Wednesday, May 23, 2012

Catholics counter Obama's healthcare mandate with prayer

Masses in Baltimore and Washington to open and close 'fortnight for freedom'
Baltimore's historic Basilica of the National Shrine of the Assumption will host an evening Mass June 21 kicking off the U.S. Catholic Church's national education campaign on religious liberty. Nancy Wiechec / CNS.
The B.C. Catholic has a Catholic News Service article on how the U.S. faithful plan to counter President Obama's healthcare policy:
Masses at well-known basilicas in Baltimore and Washington will open and close the "fortnight for freedom," a special period of prayer, study, catechesis and public action proclaimed by the U.S. bishops for June 21 to July 4.In addition to the Baltimore and Washington liturgies, national efforts include establishment of a website at The site features resources such as frequently asked questions about religious liberty, including quotes from the Founding Fathers, the Second Vatican Council and Popes John Paul II and Benedict XVI.
Read the full story at The B.C. Catholic website.

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