Prelate backs efforts to promote religious freedom in US military
Catholic World News - July 15, 2013
The Archbishop for the Military Services has voiced support for two efforts to protect the religious freedom of members of the US military. “The archdiocese congratulates the Family Research Council and all the members of the Restore Military Religious Freedom Coalition on their announcement of the formation of the coalition,” said Archbishop Timothy Broglio. “The archdiocese looks forward to working closely as an ally as all seek to ensure the continued protection of the First Amendment rights of free speech and the free exercise of religion of the men and women of the United States Military. No one who raises a right hand to defend the Constitution should sacrifice one of its fundamental principles.” Archbishop Broglio also praised supporters of an amendment to the National Defense Authorization Act that would protect “the rights of military personnel to express and act on their religious beliefs without fear of punishment..”
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