Tag: Religious freedom

Word of Life

“[Religious] freedom remains one of America’s most precious possessions. And, as my brothers, the United States Bishops, have reminded us, all are called to be vigilant, precisely as good citizens, to preserve and defend that freedom from everything that would threaten or compromise it.” Pope Francis, “Address on the South Lawn of the White House,” […]

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Misnamed “Equality Act” poses threats to pro-life laws

From the USCCB: This Friday, the U.S. House will vote on H.R. 5, the misnamed “Equality Act.” This bill would undermine current pro-life laws, including conscience protections for health care providers, and could be read to require taxpayer funding of abortion. H.R. 5 adds problematic “sexual orientation” and “gender identity” language to the definition of “sex” […]

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