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Fortnight for Freedom II- June 21-July 4, 2013
A national time of prayer, education, and public witness for our most cherished right of religious freedom.

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Our First, Most Cherished Liberty - A Statement on Religious Liberty

For your information, this newly released USCCB paper offers various historical information and differentiating aspects of religious liberty and freedom within the Christian tradition, specifically from the Catholic perspective.

Read A Statement on Religious Liberty


U.S. Bishops Renew Religious Freedom Efforts -
March 14 statement calls for vigorous, united effort and a national prayer campaign.

Read letter from Cardinal Timothy M. Dolan, USCCB President and Archbishop of New York.




Uploaded by Catholic News Service on Feb 13, 2012  

In an interview Monday evening in Rome with Catholic News Service, Cardinal-designate Timothy M. Dolan discusses why the U.S. bishops oppose the revised contraceptive mandate announced by President Obama three days earlier.   Major excerpts-on U-tube



Action Alerts:

  • United States Conference of Catholic Bishops


  • Diocese of Green Bay, WI


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Mission Department


Previous postings:

HFM stands firm in its Mission, Vision, and Values as President Obama announces revision to the HHS 1/20/12 Ruling. Determine your personal and professional participation in this national dialogue. 

NEW! Updated HFM memo in response to President Obama's revision (2-13-12)

Read the HFM Memo on the Ruling

Read Bishop David L. Ricken's Letter to the Diocese


Bishops urge Catholics and the public at large to speak out in protest.

Get Informed & Take Action Now:

US Conference of Catholic Bishops website