Fortnight for Freedom

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Archbishop William E. Lori of Baltimore.

Archbishop Lori: Religious liberty bid unaffected by Supreme Court ruling

Jul 3, 2012

Archbishop William E. Lori of Baltimore believes that the fight for religious liberty has not been damaged the Supreme Court’s... Read more

Religious Freedom Rally.

Thousands flock to Kansas religious freedom rally

Jul 2, 2012

By Kevin J. Jones

Several thousand people rallied outside the Kansas Statehouse on June 29, where Catholic bishops, Gov. Sam Brownback and others addressed... Read more

Fortnight resource combines religious liberty, outreach to disabled

Jun 27, 2012

By Michelle La Rosa

Two national Catholic groups have released a list of suggested activities to defend religious liberty and reach out charitably to... Read more

Religious freedom event at George Washington University in D.C. on June 24, 2012.

DC religious freedom event stresses role of liberty in America

Jun 25, 2012

By Michelle La Rosa

More than 1,000 people gathered in the nation's capital on June 24 to celebrate religious liberty and recall its importance... Read more

Archbishop William E. Lori of Baltimore.

Archbishop Lori kicks-off Fortnight for Freedom with call to action

Jun 22, 2012

By Michelle La Rosa

Catholics must fight against forces seeking to remove the influence of religion from American culture, Archbishop William E. Lori of... Read more

Matt Smith, president of Catholic Advocate.

Catholic group launches 'virtual vigil' for religious freedom

Jun 22, 2012

By Michelle La Rosa

A Catholic grassroots organization in the nation’s capital is organizing a virtual march for religious freedom to accompany the Fortnight... Read more

Archbishop Jose H. Gomez.

Archbishop Gomez rejects 'capitulation' to HHS mandate

Jun 21, 2012

With the nationwide Fortnight for Freedom event beginning today, Archbishop José H. Gomez of Los Angeles said that any compromise... Read more

Maureen Malloy Ferguson and Ashley McGuire of The Catholic Association.

Group releases suggestions for Fortnight for Freedom activities

Jun 20, 2012

The Catholic Association has released a 14-point “action plan” for those who want to participate in the “Fortnight for Freedom”... Read more

Bishops participate in the June 13-15, 2012 full USCCB assembly in Atlanta, Ga.

Bishops briefed on religious liberty efforts, prepare for 'difficult road'

Jun 13, 2012

By Michelle La Rosa

Speakers at the U.S. bishops’ meeting in Atlanta, Ga. emphasized the importance of continuing efforts to defend religious freedom through... Read more

Archbishop William Lori speaks at the 2012 National Religious Freedom award dinner on May 24.

Archbishop Lori highlights role of laity in Fortnight for Freedom

Jun 12, 2012

By Michelle La Rosa

Archbishop William E. Lori of Baltimore stressed the importance of laity involvement in efforts to defend religious freedom from the... Read more