Bishop Daniel Jenky http://tspr.org en Determining Threats to Religious Liberties http://tspr.org/post/determining-threats-religious-liberties <p>At the first Mass after the election, a 70-something parishioner scolded an usher about giving her any more letters from Peoria Bishop Daniel Jenky, saying, “If there is one, keep it.”</p><p>There wasn’t – which was too bad. After political bishops “took a beating at the polls,” according to Jesuit Father Thomas Reese, it could have been an opportunity for reconciliation. His Excellency looks more natural smiling, rooting for Notre Dame or cuddling with his Chihuahuas than comparing President Obama to Hitler.</p> Wed, 21 Nov 2012 20:12:22 +0000 Bill Knight 24744 at http://tspr.org Determining Threats to Religious Liberties The Separation of Church & State http://tspr.org/post/separation-church-state <p>As this is written, it&rsquo;s 50 years since arguments were made before the US Supreme Court in &ldquo;Engel v. Vitale,&rdquo; which a couple of months later resulted in a clarification of the &ldquo;separation of church and state.&rdquo;<br /><br />As this is written, some Catholic Bishops, including His Excellency, Bishop Daniel Jenky of the Diocese of Peoria, continue to not-so-subtly attack government and to portray the church as victims (despite US Catholics numbering more than 68 million people and 76% of the country saying they are Christians.)<br /> Wed, 16 May 2012 15:01:17 +0000 Bill Knight 15184 at http://tspr.org The Separation of Church & State