Saturday, June 21, 2014

Fortnight to Freedom Begins in the USA - for Religious Freedom - Join in Prayer!

Fortnight For Freedom

 

Freedom to Serve

The Fortnight for Freedom: Freedom to Serve will take place from June 21 to July 4, 2014, a time when our liturgical calendar celebrates a series of great martyrs who remained faithful in the face of persecution by political power—St. Thomas More and St. John Fisher, St. John the Baptist, SS. Peter and Paul, and the First Martyrs of the Church of Rome. The theme of this year's Fortnight will focus on the freedom to serve the poor and vulnerable in accord with human dignity and the Church's teaching.
Please check out the menu items on the left side of this page to view prayer resourcesfact sheets, and other helpful Fortnight and religious liberty pages.
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Special Masses will be celebrated in Baltimore on June 21 and in Washington, D.C. on July 4. Please check your local TV listings!

Standing Together for Religious Freedom

Archbishop William E. Lori of Baltimore, Dr. Russell D. Moore, President of the Southern Baptist Convention's Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission, and over 100 religious leaders and scholars released an open letter entitledStanding Together for Religious Freedom!
Signed Open Letter   |  News Release
Speaker Statements   |  Speaker Biographies 

Fortnight Spotlight...

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Fortnight 2013 Closing Mass Homily: Donald Cardinal Wuerl, July 4, 2013
Fortnight 2013 Closing Mass Remarks:Archbishop William Lori, July 4, 2013. . . 
"Broad Coalition says Contraception Mandate a Religious Liberty Threat":Religionnews.com, July 2, 2013. . .
Dioceses Close Out Fortnight for Freedom: USCCB News Release, July 3, 2013

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