Archive for June, 2017

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Jun

The head of the U.S. bishops' committee on religious liberty today hailed the U.S. Supreme Court's 7-2 decision in Trinity Lutheran Church of Columbia, Inc. v. Comer as a "landmark victory for religious freedom."  The case stems from a simple incident. Trinity Lutheran Child Learning Center in Columbia, Missouri, wanted to replace its pea gravel playground with a rubber surface made from recycled tires. It applied for funding from the  ...

19
Jun

June 19, 2017 show Dr. Brian Callister, an internal medicine specialist located in Reno, Nevada, joins Bob to tell the story of how an insurance company told him it would pay for assisted suicide rather than an expensive medical treatment for two of his patients. He recounts this story in a short video produced by the Patients' Rights Action Fund. Then, Msgr. Pat Pollard, director of Catholic Cemeteries for the Archdiocese of Chicago, talks about this unique ...

01
Jun

Pope Francis in June urges us all to pray that our national leaders will commit to ending the arms trade.