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Bishops’ Ad Hoc Committee for Religious Liberty, Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission of Southern Baptists join with other religious leaders in call for religious liberty protection from HHS mandate

 
June 28, 2013

WHAT: At a media conference, national religious leaders will release an open letter calling for religious freedom in light of the Health & Human Services Mandate.

WHO: Archbishop William E. Lori of Baltimore, Chair of the U.S. Bishops' Ad Hoc Committee for Religious Liberty, Russell D. Moore, president of the Southern Baptist Convention's Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission, and other national religious leaders and scholars

WHEN: Tuesday, July 2, 2:00 PM EDT

WHERE: Zenger Room, National Press Club, 529 14th Street NW, Washington, DC 20045

DETAILS: For more information about the event or the open letter, please contact Hillary Byrnes at Hbyrnes@usccb,org or Matthew Hawkins at mhawkins@erlc.com .

The USCCB represents the bishops of 70 million Catholics in 18,000 parishes in the United States. The Southern Baptist Convention is America's largest non-Catholic denomination with more than 15.8 million members in over 46,000 churches nationwide. The Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission is the SBC's ethics, religious liberty and public policy agency with offices in Nashville, Tenn. And Washington.

Editors:

To request an interview with Archbishop Lori, contact Sister Mary Ann Walsh at mwalsh@usccb.org or 202-541-3201.

To request an interview with Russell D. Moore, contact Elizabeth Bristow at (615) 782-8409 or by e-mail at press@erlc.com

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MEDIA CONTACT ONLY:
Sr. Mary Ann Walsh
O: 202-541-3200
M: 301-325-7935



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