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Amid religious freedom concerns, relief over Indiana bill’s failure

Indianapolis, Ind., Feb 8, 2016 / 03:23 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- An Indiana anti-discrimination bill failed in the state senate because it would have proved disastrous for religious freedom, one legal expert has said. Indiana’s Senate Bill 344 died “because it was a threat to freedom of religion […]

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They fled terrorists, too – why Catholics are resettling a refugee family in Indiana

Indianapolis, Ind., Dec 9, 2015 / 06:03 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Efforts to resettle a Syrian refugee family in Indiana are part of a long Catholic tradition that saves lives, the Archbishop of Indianapolis has said after meeting with the state's governor about his security concerns. “Three years […]

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The fix that wasn’t: law professor says Indiana legislature demoted religious freedom

South Bend, Ind., Apr 10, 2015 / 04:20 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- A Notre Dame law professor says religious liberty in Indiana was set back by the state legislature’s hasty reaction to strong criticism of a law intended to strengthen religious freedom protections. “The fix is a substantial, […]

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Troubled by Indiana reaction, Christian leaders stress gravity of religious liberty

Trenton, N.J., Apr 6, 2015 / 03:33 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Catholic and Southern Baptist leaders called Friday for a recommitment to religious freedom, lamenting the “acrimony and lies” surrounding efforts to protect religious freedom in Indiana and across the U.S. “America was founded on the idea that […]

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Wall Street Journal, NY Times writer defend Indiana religious freedom law

Indianapolis, Ind., Mar 31, 2015 / 05:35 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Does the widespread reaction to Indiana religious freedom law mean there is growing intolerance for religious viewpoints? Two prominent essays in the Wall Street Journal and the New York Times make the case that it does.  “The […]

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Is Indiana that controversial? Poll finds Americans support religious freedom laws

New York City, N.Y., Mar 31, 2015 / 07:58 pm (CNA).- Indiana’s passage of a Religious Freedom Restoration Act last week has created havoc and been met with loud opposition from gay rights activists. But a poll this month found that most Americans agree with such religious […]

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No, Indiana did not just pass a law discriminating against gay people. Here’s why.

Indianapolis, Ind., Mar 27, 2015 / 05:32 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Despite media hype, a new Indiana law is not based on anti-gay discrimination, but on a 20-year legal precedent of protecting the rights of religious individuals and charitable organizations, say religious liberty advocates. “It’s both unfortunate and […]

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New Gary, Indiana bishop praised for focus on evangelization

Gary, Ind., Nov 24, 2014 / 02:33 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Pope Francis has named the next bishop of Gary, Indiana: Milwaukee’s Auxiliary Bishop Donald J. Hying, who drew praise for his commitment to evangelization and to the sanctity of life. “I am humbled, honored and excited to […]

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Pilgrimage to Czestochowa shrine in Indiana proclaims faith

Pilgrimage to Czestochowa shrine in Indiana proclaims faith

Gary, Ind., Aug 17, 2014 / 06:02 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Last weekend, thousands of pilgrims walked more than 30 miles from a Chicago parish to an Indiana shrine dedicated to the famed Marian icon of Our Lady of Czestochowa, revered by Poles and Polish-Americans. “The pilgrimage makes […]

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