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Another Cloud on the Moral Horizon: Assisted Suicide

The price of freedom is eternal vigilance. We have all heard that adage. It is a true one, especially in regard to moral threats to society. For a long time we have been warned of the dangers of abortion in our country. We are also quite aware of the movement to legalize same-sex marriage. But now another cloud looms on the moral horizon — assisted suicide and euthanasia.

Oregon legalized assisted suicide...

Let Religious Freedom Ring

The Catholic Church is being challenged in many ways in our time. We Catholics have just participated in the “Fortnight for Freedom” campaign, which alerted the people of our country that religious freedom is threatened by government policies. Here in San Antonio various events marked the observance — Masses, a letter on the issue by Archbishop Gustavo García-Siller, MSpS, parish events of various kinds, an ecumenical meeting, the ringing of church bells...