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"Our nation's founders built better than they knew – and better than we appreciate today. Their vision of freedom was one of ordered liberties, a vision remarkably congruent with Catholic social thought. St. Thomas Aquinas – the great theologian of the 13th century – would have been very comfortable in the presence of Jefferson, Adams and Monroe."

– Archbishop Thomas Wenski , Archbishop of Miami



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Pope Francis greets bishops as he arrives to celebrate Mass in the Cathedral of St. Sebastian. (CNS photo/Paul Haring)In the words of our Holy Father Pope Francis "religious freedom is more often affirmed than put into practice." Therefore, defending religious liberty and making it available for everyone, is everyone's responsibility. In doing this, we "guarantee the growth and development of the entire community."

So, let us work together to create "a culture of encounter" in which "believers and nonbelievers collaborate together to promote a world where injustices can be overcome and every person may be welcomed and contribute to the common good."

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