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Categories: Beliefs

Lauren Markoe

Lauren Markoe

Lauren Markoe covered government and features as a daily newspaper reporter for 15 years before joining the Religion News Service staff as a national correspondent in 2011. She previously was Washington correspondent for The State (Columbia, S.C.)


  1. John Stefanyszyn

    “Pope Francis” (Jorge Bergoglio), Hobby Lobby (the Green family) are concerned for “their religious freedom” (within freedom of rights).

    This FREEDOM dictates freedom to live one’s religious belief
    This FREEDOM dictates freedom to live for one’s happiness
    This FREEDOM dictates freedom to live “pro-choice” or “pro life”
    This FREEDOM dictates freedom to live one’s sexuality

    So therefore, all of the above embrace and worship the SAME FREEDOM.
    …so “Pope Francis”, Hobby Lobby, “pro-choicers” , homosexuals, and others that claim FREEDOM for their either religious or personal ways, they ALL believe and worship the SAME FREEDOM.

    This FREEDOM also confesses that it is RIGHT (a right) to worship ANY ‘god’.

    BUT Jesus Christ, Son of God, said that we are to worship ONLY the One Lord Creator and Him Alone, His Will Alone to serve in obedience and love.

    Instead ALL of the above turn to FREEDOM , this god of fortresses, to protect their desire to serve and magnify oneself (XES).

    Note: Soon, the Lord Jesus Christ will return to rule the earth in power as the One Sovereign King according to and in obedience to the Will of the One and Only Creator.
    …and man will weep and be angry when “HIS FREEDOM” will be no more.

    • Its amazing how someone can repeat the word “freedom” so many times and have no idea what it means.