Daily Archives: April 24, 2012

Protest by Catholic Activists – The Hill’s Healthwatch

I want to thank Deacon Greg Kandra over at the Deacon’s Bench for bringing this article to my attention. It comes “The Hill,” the political paper of record in Washington, D.C. Here is an excerpt:

Democrats want voters this year to focus on what they have branded a war on women, but the flip side of the debate — the so-called war on religion — is not going away anytime soon.

Earlier this month, the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops called for two weeks of public protest in June and July against what it sees as growing government encroachment on religious freedom.

The protests are expected to include priests and nuns and thousands of Catholic parishioners. Some activists expect civil disobedience, which could lead to powerful images of priests and nuns being led away in hand restraints.

“This is the most dynamic situation I’ve ever seen since I’ve been involved in Catholics and politics,” said Deal Hudson, president of Catholic Advocate…..”

You can read the entire article at the following link: Protest by Catholic activists may hamper Obama reelection bid – The Hill’s Healthwatch.

Let us be informed, and let us also defend our religious liberty, the right to practice our faith without government intrusion.

Quote for the Day

“It is faith that causes us to give what is good here and now in the hope of what is to come, and to exchange what we have for what will be ours in life to come.” – St. Fidelis, OFM Cap