The bishops have created a new committee to help the Church deal with the blows being dealt against religious freedom, which means, essentially, the ability to speak out against the horror of abortion, the immorality of homosexual "marriage", and the injustice of requiring institutions to provide services against the principles upon which they are founded. This is a good first step. It is a late first step, but we can move forward.
There's not a lot of time between now and the next presidential election. The bishops now face the task of catechizing their flocks on Catholic teaching that has been questioned, disregarded, and disputed for 40-plus years. It's unlikely that this re-education can happen overnight.
Let us pray for our bishops and do everything we can to support their efforts to defend religious freedom.
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