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"[W]e hold it for a fundamental and undeniable truth that religion, or the duty which we owe our Creator, and the manner of discharging it, can be directed only by reason and conviction, not by force or violence. The Religion then of every man must be left to the conviction and conscience of every man; and it is the right of every man to exercise it as these may dictate."

– James Madison


Religious Liberty - Bulletin Inserts


For Parishes, Schools and Lay Associations

The USCCB has issued a series of educational bulletin inserts in English & Spanish over the coming months. As one-page documents, the English & Spanish versions may be photocopied on flipsides of the same insert.

For additional one page fact sheets, please see our page, "Religious Liberty at Home". You will find the one pagers under the header, 'Domestic Threats to Religious Liberty.'

November 2014


On November 22, we celebrate the feast of Christ the King. Download the latest one-pager to learn more about the origin of the feast and its connection to religious liberty.

Let us pray fervently that we will help others encounter anew Christ, our King, bringing the Gospel to the margins of society, that all might bear witness to Him before others.

Christ the King One-Pager (English & Spanish)

November 2013

Christ the King

In its core document, Our First, Most Cherished Liberty: A Statement on Religious Liberty, the USCCB Ad Hoc Committee for Religious Liberty "urge[d] that the Solemnity of Christ the King-a feast born out of resistance to totalitarian incursions against religious liberty-be a day specifically employed by bishops and priests to preach about religious liberty, both here and abroad."

Christ the King One-Pager (English)

Cristo Rey One-Pager (Spanish)

February/March 2013

Life, Marriage & Liberty: Pray, Fast, Act

Catholics across the nation are being encouraged to pray, fast and act for renewed protection of religious liberty and to rebuild a culture favorable to life and marriage.

September/October 2012

Religious Freedom

Pope Benedict XVI has said, "Any tendency to treat religion as a private matter must be resisted." We are called to pray and act to protect the freedom of religion.

  • Religious Freedom: Prayer and Action are Necessary to Keep Our First Freedom First
    color version  |  black-and-white version

  • Libertad religiosa: Oración y acción son necesarias para mantener nuestra primera libertad
    color version  |  black-and-white-version

  • May-June 2012

    Conscience Protection

    The freedom of conscience for which we are fighting is the freedom to live our lives according to our faith, without having to compromise that very same faith.

    April-May 2012

    Religious Liberty

    If we are not free in our conscience and our practice of religion, all other freedoms are fragile.

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