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3 things to do this week

By Phil Lawler (bio - articles - email) | Nov 25, 2009

1. Read these few sentences:

We are Orthodox, Catholic, and evangelical Christians who have united at this hour to reaffirm fundamental truths about justice and the common good, and to call upon our fellow citizens, believers and non-believers alike, to join us in defending them. These truths are:

  • the sanctity of human life
  • the dignity of marriage as the conjugal union of husband and wife
  • the rights of conscience and religious liberty.

2. Does the "we" in that sentence include you? If so, download the full text of the Manhattan Declaration, and 

3. Sign it.


Phil Lawler has been a Catholic journalist for more than 30 years. He has edited several Catholic magazines and written eight books. Founder of Catholic World News, he is the news director and lead analyst at See full bio.

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  • Posted by: rpp - Dec. 01, 2009 11:31 PM ET USA

    Been there, done that. Thank you for spreading the word!