Will the Supreme Court Grant Religious Schools Carte Blanche to Ignore Anti-Discrimination Laws in Hiring and Firing?
(This article was published hours before the Supreme Court sided with the schools. The decision is described in an addendum at the end of the article.) By John Allan Knight The Supreme Court will soon is... Read More...
The conjunction of two recent articles on American Catholic history, specifically the history of prayer in schools, provides a timely warning for church involvement in politics.
Yesterday, the bishops voted to implement in church canon law and in trial-run liturgies the situation that obtained in this country before last Friday. That is, there will be a majority of dioceses that perform same-sex marriages, and a minority that will not.