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The significance of the Diocese of Brooklyn case in fighting restrictions

The significance of the Diocese of Brooklyn case in fighting restrictions

In this interview with Catholic World Report, attorney Randy Mastro discusses the Supreme Court’s ruling in favor of the right to religious freedom in the case presented by the Diocese of Brooklyn, demonstrating religions were being discriminated against in New York with excessive COVID restrictions. In this interview,

Supreme Court overturns NY church restrictions, Brooklyn bishop says religion ‘essential’ during pandemic

Supreme Court overturns NY church restrictions, Brooklyn bishop says religion ‘essential’ during pandemic

CNA The Supreme Court said Wednesday night that NY state restrictions  during the coronavirus pandemic are a violation of the First Amendment’s protection of free religious exercise. After the ruling the Bishop of Brooklyn, whose diocese was a plaintiff in the suit, said that religious

The Battle to Free the Mass

The Battle to Free the Mass

Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone This year, Americans have endured not only the intertwined economic, health, and political crises of the COVID-19 pandemic, but also a deep spiritual shock. For the first time since the Spanish Flu of 1918, our local and state governments have restricted worship