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Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito Warns Of Attacks On ‘Religious Freedom’

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sam­uel Alito in March spoke to a Catholic lawyers’ association and promoted the idea, common among the Religious Right, that religious liberty is under attack in America.

“A wind is picking up that is hostile to those with traditional moral beliefs,” Alito said, referencing the Bob Dylan song lyric, “You don’t need a weatherman to know which way the wind blows.”

Red Mass Mandate: Archbishop Advises High Court Justices About Religion And Government

Yesterday morning, I attended the Red Mass here in Washington along with five Supreme Court justices and Vice President Joe Biden. Okay, we weren’t in the same pew – they were in the front rows; I wasn’t.

But all of us heard Archbishop J. Augustine Di Noia, an American who now works at the Vatican, give a homily that instructed those in attendance on how they should feel about same-sex marriage, abortion and the dire threat of “humanism.”