Category: Church & State

Vatican sees risk of ‘social collapse’ in global economic order

Claire Giangravè | CRUX | Source URL ROME – In the context of global economic uncertainty, rampant inequality and a growing trade in illegal offshore bank accounts, the Vatican on Thursday issued a document offering ethical guidelines for economic and financial systems and calling for stronger oversight by public authorities. […]

Cardinal Dolan hopes Supreme Court will uphold free speech

Catholic News Service via CRUX | Source URL WASHINGTON, D.C. – The chairman of the U.S. bishops’ Committee on Pro-Life Activities said March 20 that he prayed the Supreme Court would “do the right thing and uphold our fundamental right to free speech” when it decides a case examining freedom of […]

SC legislators want to put prayer back in public schools

By Rebecca CrossFlorence Morning News Four state representatives have introduced legislation that would permit more prayer in public schools, but the bills are in committee. The representatives joined panelists Monday to discuss the pros and cons of prayer in schools during the Parent University Forum at Savannah Grove Baptist Church. […]

Dozens attend ‘Put Prayer Back in Schools’ forum in Florence

WPDE (ABC15 Myrtle Beach, SC) FLORENCE, S.C. (WPDE) — Dozens of people showed up at Savannah Grove Baptist Church in Florence to listen and give their opinion on whether prayer should be put in South Carolina schools. Tammie Bryant wants prayer back in her daughter’s school. “We can pray for […]