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Archbishop Wenski: religious freedom ‘under assault’


CATHOLIC WORLD NEWS

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4/23/2012

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ABSTRACTArchbishop Wenski: religious freedom ‘under assault’ : News Headlines - Catholic Culture Membership Login RSS Contact CatholicCulture Advanced Search News Commentary Liturgical Year Resource Center About Donate Shop Latest Headlines Week Month Top Ten On the Culture On the News In Depth Analysis The City Gates Insights Reviews Off the Record Top Ten Today Calendar Month Season Prayers, Activities, Recipes Library Site Reviews What You Need to Know Catholic Dictionary Catechism Church Fathers Most Collection Mission Leadership History Donor Information Boosters Rogues' Gallery Help/FAQ Site Map Tell a Friend! Advertise Click here to advertise in this spot on CatholicCulture.org. Catholic World News Archbishop Wenski: religious freedom ‘under assault’ April 23, 2012 From Our Store: Essays in Apologetics, Volume II (eBook) Writing in Fort Lauderdale’s leading newspaper, Archbishop Thomas Wenski of Miami observes that “freedom of religion is under great stress if not under outright assault” as the result of “a reductive secularism that has more in common with the French Revolution than with America's founding.” Citing recent attacks on religious liberty, the prelate writes that “even more ominous is the HHS mandate for contraception, sterilization, and abortion inducing drugs.” “The Church cannot not oppose this unjust (and we believe unconstitutional) mandate,” he states. “It is not a matter of whether contraception may be prohibited by the government. This is not even a matter of whether contraception may be supported by the government. Instead, it is a matter of whether religious people and institutions may be forced by the government to provide coverage for contraception or sterilization, even if that violates their religious beliefs.” Additional sources for this story Some links will tak.......