Category Archives: Religious Liberty

Big Political Donors in San Francisco Bully the Archbishop

  Over 100 prominent Catholics in San Francisco have paid for a full-page advertisement asking Pope Francis to oust Archbishop Cordileone for fostering “an atmosphere of division and intolerance.” His crime? Setting the expectation that San Francisco’s Catholic schools would follow the teachings of the Church. But with a little digging, it becomes clear that these [...]

PBS’ ‘Wolf Hall’ Puts Thomas More in the Dock

According to a Thomas More expert, PBS’ “Wolf Hall” is more than anti-Catholic, it’s also anti-history. On Facebook, Archbishop Charles Chaput of Philadelphia shared a link to a piece by Travis Curtright, Ph.D., author of “The One Thomas More” and research fellow at The Center for Thomas More Studies. published at Public Discourse. In it, the author disputes the [...]

UPDATED: Where the 2016 candidates stack up on religious liberty

NOTE: As I was finishing this post, I noticed that Maggie Gallagher published a similar article on this same topic over at The Pulse 2016. Go read her article as well!  UPDATED TO INCLUDE NEW REMARKS FROM RAND PAUL. We asked the members of CatholicVote: Should support for religious liberty be a requirement in giving [...]

This Triduum, Pray for Those Fomenting Hatred Against Christians in Indiana

Honestly, did anyone expect the situation to get this bad in Indiana? Every single day seems to bring worse news. The situation of the O’Connor family in particular has me sick to my stomach. Local news ABC 57 went looking for a restaurant owner that would go on camera to share their beliefs and found [...]

Dishonest News Coverage of the Debate over “Discrimination”

The big story of this week is apparently Indiana’s effort to pass a law modeled on the national Religious Freedom Restoration Act.  Supporters of the law complain that news coverage has been biased and dishonest.  They have a point, if the following is any indication. CBS Cleveland has a story on its website about an [...]

[VIDEO] Hillary Clinton: Marriage is Sacred Bond Between Man and Woman

No, it’s not an April Fool’s joke. This is real. Over at Slate, David Weigel’s “Flashback: When Democrats Swore They Would Never Back Gay Marriage” features a video of three Senators who promised the American people they understood marriage as a sacred bond between one man and one woman. Well, they lied. Here’s proof:   [...]

Three Facts You Need to Know about the Fight in Indiana

Last week Indiana Governor Mike Pence signed their state ‘Religious Freedom Restoration Act’ into law. The law is nearly identical to the federal law introduced by Senator Charles Schumer, passed 97-3 by the Senate, and signed by President Clinton in 1993. The law protects the freedom of all people of faith to live, breathe, and practice their [...]


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