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Liberal Catholics threaten to undo US role in advancing idea of religious freedom

February 20, 2012

Thanks in large part to the pivotal work of Father John Courtney Murray, SJ, American Catholics have had a crucial influence in developing the proper understanding of religious liberty, notes George Weigel. But now, liberal Catholics in the US threaten to undo decades of progress on that front by backing the notion that religious freedom applies to worship alone, and religious beliefs have no place in the public square.


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  • Posted by: unum - Feb. 21, 2012 6:59 AM ET USA

    We are engaged in a battle for the soul of the American Catholic Church which the progressives are willing to sell to the government for thirty pieces of silver.