”Fortnight for Freedom” just the beginning

By Dave Andrusko It is the nature of time-specific campaigns that once they are over, it’s easy for the wider public to subconsciously think, “Well, that’s that.” A piece in HuffingtonPost.com last week, written by the Director of Media Relations, United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, makes it clear in the opening two sentences that …

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“Fortnight for Freedom” comes to end with powerful homily

By Dave Andrusko From the day I first learned that his remarks would conclude the U.S. Bishops’ two-week-long “Fortnight for Freedom,” I’ve anticipated reading Archbishop Charles Chaput’s July 4th homily. Delivered at the National Shrine in our nation’s capital, this defense of religious freedom in the face of an aggrandizing Obama Administration is a powerful …

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“Fortnight for Freedom” Begins Two Weeks of Prayer and Public Education

By Dave Andrusko And so it begins. Today Catholics around the country are participating in a “Fortnight for Freedom.” Critics (never any shortage of them) dismiss the two weeks of “prayer, study, catechesis, and public action” as merely politics in disguise to deny women “choice.” They ask, what could President Obama possibly have done to …

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The Bishops and the “Fortnight for Freedom”

By Dave Andrusko Editor’s note. There is still time to register for the National Right to Life convention June 28-30 and to reserve a hotel room at the Hyatt Regency Crystal City in  Arlington, Virginia. Just go to www.nrlconvention.org. As we’ve discussed often in NRL News Today, tomorrow begins a “Fortnight for Freedom,” described by …

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