Archive for February, 2012

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Feb

Feb. 27, 2012 show Bob welcomes state Rep. Joe Lyons, D-Chicago, to the show to talk about the Ultrasound Opportunity Act, House Bill 4085. The proposed legislation simply calls for women seeking an abortion after seven weeks of pregnancy to be offered the opportunity to have and view an ultrasound. Then, Brother William Dygert, Superintendent of Schools in the Peoria Diocese, promotes an education conference for Catholic school principals and presidents set for March 18-24 in Normal. Lastly, Patrick Cacchione, ...

10
Feb

Protect Our Religious Freedom The First Amendment of the U.S. Constitution reads as follows: "Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people to peaceably assemble, and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances." The first 16 words safeguard freedom of religion in America. But recent actions of the federal government are violating that protection. The HHS Mandate

07
Feb

Bishops across the nation have written letters to parishioners on the federal Department of Health and Human Services regulation mandating the coverage of abortion-inducing drugs, sterilization and contraceptives. This unfair mandate violates conscience rights and completely disregards religious protections under the First Amendment of the U.S. Constitution. Our Illinois bishops, including Cardinal George of Chicago, have issued letters to parishes throughout their dioceses to be read at Mass or inserted into bulletins. Read the bishops' letters by clicking here.