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Panel Two: Examining the History of Dignitatis Humanae

The second panel kicks off with Phillip Muñoz, whose talk concerns the limits of state power with respect to religion as a historical matter in the text of state constitutions. 284 more words

Scholarship Roundup

Panel 1: Religious Freedom, the First Amendment, and U.S. Law

I’m here with Mark at the Notre Dame conference and thought I would live blog some of the panels today.

The first panel deals with the First Amendment proper. 489 more words

Scholarship Roundup

Dignitatis Humanae Colloquium With Cardinal Burke

Join Cardinal Burke and scholars from around the world for a conference on Dignitatis Humanae in Norcia, Italy from October 30th to November 1st. Angelico Press’s Henry Sire will be present and selling his book, … 108 more words


The Religious Freedom Battles

Here’s my National Catholic Reporter review of a new book about John Courtney Murray, the American Jesuit who spearheaded the Vatican II document on religious freedom, and connections between that ground-breaking document and the US Catholic bishops’ recent use of “religious freedom” to undercut the freedom of Catholics and non-Catholics alike. 85 more words

U.S. Muslim & Christian Coalition Inaugural Dinner and Fundraiser

Talk presented at the U.S. Muslim & Christian Coalition (MCC) Inaugural Dinner & Fundraiser
ADAMS Center, Sterling, VA
Friday, May 01, 2015

Good evening,

It is a pleasure for me to be with you this evening for this inaugural dinner and fundraiser for the Muslim Christian Coalition. 957 more words


Free Choice of Schools

Parents, moreover, have the right to determine, in accordance with their own religious beliefs, the kind of religious education that their children are to receive. Government, in consequence, must acknowledge the right of parents to make a genuinely free choice of schools and of other means of education, and the use of this freedom of choice is not to be made a reason for imposing unjust burdens on parents, whether directly or indirectly. 46 more words

Divine Law

“Further light is shed on the subject if one considers that the highest norm of human life is the divine law-eternal, objective and universal-whereby God orders, directs and governs the entire universe and all the ways of the human community by a plan conceived in wisdom and love.”

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