Archive for January, 2012

23
Jan

Jan. 23, 2012 show Bob talked with Chicago attorney Jim Geoly about the recent refusal of the Obama administration to broaden the religious exemption for mandated coverage of contraceptives and sterilization. They also spoke about the impact of the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling in the Hosanna-Tabor case, which allows for a “ministerial exception” in employment discrimination cases. Mark Fleming of the National Immigrant Justice Center then joined Bob to discuss a proposed federal immigration rule that would allow certain immigrants to ...

17
Jan

Actor Mark Wahlberg discusses the importance of his faith during an interview with television talk show host Piers Morgan. It's an inspiring piece.

12
Jan

Thirty-nine leaders of a variety of faiths today issued an open letter to all Americans on the close connection between protecting the meaning of marriage as the union of one man and one woman and protecting religious freedom in the United States. The letter warns that changing the legal definition of marriage to include same-sex couples changes hundreds of laws in which rights depend on marital status -- such as employment and discrimination, employment benefits, adoption, education, health care, ...

06
Jan

Pope Benedict appoints Timothy Dolan, Archbishop of New York, as cardinal. A piece by the New York Post.

05
Jan

A march through downtown Chicago depicting Mary and Joseph as immigrants seeking shelter turns the spotlight on the need for comprehensive immigration reform, as we celebrate National Migration Week beginning Jan. 8.