‘Freedom cross’ campaign counters threatened lawsuit against city’s logo
Catholic World News - September 18, 2012
An Ohio parish is distributing hundreds of crosses for display in yards to protest a threatened lawsuit that may lead to the removal of Franciscan University of Steubenville’s chapel from the City of Steubenville’s logo.
“We had a number of concerns regarding the foundation that threatened to sue the city,” said Don Jordan of Holy Family Parish, referring to the Freedom From Religion Foundation. “We felt it was an attack on our religious freedom. Our bishops have urged Catholics to pray, fast and take action in response to the attack on our religious freedom. This is our way of taking action.”
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Posted by: rpp -
Sep. 18, 2012 1:03 PM ET USA
Just wait until they start suing cities to change their names because the have a religious reference. St. Paul and St. Louis, perhaps even Los Angeles will be forced to remove the religious references in their names. I think this will begin in earnest in about 20 - 25 years.