I think this is extraordinary action on the part of the Catholic Church. I want to encourage us to consider how we might respond as well. We dare not take our current religious freedoms for granted. DG
This came from Gary Bauer's daily email (details below):
Bishops Prepare For Civil Disobedience
From June 21st to July 4th, Catholic churches across America will take part in the "Fortnight for Freedom," described as "special period of prayer, study … and public action [to] emphasize both our Christian and American heritage of liberty." Church leaders are taking this extraordinary action in order to draw attention to "concerns over threats to religious freedom."
And the bishops are preparing to go beyond prayer and protests. Taking their inspiration from the civil rights movement, Catholic leaders are warning their congregations that civil disobedience may be next. In a bulletin prepared for nationwide distribution next month, church leaders write:
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