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"[T]he conscientious scruples of all men should be treated with great delicacy and tenderness; and it is my wish and desire, that the laws may always be extensively accommodated to them…"
Religious liberty is
the first liberty granted to us by God and protected in the First
Amendment to our Constitution. It includes more than our ability to go
to Mass on Sunday or pray the Rosary at home. It also encompasses our
ability to contribute freely to the common good of all Americans.
Read more on the Religious Liberty FAQ page!
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
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 Bishop Kevin Rhoades, Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend, 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
Religious Freedom and the Love of God, John H. Garvey, Esq., President,The Catholic University of America, June 13, 2012, USCCB General Assembly.
Our First, Most Cherished Liberty: A Statement on Religious Liberty by the Ad Hoc Committee on Religious Liberty, April 12, 2012 en Español
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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