At approximately 9:30am (2:30am EST) on the morning of June 24th, 2008, a bomb ripped through a municipal meeting hall in Sadr City, Iraq, Steven Farley and three other Americans.
Juan Williams, Fox News political analyst and “Special Report” panelist and former senior news analyst for National Public Radio said in an interview with The Daily Caller’s Ginni Thomas that mainstream media outlets “stab” and “kill” dissenting voices.
Tonight I’m talking on freedom. Order your beers, boys.
– Venerable Fulton J. Sheen
Was it mere coincidence that U.S. Archbishop Fulton J. Sheen was declared “venerable” on the same day that the United States Supreme Court upheld a law which had prompted current U.S. bishops to declare a Fortnight for Religious Freedom? Is it an accident that the man whose television series called, “Life is Worth Living” took one step closer to sainthood on the same day that the highest court of his homeland took one step closer toward free access to abortion, contraceptives, and sterilizations?
Not in my mind.
Let’s take heart and courageously move forward.
Venerable Fulton J. Sheen teaches us: “Freedom” (1954), in three parts…