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Category: Ad Hoc Commitee for Religious Liberty

Bishops: Senate rejection of ‘extreme’ abortion bill is ‘tremendous relief’

The failure of the U.S. Senate Feb. 28 to advance an “extreme measure” to establish a legal right to abortion at any stage of pregnancy nationwide “is a tremendous relief,” said the U.S. bishops.

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Celebrate freedom to live faith publicly, work to protect it, says bishop

The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops’ Religious Freedom Week June 22-29 is an opportunity for Catholics across the country to take a “stand for the freedom on which this country was founded.”

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‘Solidarity in Freedom’ is theme of USCCB Religious Freedom Week June 22-29

The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops invites Catholics “to pray, reflect and act to promote religious freedom” during Religious Freedom Week, which is set for June 22-29 and has as its theme “Solidarity in Freedom.”

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HHS ensures hospital patients have access to spiritual care amid pandemic

The chairman of the U.S. bishops’ Committee on Religious Liberty praised the Department of Health and Human Services for resolving discrimination complaints over two hospitals’ refusal to let patients have access to the sacraments of baptism and the anointing of the sick during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Bishops welcome guidance on school prayer, Trump’s proposed rules

The chairmen of the U.S. bishops’ religious liberty and Catholic education committees Jan. 20 praised the Trump administration for issuing guidance on prayer in public schools.

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