Religious Freedom: November 2011 Archives

Since its establishment there's been little concrete news on the make up of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops' Ad Hoc Committee on Religious Liberty. The President of the USCCB, Archbishop Timothy Dolan, established the committee to address the concerns surrounding the reduction of religious freedom in a variety of arenas, not least government and culture. Dolan named Bridgeport Bishop William E. Lori as the chairman, the member bishops and consulters have yet to be named. A group of bishops will meet, however, Sunday, 13 November, in advance of the annual general assembly of the US bishops.

Lori told CNA that the goal " first of all to lift the whole area of religious freedom, beginning with the teaching of the Church in Dignitatis Humanae [1965]-- the Second Vatican Council's declaration on religious freedom" and the exposition of "...the vision of the Founding Fathers of the United States."

Read David Kerr of CNA's post on the developments here or here.

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Paul A. Zalonski is from New Haven, CT. He is a member of the Fraternity of Communion and Liberation, a Catholic ecclesial movement and an Oblate of Saint Benedict. Contact Paul at paulzalonski[at]



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