TITLE

Demand Liberty

PUB. DATE
April 2012
SOURCE
America;4/30/2012, Vol. 206 Issue 14, p8
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers information on the efforts of U.S. bishops to protect religious liberty in the country. A report prepared by the U.S. bishops Ad Hoc Committee on Religious Liberty suggests that it is the responsibility of American catholics to help the nation be free from unjust laws. It also points towards the threat caused by Alabama's immigration laws on the state's freedom of religion.
ACCESSION #
74553419

 

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