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"There is not a shadow of right on the general government to intermeddle with religion. Its least interference with it would be a most flagrant usurpation. I can appeal to my uniform conduct on this subject that I have warmly supported religious freedom."

–James Madison

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Homilies


2014 Fortnight for Freedom Closing Homily, by Archbishop Joseph Kurtz, Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception, July 4, 2014

2014 Fortnight for Freedom Opening Homily, by Archbishop William Lori, Basilica of the National Shrine of the Assumption, June 21, 2014

2013 Fortnight Closing Homily. Donald Cardinal Wuerl, Archbishop of Washington, Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception, July 4, 2013

Fortnight Closing Mass Remarks Archbishop William E. Lori, Archdiocese of Baltimore, July 4, 2013

Fortnight for Freedom Homily Archbishop Robert Carlson, Archdiocese of St. Louis, July 3, 2013

Fortnight for Freedom Homily Seán Cardinal O'Malley, Archbishop of Boston, June 26, 2013

Fortnight for Freedom Homily Archbishop Joseph Naumann, Archdiocese of Kansas City, KS, June 23, 2013

2013 Fortnight Opening Mass Homily. Archbishop William E. Lori, Archdiocese of Baltimore, Basilica of the National Shrine of the Assumption, June 21, 2013

Fortnight for Freedom Homily Timothy Cardinal Dolan, USCCB President, Archbishop of New York, June 21, 2013

Homily, Courts and Moral Relativism. Archbishop Thomas Wenski, Archdiocese of Miami, FL, April, 23, 2013.

Religious Freedom and the Love of God, John H. Garvey, Esq., President,The Catholic University of America, June 13, 2012, USCCB General Assembly.


speeches and Statements

Dignitatis Humanae and the Freedom to Serve, Archbishop William Lori
December 7, 2015

The Challenge of Religious Freedom, Aaron Matthew Weldon
December 7, 2015

Freedom, Truth, and Human Dignity, Archbishop William Lori
December 4, 2015

Dignitatis Humanae: Theological, Philosophical and Cultural Contexts, Bishop Daniel Flores
November 5, 2015

Pope Francis, Renewed Vision of Religious Freedom, Archbishop William Lori at International Religious Liberty Award Dinner
October 8, 2015

Religious Liberty as a Cornerstone of Human Dignity, Archbishop William Lori at Religious Freedom Summit, The Catholic University of America
September 18, 2015

Archbishop Lori Applauds 20th Anniversary of the Religious Freedom Restoration Act
November 19, 2013, Statement by Archbishop William E. Lori, Chairman of the USCCB Ad Hoc Committee for Religious Liberty

U.S. Bishops Seek to Live by Faith, Serve Needy, Insure Employees; Continue Moral, Legal Analysis of HHS Mandate, Cardinal Timothy Dolan, September 17, 2013,

Religious Liberty Chair Backs Litigants Opposing HHS Mandate
April 8, 2013, USCCB News Release, read the full Chairman's Statement

United for Religious Freedom, USCCB Administrative Committee.  March 14, 2012.

Pope Benedict XVI warns of threat to freedom of religion, conscience in U.S., January 19, 2012.

 

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