We are grateful that Governor Brownback has acted so swiftly to address some of the threats to religious freedom that have taken on new urgency since the United States Supreme Court’s misguided decision in Obergefell v. Hodges. When five individuals on the Supreme Court redefined the institution of marriage for the entire country, the Kansas […]
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We the bishops of Kansas are deeply disappointed by today’s Supreme Court decision, though sadly not surprised. While the government may control the issuing of marriage certificates, marriage remains unchangeably a coming together of the male and the female for their good, the good of children, and the good of society. This reality cannot be […]
Judge Larry Hendricks has blocked a new law passed by the Kansas Legislature that bans brutal dismemberment abortions. The attorney general of Kansas called the ruling “unprecedented.” The Kansans for Life Blog describes the situation here.
On Care for Our Common Home (Laudato Si’) is now available online here.
Click here to see the bishops’ statement on Medicaid expansion.
The Supreme Court will hear oral arguments on a case that could decide the constitutionality of same-sex unions.
The recent furor in Indiana has made it plain that religious freedom, once the very cornerstone of the American project, is no longer a living doctrine that animates our national life. The first line of the First Amendment – which guarantees the free exercise of religion – is no longer first in the hearts of […]