Religious Freedom

Politics & Society News
Gunmen opened fire on a bus carrying Coptic Christians south of the Egyptian capital on Friday, killing 24 people and wounding 25, officials said.
Heritage Academy senior Maddi Runkles. Photo courtesy of Maddi Runkles
Faith News
“Maddi is being disciplined, not because she’s pregnant, but because she was immoral,” wrote David R. Hobbs, the school administrator.
Bishop Oscar Cantu of Las Cruces, N.M., prays on Nov. 16 during the opening of the 2015 fall general assembly of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops in Baltimore. (CNS photo/Bob Roller)
Politics & Society News
The bishops' spring assembly will include discussions ranging from immigration to religious freedom, as well as the Synod of Bishops on youth.
In this Jan. 10, 2017, file photo, Texas Speaker of the House Joe Straus, R-San Antonio, stands before the opening of the 85th Texas Legislative session in the house chambers at the Texas State Capitol in Austin, Texas.  (AP Photo/Eric Gay, File)
Faith News
The bill allows organizations and individuals "with sincerely held religious beliefs to remove themselves from actions in direct violation of their faith."
President Donald Trump waves before delivering keynote address at Liberty University's commencement in Lynchburg, Virginia, U.S., on May 13, 2017. Photo courtesy REUTERS/Yuri Gripas
Politics & Society News
Trump, who received an honorary law degree at Liberty’s commencement, said he was making good on his promises.
Politics & Society Podcasts
The EditorsMay 10, 2017
Michael O’Loughlin joins the show to talk about how President Trump has made Catholic news in the last few weeks.