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Religious Supporters Fight Back After 10 Commandments Removed

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October 23, 2008 - 8:11 PDT

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WATERTON, MA (OCTOBER 23, 2008) - In the summer of 2000, a Ten Commandments monument was removed from the Wyandotte County Courthouse lawn in Kansas City after the American Civil Liberties Union threatened to sue over what it claimed was a violation of the First Amendment to the Constitution.

Since then, a non-profit organization named Project Moses has fought to erect monuments of the 10 Commandments across the nation. Members of Projects Moses were concerned that monuments of the 10 Commandments (which are central to the Christian, and Jewish faiths) were displayed at few churches. Project Moses members aim to make the 10 commandments more known and more faithfully followed.

Joe Worthing, an employee of Project Moses, and a faithful father of 5 children will talk about the importance of the commandments and his work on "This is the The Day", a talk show on CatholicTV from Boston, MA.

Also featured on the show will be Father Andrew O'Connor. Fr. Andrew will be talking about his mission to help the poor in New York and Guatemala by giving them dignified work. Fr O' Connor is a priest at Holy Family Church in the Bronx.


Friday's "This Is The Day" is rebroadcast throughout the weekend (Friday at 6 p.m., Saturday at 6 p.m. and Sunday at 6:30 p.m.). A new live show airs Tuesday at 10:30 a.m. The show can also be seen on demand at www.CatholicTV.com or downloaded via itunes.com. The hosts discuss various topics of the week and respond to viewer mail (you may email the show at thisistheday@catholictv.org.

Deacon Keith Fournier Hi readers, it seems you use Catholic Online a lot; that's great! It's a little awkward to ask, but we need your help. If you have already donated, we sincerely thank you. We're not salespeople, but we depend on donations averaging $14.76 and fewer than 1% of readers give. If you donate just $5.00, the price of your coffee, Catholic Online School could keep thriving. Thank you. Help Now >


About CatholicTV:
CatholicTV provides family-friendly, religious, news, and educational programming 24 hours daily. Founded over 50 years ago, CatholicTV is available in selected areas on cable in the United States and Canada, via Sky Angel IPTV and online via a live stream anytime, everywhere at the station's web site. Father Robert Reed, a priest of the Archdiocese of Boston, is the Executive Director of CatholicTV.

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Chris Pham - Public Relations Coordinator, 617 923-0220

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