Religious Freedom

SAN GABRIEL MISSION FIRE ‘JUSTIFIED’?

Mission spokesperson asserts 'right' to set buildings aflame by Martina Moyski  •  ChurchMilitant.com  •  July 22, 2020    SAN GABRIEL, Calif. (ChurchMilitant.com) - A spokesperson for California's San Gabriel Arcángel Mission reportedly told a fellow... read more

50 priests, scholars, journalists thank Viganò, Schneider for raising Vatican II questions

The bishop and archbishop were praised for their 'honest and open discussion of the Second Vatican Council' Maike Hickson Blog July 15, 2020 (LifeSiteNews) – Today, more than 50 priests, scholars, journalists, and other persons of prominence published an Open Letter to Archbishop Carlo... 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

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

Anthony Fauci Calls on Christians to ‘Forestall’ Receiving Communion to Prevent Virus Spread

BY THOMAS D. WILLIAMS, PH.D., 28 May 20202,219 Dr. Anthony Fauci has urged Christians to wear masks, practice social distancing, and forego singing and receiving communion during worship services to curb the spread of the coronavirus. In an interview with the Jesuit-run America magazine... read more

It’s Time to Treat the Church’s Essential Services as Essential

COMMENTARY: What God provides humanity through the Church is as essential a service as ever. Fr. Roger Landry Blog, April 28, 2020 In different parts of the United States and other parts of the world, we are reaching what many are calling “Phase 2” in the response to the coronavirus... read more

The Long, Strange Road to a Catholic America

By Charles Coulombe, Crisis, Apriul 29, 2020 There is a great deal of division among Catholics across the globe today regarding the way in which the hierarchy have dealt with the pandemic. Some feel that by closing churches and forbidding the Sacraments to the faithful, those bishops who have done... read more

Writers’ body to take Nigerian crisis to the Vatican, White House

Christians are subjected to all sorts of violence in this West African country By Lucie Sarr, LaCroix, January 17, 2020 The Human Rights Writers' Association of Nigeria (HURIWA) has said it would inform Pope Francis and U.S. President Donald Trump about the repeated attacks on Christians in... read more

President Donald Trump to attend March for Life on Friday

Washington D.C., Jan 22, 2020 / 04:53 pm (CNA).- U.S. President Donald Trump will address the national March for Life in person on Friday, making him the first president in the event’s 47-year history to do so, organizers announced. While Trump will be the first U.S. president to address the... read more

United Methodist Church Leaders Agree in Principle to Split Over Gay Rights

If approved, deal would allow same-sex marriage and give opponents opportunity to form a new denomination By Ian Lovett, Wall Street Journal, January 3, 2020 Leaders of the United Methodist Church have agreed in principle on a deal that will divide the denomination, potentially ending years... read more
Author with Fulani men in Nigeria.

The New War Against Africa’s Christians

Fulani raiders ‘are Islamic extremists of a new stripe, more or less linked with Boko Haram,’ but present throughout Nigeria. By Bernard-Henri Lévy, WSJ, Dec. 20, 2019 5:16 pm ET A slow-motion war is under way in Africa’s most populous country. It’s a massacre of Christians, massive... read more

Post-Christian America?

Brebeuf Jesuit Prep's varsity football team at an Aug. 16 game (Michael Hoffbauer Photography)

Brebeuf athletes excluded from some Catholic events as Jesuits appeal decree