Ambassador Kmiec says critique stems from ‘hostility to expressions of faith’
Apr 14 2011
WASHINGTON – Douglas Kmiec, the U.S. ambassador to Malta, said an audit by the State Department’s inspector general that chided him for his “unconventional approach to his role” stemmed from the complaints of a handful of people within the agency who “seem to manifest a hostility to expressions of faith and efforts to promote better interfaith understanding.”
High court tosses out challenge to Arizona tuition tax credit program
Apr 05 2011
WASHINGTON - The Supreme Court April 4 tossed out a challenge to Arizona’s tuition tax credit program - which directs money to scholarships for students at mostly Catholic nonpublic schools - saying that because no direct state expenditures are involved, taxpayers have no legal basis for suing.
Voices of Faith
Mar 24 2011
In the span of three days, the power of concerned faith communities of Maryland was on display as people of varying religious traditions recently came together to positively impact the political process in our state on three very important issues.
Pace of review of grand jury report is ‘Herculean,’ attorney says
Mar 18 2011
WASHINGTON – Six days after a scathing grand jury report was released alleging past sexual abuse by clergy and other church personnel in the Philadelphia Archdiocese, attorney Gina Maisto Smith got to work examining reams of archived archdiocesan paperwork.