Articles on this issue "Church-state relations"
Archbishop William E. Lori of Baltimore, chairman of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops' (USCCB) Ad Hoc Committee for Religious Liberty, and Bishop Denis J. Madden, auxiliary bishop of …read more
Here is the statement released by Archbishop Dominique Mamberti, Secretary for Relations with States, regarding the Holy Father’s recent Motu Propio on the jurisdiction of judicial …read more
Here is a translation of the address Francis gave to Italian President Giorgio Napolitano when the two met last Saturday. * * * Mister President of the Republic, I wish to thank you heartily …read more
Pope Francis congratulated Giorgio Napolitano on the occasion of his re-election as president of the Italian Republic. Napolitano’s re-election comes at a difficult time in Italian politics …read more
Here is an article fromDr. Katrina Lantos Swett, Chair of the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom, and Knox Thames, the Director of Policy and Research at USCIRF. * * * At this …read more
The general counsel of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops states that the current proposed revisions of the Obama Administration’s contraceptive mandate are “an unprecedented … violation …read more
The Cuban government announced that Good Friday will be a public holiday in Cuba. The news was published Monday in the Granma newspaper, indicating that the measure was established in …read more