Church-State Relations

US Navy Changes Course, Allows Attendance at Religious Services with Precautions

Gregory Slavonic, acting assistant secretary of defense for Manpower and Reserve Affairs, said on Wednesday that Navy orders should not “restrict attendance at places of worship where attendees are able to appropriately apply COVID-19 transmission mitigation measures, specifically social... read more

Biden Says He Would Rescind Exemption for Little Sisters of the Poor

By John McCormimack, National Review, July 9, 2020 Presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden issued a statement Wednesday evening in which he said he is “disappointed in today’s U.S. Supreme Court decision” in the case Little Sisters of the Poor v. Pennsylvania. “I will... read more

Supreme Court Upholds Trump’s Order Protecting Little Sisters From Funding Abortions

Steven Ertelt, LifeNews, July 8, 2020 | The Supreme Court issued a ruling today upholding a pro-life order from President Donald Trump that protected the Little Sisters of the Poor from being force to pay for abortion-causing drugs under their health insurance plan. Abortion advocates have... read more

Supreme Court Upholds Right of Christian Schools to Hire Christian Teachers

Micaiah Bilger, July 8, 2020 The U.S. Supreme Court handed down another victory for religious freedom Wednesday when it ruled that the government should not interfere in religious school decisions about who teaches their religion classes. Washington Examiner reports the court ruled 7-2 in... read more

Planned Parenthood Abortion Biz Rakes in Millions From Coronavirus Funds Meant for Small Business

By Dan Batkowiak, LifeNews, July 7, 2020 A federal loan program intended to help small businesses prevent layoffs due to the COVID-19 pandemic now shows that several loan recipients were Pennsylvania affiliates of Planned Parenthood – the abortion giant with revenues over $1.6 billion... read more

The Bigotry of Blaine No More

U.S. Supreme Court paves the way for parental choice for their children’s education. By Jeanne Allen, National Catholic Register,July 2, 2020 “And the prohibition before us today burdens not only religious schools but also the families whose children attend or hope to attend them.” —... read more

Catholic Church in Germany Lost a Record Number of Members Last Year

According to the new figures, the number of Catholics in the country fell from 23 million in 2018 to 22.6 million in 2019. Catholic News Agency WASHINGTON — A record number of Catholics formally left the Church in Germany in 2019, according to official figures released Friday. The... read more

Defund the USCCB

BY FRANCIS LEE,  JUNE 19, 2020 “Judas was the first Catholic Bishop to accept a government grant.” — Peter Kreeft An integral part of Pope Paul VI’s vision of a more “synodal” Church, his muto proprio Ecclesiae Sanctae called for the establishment of national bishops’... read more

Legal Experts Warn: SCOTUS Ruling Redefining Sex Opens ‘Pandora’s Box’

Religious groups and society as a whole, they advise, will be damaged by Monday’s unexpected ruling that Title VII of the 1964 Civil Rights Act applies to sexual orientation and gender identity. Lauretta Brown, June 19, 2020 WASHINGTON — Religious freedom advocates and legal experts are... read more

How Dr. Fauci’s fraudulent pandemic advice put millions of Americans through hell

'Tremendous infringements on our liberty occurred for one reason and one reason only:  Our white-coated scientific savior, Dr. Anthony Fauci, had solemnly informed us that they were absolutely necessary.' STEVEN MOSHER BLOG June 11, 2020 (LifeSiteNews) – For weeks the diminutive... read more

America’s New State-Run Church

By Fay Voshell For what seems an eternity, one of the ongoing accusations leveled by secularists against Christians and the Church was that Christians kept their heads in the clouds.  Believers have been told they have been too heavenly minded to be any earthly good, that they needed to be... read more

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