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Contact your representatives in the Senate and House and ask them to overturn the HHS Rule.
View videos on religious freedom from Archbishop William Lori and Bishop Ricardo Ramirez along with addresses given at the 2012 June General Assembly of Bishops by Archbishop Lori, John H. Garvey, Esq., Dr.Thomas F. Farr and the Most Reverend Shlemon Warduni.
"We need to render unto Caesar those things that bear his
image. But we need to render ourselves unto God -- generously, zealously,
holding nothing back. To the extent we let God transform us into his own image,
we will – by the example of our lives – fulfill our duty as citizens of the
United States, but much more importantly, as disciples of Jesus Christ."
Pope Benedict XVI's 2011 World Day of Peace message called religious freedom the “path to peace.” Since “religious freedom is at the origin of moral freedom,” the Pope taught it should be understood “not merely as immunity from coercion, but even more fundamentally as an ability to order one’s own choices in accordance with truth... When religious freedom is acknowledged, the dignity of the human person is respected at its root, and the ethos and institutions of peoples are strengthened. On the other hand, whenever religious freedom is denied, and attempts are made to hinder people from professing their religion or faith and living accordingly, human dignity is offended, with a resulting threat to justice and peace...."
Religious freedom has profound implications for the common good of our nation and world. Visit the menu on the left for resources related to Religious Liberty at Home, International Religious Freedom, and Conscience Protection. The menu on the right offers opportunities for you to take action and make your voice heard in support of religious freedom within our nation and throughout the world.
Archbishop Lori Welcomes Introduction of the Health Care Conscience Rights Act . Check out the action alert and call Congress! We need your support!
Letter to Assistant Secretary Blake on Rimsha Masih
Bishop Richard E. Pates, September 7, 2012
Letter to House Foreign Affairs Committee on Protecting
Religious Minorities in the Arab World
Bishop Richard E. Pates, September 4, 2012
The contraception mandate remains a threat to religious liberty. Keep up your prayers and action for religious freedom!
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