Monday, March 9, 2009

Enemies of the Catholic Church mount major attack in Connecticut

From National Review Online

Outrage in Connecticut — Committee Hearing on Bill to Dictate Catholic Church Operations   [Jack Fowler]

I received this extremely troubling e-mail over the weekend from my paisan Peter Wolfgang of the Family Institute of Connecticut:

Big Turnout Needed Wednesday, March 11th to Stop Major New Attack on Religious Liberty!
The [Democrat]-controlled Judiciary Committee has introduced Raised Bill 1098, a bill aimed specifically at the Catholic Church, which would remove the authority of the bishop and pastor over individual parishes and put a board of laymen in their place. Yes, we're asking the same questions you are (Where does the legislature have the authority to do this? Isn't this a blatant violation of the First Amendment?), but we assure you that this is not a hoax.

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