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Friday, June 22, 2012

Proofs that Our Religious Liberty Is Threatened

As today marks the beginning of the Fortnight for Freedom, here is a great article from the Campus Notes Blog of the Cadinal Newman Society offering six proofs of current threats to U.S. religious liberty.

The Catholic University of America President John Garvey addressed the General Assembly of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops in Atlanta, Ga., last week and offered six reasons to believe that religious liberty is under attack.

Garvey compared the current situation with regard to religious liberty in the U.S. to that of Tudor England, a time and place synonymous with religious persecution. “We are not the kind of violent and intolerant society Tudor England was,” he said. “But in recent years the landscape of religious freedom has changed. Its purview has narrowed considerably. Let me give six examples.”

Read the complete six examples from the article here.


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