Bishop Dolan's Liberty Letter Is Clarion Call To Arms for Catholics In America To Fight for Religious Liberty
The Wall Street Journal says New York's Cardinal Timothy Dolan's letter on religious freedom deserves more readers.
"We have made it clear in no uncertain terms to the government that we are not at peace with its invasive attempt to curtail the religious freedom we cherish as Catholics and Americans," the archbishop of New York wrote in a public epistle to Catholic bishops last Friday. It's an eloquent and powerful document, though not one that received much of any media notice. "We did not ask for this fight, but we will not run from it," he continues.
Dolan says "the Administration is using raw political force to compel a small subset of schools, hospitals, charities and other religious institutions "to maintain in our policies practices which our Church has consistently taught are grave wrongs in which we cannot participate..."