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Religious liberty has been a part of the American experience since before the United States even became an independent country.
Read the articles below to find out more about our country's
historic challenges, and view our educational resources page to
find out more about current threats to religious liberty both at home and
July 2, 2013, Religionnews.com "Broad coalition says Contraception Mandate a
Religious Liberty Threat."
July 1, 2013, Timothy
Cardinal Dolan, Blog "A Call to Countercultural Witness."
July 1, 2013, The Washington Times "Reining in religious freedom. A hostile government chips away at the
faith-based life." President John Garvey, Catholic University of
June 28, 2013, Cardinal Dolan Op-Ed, NY Daily News "Go to the Barricades for Religious Liberty. Christians are the most persecuted creed worldwide."
June 27, 2013, Becket Fund News Release Major Win for Hobby Lobby in its HHS Mandate Case
June 25, 2013, Catholic News Agency "Catholics, Baptists come together over conscience rights bill."
June 23, 2013, Francis Cardinal George, O.M.I., "Faith and Freedom."
June 21, 2013, USCCB News Release "Catholics and
Southern Baptists urge Senate to support Health
Conscience Rights Act."
June 21, 2013, National Review "Marriage Redefinition and Religious Freedom." Kim Daniels, USCCB Spokesperson
June 21, 2013, Washington Post "Religious freedom is not a ‘second-class right." Mary Ann Glendon, Harvard Law Professor
June 21, 2013, Donald Cardinal Wuerl "Our religious freedom is part of our DNA as Americans and as Catholics."
June 20, 2013, Timothy Cardinal Dolan Blog "Fortnight for Freedom."
June 19, 2013, Archbishop Aquila, Denver "America Needs Our Prayers and Our Sacrifice."
June 16, 2013, Archbishop Lori, The Baltimore Sun "Religious freedom protects more than the freedom to worship on Sunday."
June 8, 2013, Vatican Radio, "Pope: Religious freedom often affirmed, not always put into practice."
June 7, 2013, The Catholic Review "Second Fortnight Highlights Ongoing Work to Protect Religious Liberty."
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