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Daily Catholic Quote from G. K. Chesterton

G. K. Chesterton

“These are the days when the Christian is expected to praise every creed except his own.” (G. K. Chesterton. Illustrated London News – Aug 11, 1928) Please help us in our mission to assist readers to integrate their Catholic faith, family and work. Tell your family and friends about this article using both the Share and Recommend buttons below and […]

HHS Mandate and Religious Liberty Made Simple

Have you been frustrated trying to convince people that the HHS Mandate forcing us to fund birth control, female sterilization and abortion-inducing drugs against our will and our conscience is an outrageous violation of our religious liberty? From the Archdiocese of St. Louis comes a short video that reveals the absurdity of the HHS Mandate. Watch the video and share […]

Lent and Politics

Courtesy of the Architect of the Capitol

Since converting to the Catholic Church in 2006, Lent has become a much anticipated time to recalibrate and get my bearings.  My Lenten journey is defined by words such as simplification, detachment, sacrifice, devotion and a focused effort on improving my prayer life.  This somewhat disciplined approach has worked well in past years, but this year I find myself continually […]

The HHS Mandate and Conscience Made Simple – Five Things You Should Do Now

By now, most every Catholic and non-Catholic citizen is aware of the important debate taking place over President Obama’s effort to force Catholic organizations and institutions to provide sterilization coverage and contraceptive coverage, including abortion-inducing drugs, in the health insurance plans they offer their employees. The negative reaction to this mandate crosses lines of religion, age and sex. Many Catholics […]

Bishops Vow to Fight Coercive HHS Mandate – Action Alert

From the USCCB website: “Cardinal-designate Timothy Dolan, president of the USCCB, sharply criticized the decision by the Obama administration in which it “ordered almost every employer and insurer in the country to provide sterilization and contraceptives, including some abortion-inducing drugs, in their health plans….Never before has the federal government forced individuals and organizations to go out into the marketplace and […]

United States Catholic Bishops Respond to Obama HHS “Accommodation”

The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops have responded to President Obama’s “accommodation” by issuing the following press release… Bishops Renew Call to Legislative Action on Religious Liberty February 10, 2012 Regulatory changes limited and unclear Rescission of mandate only complete solution Continue urging passage of Respect for Rights of Conscience Act WASHINGTON – The United States Conference of Catholic […]

Daily Catholic Quote from Cardinal-designate Timothy M. Dolan

“The Catholic Church defends religious liberty, including freedom of conscience, for everyone. The Amish do not carry health insurance. The government respects their principles. Christian Scientists want to heal by prayer alone, and the new health-care reform law respects that. Quakers and others object to killing even in wartime, and the government respects that principle for conscientious objectors. By its […]