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Religious Freedom

Masterpiece Cake Shop Case: Perspective

This week the Supreme Court ruled in favor of American rights, specifically Jack Phillips rights as the owner of Masterpiece cakeshop. This case arose when a same-sex couple asked Phillips to make a cake for their wedding. Phillips refused to make them a wedding cake because it was against his religion to support a same […]

Abigail Hoisington | June 7, 2018
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Religious Freedom

Religious Liberty vs. Civil Rights: Is There a Victor?

An article featured on The Mercury News explains the U.S. Democrats’ efforts to amend the Religious Freedom Restoration Act in order to provide more protection and anti-discrimination efforts for gay, lesbian, and transgender people. The act they propose, called the Do Not Harm Act, will change the RFRA act so that religious freedom rights will […]

Kiersten Lynch | May 24, 2018
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Religious Freedom

When does Eternal life Begin? 

“Eternity is not an unending succession of days in the calendar, but something more like the supreme moment of satisfaction, in which totality embraces us and we embrace totality. It would be like plunging into the ocean of infinite love, a moment in which time—the before and after—no longer exists. We can only attempt to […]

Marioxy Contreras | June 20, 2017
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Latin America

Lo que los mexicanos realmente quieren

A inicios de este mes, el diario La Jornada publicó una nota sobre un estudio realizado por la Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM) en donde se llevaron a cabo encuestas para saber cómo son “Los mexicanos vistos por sí mismos”, título que lleva el estudio. Estas encuestas tocaron temas como la religión y las […]

Paulina Ornelas | January 27, 2017
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Catholic Teaching

El derecho de lo sacro

Toda mi vida he crecido escuchando quejas por la opulencia de la Iglesia. Parece broma la cantidad de sitios de internet que explican cómo el Papa podría acabar con la pobreza en el mundo si vendiera todos los tesoros del Vaticano, únicamente para dar un triste espectáculo de su rabioso anticlericalismo y su evidente ignorancia. Estoy de acuerdo que […]

J. Francisco Macías | December 26, 2016
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Defending the Faith

Processada por agir conforme sua fé: o caso da florista Barronelle

“Desde 2012, casais do mesmo sexo são livres para agir conforme suas crenças sobre o casamento, mas porque eu sigo o ensino da Bíblia de que o casamento é a união de um homem e uma mulher, eu não sou mais livre para agir de acordo com as minhas crenças.” Esse é um trecho da carta […]

Aléxia Duarte | November 15, 2016
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Bioethics

The Decision of Someone Else’s Life

With the election of the new Canadian government, late last year, euthanasia and assisted suicide have become hotly debated topics. The current laws have been struck down and are being redrafted in order to include some form of medical aid in dying.   In a recent article, certain high-ranking officials from the college of medicine […]

Angell Lu-Lebel | September 28, 2016
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Abortion

Protecting the Hyde Amendment and Unborn Babies

On September 23rd, the US House Judiciary Subcommittee on the Constitution and Civil Justice met to discuss “The Ultimate Civil Right: Examining the Hyde Amendment and the Born Alive Infants Protection Act.” The purpose was to reevaluate the Hyde Amendment, the law that prevents federal funds from paying for abortions. At the hearing, abortion advocates […]

Natasha Tax | September 23, 2016
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Christianity

Simone Biles y su fe católica

Durante este verano, mi hermanita de 9 años se convirtió en toda una experta en los Juegos Olímpicos. Cada día sabía qué eventos habría, quién competía por una medalla y las posiciones actuales en el medallero. Se le llenaban los ojos de emoción al ver a sus ídolas de nado sincronizado, clavados y gimnasia pero, […]

Paulina Ornelas | August 26, 2016
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