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Religion and Rights, Madness and Mortality

First appeared on 03/06/2012. Insights is also available to members via email delivery.

You may already be aware of the article justifying infanticide in The Journal of Medical Ethics. It is disturbing, yet predictable. I explain what is wrong with it in Are Babies Not Persons? Seeing Patterns.

Authentic human rights (and responsibilities) seem to be at a low ebb around the globe. Because of the rapidly growing abuse of people, particularly for religious reasons, the Holy See addressed the UN on this topic earlier this week: Intervention on Human Rights.

In the United States, the Bishops are continuing to turn up the heat. Thus Bishop William Lori denounced the Jesuit-run America magazine for its role in giving away the Catholic store: Bishop Lori Response to ‘America’ Editorial. Also, the head of the USCCB has again written his brother bishops: What's Next? Where Do We Go Now with the HHS Mandate.

But Phil Lawler sees that a change of strategy is necessary for success. In the true long run, of course, the only solution is a genuine Catholic renewal. But in the political long run, Phil understands what must come next, and wonders if the Bishops are yet up to it: US bishops need a new strategy against Obama mandate.... [more content for subscribers]

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