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Catholics and Public Institutions: a New Phase of Difficulty?

"If we have to defend ourselves against institutions by applying conscientious objection, and at our own risk and danger, the pact among citizens then ceases to exist and institutions are no longer of 'one and all'" Here is a statement from theCardinal Van Thu├ón International Observatoryfor the Social Doctrine of the Church. * * * The enormous pressure being exercised in favour of the recognition of …