Cardinal Francis George, Tireless Champion of Religious Liberty, Takes Message to Niles
From the Niles Patch
When about 300 people came to St. John Brebeuf Church’s ministry center Monday night to hear Cardinal Francis George speak, he joked it was amazing to see so many people who would rather hear about religious liberty than watch the Bears play.
“The HHS mandate is saying to be a religious institution, you have to first of all be concerned only with people of your faith. You must hire only people of your faith, you must be of service only to people of your faith, your primary objective must be to foster that faith, rather than just to help the poor, feed the hungry or instruct the ignorant–so you have a very narrow definition of religion, and that’s new,”