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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
Recent Religious Freedom legislation around the country has left many people confused about what the Religious Freedom Restoration Act (RFRA) does- and doesn't- do. Learn more about RFRA!
—Our First, Most Cherished Liberty: A Statement on Religious Liberty, United States Conference of Catholic Bishops Ad Hoc Committee for Religious Liberty, April 12, 2012
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