Patrick Hornbeck (@PatrickHornbeck) is professor of theology at Fordham University, where he is also a candidate for the Juris Doctor in the School of Law.

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Laissez-faire judges and Catholic social teaching

Commentary: While attorneys and public policy advocates push uphill against the laissez-faire stance that some judges appear to be taking, all believers have work to do inside our churches and other religious institutions.


Chicago Archdiocese takes 'religious liberty' too far in Demkovich case

Commentary: Not content with the right to hire, discipline and fire employees on theological grounds, Catholic institutions are asking judges to avert their eyes when it comes to mistreating and harassing employees.