It is a common parlor game for political junkies to debate whether there ever really was a golden age of American political discourse, when orations of great eloquence and persuasive power would issue forth from the mouths of illustrious statesmen and wash over a rapt citizenry. What is not commonly argued is that we live [...]
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A joint letter from twelve Kansas faith leaders was released today, urging legislators to approve religious freedom legislation. Archbishop Joseph Naumann, and Bishops John Brungardt and Edward Weisenburger, were among those who signed. View the letter here.
On February 12, 2014, the Kansas House of Representatives passed HB 2453, the Religious Freedom Act of 2014. Since that time, opponents of the bill have undertaken a campaign of distortion to discredit not only the bill but the very concept of religious freedom. They have found willing accomplices in the local and national media. [...]
On Tuesday, February 11 at 2 PM, a coalition of groups will be hosting a rally for school choice in the Kansas State Capitol. Individuals and families interested in the issue of school choice are welcome to attend! Rally for School Choice February 11, 2014 2 PM 1st Floor, Kansas State Capitol 300 SW 10th [...]
Yesterday Archbishop Joseph Naumann of Kansas City in Kansas testified before the Kansas Senate Judiciary Committee in favor of legislation that would end the use of the death penalty in Kansas. You can read Archbishop Naumann’s testimony here.
The U.S. 10th Circuit Court of Appeals, whose jurisdiction includes Kansas, will hear appeals of lower court decisions striking down state constitutional amendments in Utah and Oklahoma that define marriage as between one man and one woman. Kansas has a similar amendment that would fall if the 10th Circuit rules against the Oklahoma and Utah [...]
Pope Francis has issued his first Apostolic Exhortation, which in English is titled “The Joy of the Gospel.” You can find the entire text here.