[Catholic] Bishops say Government Eroding Religious Liberty
Bishops say government eroding religious liberty
RACHEL ZOLL, AP Religion Writer
Updated 12:51 a.m., Tuesday, November 15, 2011
BALTIMORE (AP) — U.S. Roman Catholic bishops vowed Monday to defend their religious liberty in the face of growing acceptance of gay marriage and what they called attempts by secularists to marginalize faith.
Bishop William Lori, leader of a new national religious liberty committee, condemned federal and state policies that he said interfered with the church's ability to provide social services, from health care to immigrant support to international aid.
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