Fortnight for Freedom

NBA 'unreasonable' in moving All Star game from North Carolina

Jul 22, 2016 - 08:49 pm .- The National Basketball Association’s decision to pull its all-star game from Charlotte, North Carolina over the state’s bathroom bill has drawn criticism from those who say the decision is hypocritical.

US bishops throw support behind conscience protections on marriage

Jul 14, 2016 - 06:44 am .- Two leading U.S. bishops have spoken out in favor of a proposed law which would ensure federal religious freedom protections to individuals and faith-based organizations who disagree with same-sex marriage.

Will new 'civil rights' silence churches? In Iowa, the fear is real.

Jul 9, 2016 - 12:44 pm .- An Iowa church fears the state civil rights commission could penalize it for preaching and following its views on homosexuality and transgender issues – including penalties for single-sex bathrooms.  

Court rules Christian Mingle must allow LGBT couples

Jul 6, 2016 - 09:02 am .- A California court ruled last week that ChristianMingle and it’s affiliate faith-based dating websites must allow LGBT singles to search and be matched with people of the same gender.

Saints, martyrs and the cross – Archbishop Gomez on true freedom

Jul 6, 2016 - 06:42 am .- As church leaders rallied U.S. Catholics to defend their faith against an increasingly antagonistic society and government, the relics of Blessed Oscar Romero and St. Junipero Serra made an appearance at the Los Angeles cathedral.

Why one bishop thinks you should be a 'footnote' for Christ

Jul 5, 2016 - 06:19 pm .- On America’s 240th Independence Day, Bishop David Zubik of Pittsburgh called on Catholics to be “footnotes” for the truth that is Christ.

The story behind the Catholic Church in the United States

Jul 4, 2016 - 06:22 pm .- Both the Catholic Church and the tradition of religious freedom can trace their roots in the United States to the earliest days of the founding of Maryland, says a new documentary premiering on EWTN over the Fourth of July Weekend.  

'An ominous sign' – Supreme Court refuses to hear Washington pharmacy case

Jun 29, 2016 - 06:11 am .- The Supreme Court’s refusal to hear a conscience rights case raised by pro-life pharmacy owners came with a stark warning from the three dissenting justices who voiced concerns about the future of religious liberty in the U.S.

California leaders are threatening Catholic colleges. Again.

Jun 28, 2016 - 09:02 am .- A bill that strips longstanding legal protections for religious colleges and universities is underway in the California legislature – and some say it will imperil Catholic education unless changes are made.

Here's what actually happens when you fight for conscience rights

Jun 24, 2016 - 12:24 pm .- Every morning, Greg Stormans contemplates a Bible verse perched in a tiny frame above his bathroom sink, which his daughter handwrote: “This is the day which the Lord has made; let us rejoice and be glad in it.” (Psalm 118:24)

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