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Fortnight for Freedom -Ecumenical and Interreligious Collaboration

 

lori-baltimore-fortnight-montage"Our beliefs guide the way we work, love, study, play, and think; they inspire us and make us who we are. The majority of men and women who gave shape to this country were deeply religious and thankfully, though with difficulty, learned that differences and disagreements do not have to lead to hatred, violence, or suppression. Religion and religious freedom strengthens us as individuals, as families, as communities, and as a nation."
~ Archbishop William E. Lori, Archbishop of Baltimore, Chairman, Ad Hoc Committee for Religious Liberty

Regardless of your tradition, we invite all people of faith to join in prayer and in a great national campaign of teaching and witness for religious liberty. This may take on many forms as there are beautiful religious traditions in our country and will itself serve as a sign of the religious diversity that flows from religious freedom and that makes our country great.

Free Exercise of Religion: Putting Beliefs Into Practice- Religious leaders from many faiths in the U.S. issued a statement in June 2012 on religious freedom. Catholics are not alone in the fight to defend our First Amendment rights! Lutheran Church- Missouri Synod (LCMS) President Matthew C. Harrison video announcement

Open Letter: Invitation to People of All Faiths - Archbishop William Lori, Fortnight for Freedom

Open Letter: "Marriage and Religious Freedom: Fundamental Goods That Stand or Fall Together" (Jan. 12, 2012)


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