barred late-term abortions. Read More

 

 
Immigration advocates give Pope letters from children

Vatican City, Mar 26, 2014 / 05:00 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- A group of U.S. immigration reform advocates participated in Wednesday’s General Audience at the Vatican, giving the Pope letters from children who face being separated from their parents by deportation. Read More
 

 
Women rally outside Supreme Court for religious liberty

Washington D.C., Mar 26, 2014 / 04:01 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Women supporting employers challenging the government's contraception mandate spoke out in support of a vision of women's equality that supports fertility and women's role as employers, as the case was argued before the U.S. Supreme Court Tuesday. Read More

 
U.K. Fetal-Incineration Scandal Prompts Calls to Respect Life

Britain’s health ministry banned the practice as soon as media reports surfaced, but pro-life advocates say the controversy highlights the need to reject abortion too. Read More

 
Obama meets with Pope at time of 'tense' relations with Church

Vatican City, Mar 27, 2014 / 11:49 am (CNA/EWTN News).- U.S. President Barack Obama’s March 27 meeting with Pope Francis comes at a time of tension between his administration and the Church over religious liberty, several Catholic leaders have said. Read More

 

 


 
 
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