Reform atte mpt backfires: New law prohibits clerics from offering opinions on public issues from the pulpit or through the media
On Oct. 4, the Catholic Lawyers Association of Mexico presented a packaged of reforms to the Mexican Senate that would have amended several articles of the constitution with the goal of extending religious freedom for priests and the Church.
Specifically, the Catholic Lawyers Association sought full political rights for religious ministers, including the right to run for election, complete freedom of speech for clerics, so they can participate in debates on issues of public interest such as abortion, euthanasia, marriage and social justice, and the right for churches to own radio and TV stations.
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"In Cordibus Jesu et Mariae"
"And I have the right to feel so about you all, because I have you in my heart, all of you . . . For God is my witness how I long for you all in the heart of Christ Jesus." (Phil 1: 7-8)