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Religious liberty


Pope’s box, with wood from Baltimore basilica, puts religious liberty in spotlight, rector says
Mar 27 2014
Basilica rector Monsignor Valenzano is pleased the gift gets the word out internationally on the role of the basilica.

Archbishop Lori joins lawsuit against HHS mandate
Mar 12 2014
Archbishop William E. Lori, the Archdiocese of Baltimore and Catholic Review Media (CRMedia) are part of a federal lawsuit filed March 12 to stop a Health and Human Services mandate under the Affordable Care Act they believe would require them to provide health insurance coverage for contraception, sterilization and abortion-inducing drugs.

Catholics urged to speak truth ‘with love’ in religious freedom fight
Jul 06 2013
A July 4 Mass marks the closing of the two-week Fortnight for Freedom.

Federal appeals court finds merit in Hobby Lobby’s challenge of mandate
Jun 28 2013
In a June 27 ruling, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 10th Circuit in Denver reversed a decision of the lower court in Hobby Lobby’s challenge to a federal contraceptive mandate, saying that the chain of arts-and-crafts store will not have to pay fines while its lawsuit makes its way through the courts.

Archbishop Lori defends faith’s role in public life at second Fortnight launch
Jun 22 2013
Archbishop Lori presided at a standing-room only Mass June 21 opening the second Fortnight for Freedom.

Walkers' 100-mile trek calls attention to mandate, religious freedom
Jun 18 2013
On June 9, a group of around 50 people ages 8 to 70 embarked on a journey to the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in Washington.

Religious freedom gets more lip service than guarantees, pope says
Jun 10 2013
Religious freedom is talked about more than it is protected, Pope Francis said.

Archbishop: Second Fortnight highlights ongoing work to protect religious liberty
Jun 07 2013
The U.S. bishops are again encouraging Catholics to observe the Fortnight for Freedom from June 21 to July 4.

Archbishop Lori encourages business leaders to be ambassadors of Christ
May 10 2013
Archbishop William E. Lori urged a group of Catholic business leaders to be ambassadors of Christ in the modern marketplace of ideas.

Johns Hopkins pro-life club gains recognition after fight with student government
Apr 10 2013
A pro-life student club at The Johns Hopkins University was granted official club status.