What Cardinal Newman can teach the modern world about freedom of conscience

What Cardinal Newman can teach the modern world about freedom of conscience

CNA—The writings of newly-canonized St. John Henry Newman offer important reflections for contemporary society on freedom of conscience and the duty to search for truth, said a leading figure in international religious freedom. “Newman prefigured the Church’s 1965 Declaration on Religious Freedom, Dignitatis Humanae,” said Thomas Farr, president of the Religious Freedom Institute. Farr, who…
Worth Hearing: Bishop Emeritus of Hong Kong Cardinal Joseph Zen speaks clearly on China-Vatican arrangement

Worth Hearing: Bishop Emeritus of Hong Kong Cardinal Joseph Zen speaks clearly on China-Vatican arrangement

Earlier in 2019, the very sharp and prayerful Cardinal Joseph Zen, Bishop Emeritus of Hong Kong, was interviewed by Raymond Arroyo on the World Over.  The interview is clear, frank and very helpful in understanding the truth about Catholics in China, and the consequences of the China-Vatican arrangement.  In case you missed it, we bring…

Religious Freedom is Good Business for All

Recent developments at the United Nations underscore the truth that religious freedom is not the preference of one religion over another.  It is not the random, personal preference of one government leader or party, nor of one political approach to problem-solving over another.  Not at all.  It is, rather, at the core of creating a…
Hong Kong Catholics Continue Fight for Freedom

Hong Kong Catholics Continue Fight for Freedom

NCRegister—Hong Kong Catholics have played an important role in the massive protests that have overtaken the city nearly every weekend since mid-June. At the height of the protests, crowds swelled to an estimated 2 million people, and violence erupted. Catholics have been at the forefront of the efforts to keep the protests peaceful, while also…
The Truth about What’s Going On in Hong Kong

The Truth about What’s Going On in Hong Kong

This short first-hand video says what 4-second news bytes in the U.S. don’t.  See for yourself how desperate is the fight for freedom in Hong Kong, these clips taken yesterday—August 13, 2019—in Hong Kong’s International airport.  Live proof, sadly, that all the Catholic and papal condemnations of communism throughout history are more than justified.  See…