Tag: Catholic Charities of Wyoming

Diocese of Cheyenne Challenges HHS Mandate in Federal Court

+ January 30, 2014 Defending Religious Freedom in Court Dear Friends, Today, the Diocese of Cheyenne along with five other Catholic institutions filed a lawsuit to challenge the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ mandate which requires religious organizations to violate their conscience and the Church’s teaching.  As you may be aware, the mandate requires employers to provide their employees with access to contraception, sterilization, and abortion-inducing drugs through their group health plans, even if doing so violates their religious beliefs. Joining the diocese in this lawsuit, filed in the United States District Court […]

Catholic Charities & Other Catholic Ministries

Today I had the opportunity to visit some of our Catholic Agencies in Cheyenne.  We have a humble Catholic Charities of Wyoming based here in Cheyenne.  Their primary ministry is adoption work.  In the past calendar year they helped place 23 children; infants, special need, and international.  Ms. Virginia Nies is our Adoption & Pregnancy Counseling Supervisor, and Ms. Rita Sheppard serves in the capacity of secretary and notary public.  I understand their spouses are pressed into duty once in a while as well washing windows and keeping computers running! Catholic Charities is one of […]

By Daniele Zedda • 18 February


By Daniele Zedda • 18 February

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