Homilies, Speeches, and Other Writings

Violent threats against people of faith are the opposite of human rights, Cardinal Timothy Dolan
Fox News, June 24, 2022

Women’s Health Protection Act curtails religious freedom, Bishop Robert Deeley
Portland Press Herald, May 17, 2022

First Freedom Blog: For the Good of All, Cardinal Timothy Dolan
July 21, 2021

Hope for the Future: America's Global and Multilateral Leadership
Address at the International Religious Freedom Summit, by Cardinal Timothy Dolan
July 15,2021

Keynote Given at University of Notre Dame Religious Liberty Summit, Cardinal Timothy Dolan
June 28, 2021

"For the good of all," Archbishop Wenski's statement for Religious Freedom Week 2020
June 23, 2020

Red Mass Homily, Archbishop Joseph Kurtz
Diocese of Phoenix, January 14, 2019

Red Mass Homily, Archbishop William Lori
Diocese of Kansas City, November 3, 2017

Dialogue, Religious Freedom, and the Role of the Bishops in Public Life, Archbishop William Lori
November 14, 2016

Religious Freedom: Gift and Challenge, Archbishop William Lori
November 2, 2016

The Glue is Missing", Archbishop William E. Lori
Red Mass Homily for Archdiocese of St. Louis, October 2, 2016

Religious Freedom in the Year of Mercy, Archbishop William E. Lori
May 19, 2016

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

A Naked Market Square? by Aaron Matthew Weldon
October 30, 2015

Freedom to Care, Life Issues Forum, by Aaron Matthew Weldon
October 23, 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

Crippling First Freedom, Fortnight Editorial
June 9, 2015, National Catholic Register

Religious Liberty and the Practice of Charity
John Garvey, J.D., President, Catholic University of America

We Pray at a Particularly Difficult Time, Red Mass Homily, Archbishop Thomas G. Wenski
Gesu Church, Miami, FL, April 29, 2015

Help Persecuted Christians and Support Traditional Families, Helen Alvaré, J.D.
April 30, 2015

ISIS and Indiana: The Global Crisis of Religious Liberty and Catholic Responsibility, Thomas Farr, Ph.D.
April 26, 2015

Religious Freedom is Under Stress, Red Mass Homily, Archbishop Thomas G. Wenski
St. Anthony's Church, Fort Lauderdale, FL, April 23, 2015

Red Mass Homily, Bishop Thomas J. Paprocki
St. Mary's Basilica, Phoenix, AZ, January 20, 2015

Ecumenical Letter to Congress Supporting RFRA
June 30, 2014

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