Fortnight for Freedom

Little Sisters, big courage: Nuns' religious freedom stand wins award

Aug 3, 2016 - 03:29 pm .- The Little Sisters of the Poor have received the Knights of Columbus’ highest honor for their fight for religious liberty and their continued service to the elderly poor.  

WYD panel discusses worldwide state of religious freedom

Jul 29, 2016 - 04:29 pm .- The day after a priest was brutally murdered in France, a panel at World Youth Day in Poland discussed the importance of religious freedom worldwide.

Leaked e-mails show DNC meetings with anti-religious freedom project

Jul 27, 2016 - 06:07 am .- Leaked emails from the Democratic National Committee show efforts to arrange a meeting with a key NGO working to end religious liberty protections.

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.  

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