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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."
—Our First, Most Cherished Liberty: A Statement on Religious Liberty, United States Conference of Catholic Bishops Ad Hoc Committee for Religious Liberty, April 12, 2012
Learn more below about the current domestic threats to religious liberty. For information on the HHS mandate, please see the HHS mandate page. For information on conscience protection, please see usccb.org/conscience.
FAQs Religious Liberty & Marriage The protection of marriage (the union of one man and one woman as husband and wife) and religious liberty follows from the duty to safeguard the sacred dignity of the human person. But even more directly, the legal protection of marriage also protects the religious freedom of those who abide by that vision of marriage. Learn more about the connection between marriage and religious liberty.
Papal Message to Knights of Columbus, July 19, 2012 - Vatican Secretary of
State Cardinal Tarcisio Bertone commends the Knights of Columbus, the largest
lay Catholic organization in the United States, for their work “[a]t a time when concerted
efforts are being made to redefine and restrict the exercise of the right to
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