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Heed the Warning of Archbishop Chaput: Wake Up to the Growing Threat to Religious Liberty Comments

The Archbishop of Philadelphia just wrote a new column for his Archdiocesan newspaper entitled Religious Freedom and the Need to Wake Up.  I ask everyone of our readers to take the time to read it. Once again, his words are prophetic. His explanation of the effects of the trajectory of the  threats to our first freedom, religious freedom, is absolutely correct. He concludes with these words, "The day when Americans could ... Continue Reading

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  1. Stephen Volk
    1 year ago


  2. Rob
    1 year ago

    I think until the bishops of this country are able to move beyond the sex abuse scandals, this message is pointless. They have, by their own actions (well mostly inaction), destroyed their credibility. But if everytime we start to gain ground another scandal breaks, we are getting no where.

    They must clean house and begin the work of re-vitalizing our parishes. Enough with the speeches already. Show us!

  3. Ned
    1 year ago

    This is very enlightening and so very true.In my review of the comments I was struck by a comment by a writer "Abey" which caused the hair on the back of my neck stand up. I recently completed a book by a Messianic Jewish Rabbi titled the "The Harbinger" describes exactly what Abey articulates in the comments. Though not a religious book it compares the fall off the Jewish empire of 700 BC after turning away from God the slaughter of their children in sacrafice and the warnings given to his chosen people by Isaiah 9-10 and the warnings given to America beginning with 9/11 and the financial downfall for the exact same reason, turning away from God.

  4. David Brodeur
    1 year ago

    The Catholic Clergy should get all the other Christian churches to form a group so that they can meet and work together. This can be a step towards unifying all Christians. Legal challenges and having a platform to address these issues. Together they can get attorneys, help educate the public with public ads to educate the public about the misconceptions, wrongs and why things are wrong or right. It is a shame we don't have a TV show where various groups of Christians (including Catholics) can have public discourse and debates on important issues. Have a Bishop Sheen would be nice.

  5. vance
    1 year ago

    How many Bishops are there in America? 1,000 give or take a couple of hundred? Why aren't they preaching the message of Archbishop Chaput. "Catholics don't understand the cost nor do they care" is a very true statement. This statement very well applies to the vast majority of Bishops and priests.

  6. Ross
    1 year ago

    @Stephen Volk
    That is a very interesting website. Those are amazing poems.

  7. Tom McGuire
    1 year ago

    The good bishop may be correct, but is his way the Way? Francis, Bishop of Rome, is taking a different way, the way of Jesus. Jesus did not rail against the Roman government or its pagan ways. He proclaimed the reign of God in word and deed. Francis, like Jesus recognizes that the power of the Gospel is most evident in the response to people who seek the touch of the Lord. The vast majority of people in the world seek that touch. The Way is not a way of resistance, the way is to invite all, even the enemy, into the story of love. That is not the way of resistance.

  8. DLL
    1 year ago

    What is disturbing is that America is openly,willingly and with full knowledge,rejecting as well as disobeying God and all Christian moral values. Without God and a firm moral support to the legal system there will be no justice. Morality is the foundation of any civilized nation and Christ is the cornerstone.

  9. jh
    1 year ago

    God bless Archbishop Chaput. With courage and clarity of vision, he leads by example.

  10. abey
    1 year ago

    Can it be said that history repeats itself & in this case the imminent fall of the west by its Apostasy through the appeasings, indulgences & rebellions against God to His word, reflect the fall of satan from the Grace.

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