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News and Opinion

USCCB News Release: Archbishop Lori Applauds Supreme Court Decision to Hear Two Cases on HHS Mandate – November 26, 2013

USCCB News Release: U.S. Bishops Issue ‘Special Message’ on HHS Mandate at Conclusion of General Assembly – November 13, 2013

USCCB News Release: Cardinal O’Malley, Archbishop Lori to Congress: Adopt Policy of Health Care Conscience Rights Act – September 27, 2013

Archbishop Chaput's Weekly Column: Lessons We Need to Learn - September 20, 2013

Letter from Cardinal Timothy Dolan, President of USCCB, regarding HHS Mandate - September 17, 2013

USCCB News Release: U.S. Bishops Seek to Live by Faith, Serve Needy, Insure Employees; Continue Legal, Moral Analysis of HHS Mandate- September 17, 2013

USCCB News Release: Catholic And Southern Baptist Religious Liberty Leaders Urge Senate To Support Health Care Conscience Act; Welcome Introduction Of S. 1204

USCCB News Release: Fortnight For Freedom Planned For June 21 To July 4

USCCB News Release: Religious Liberty Chair Backs Litigants Opposing HHS Mandate

USCCB News Release: USCCB Responds to Inaccurate Statement of Fact on HHS Mandate Made During Vice Presidential Debate

National Catholic Register - Time's Up: Catholic Business Owners Weigh Moral Options in HHS Mandate

National Catholic Bioethics Center - Options for Non-exempt Employers under PPACA

USCCB News Release: Bishops Urge Congress to Act on Religious Liberty Crisis in Health Care Before Year's End

Archbishop Chaput's Keynote Address at the Napa Institute Conference: Building a Culture of Religious Freedom - July 27, 2012

Cardinal Newman Society - Archbishop Chaput Closes Fortnight for Freedom with Stirring Homily

Catholic News Service - Religious Liberty is 'a Foundational Right,' Says Archbishop Chaput

Life News - Archbishop Chaput Closes Fortnight for Freedom with Amazing Homily

Catholic Online - Archbishop Chaput Closes Fortnight: What We Must Render Unto God and Unto Caesar

Catholic Culture - Archbishop Chaput Rallies US Catholics as Fortnight for Freedom Concludes

Patheos - Archbishop Chaput's Homily for the Closing Mass of the Fortnight for Freedom

Catholic News Agency - Government Cannot Take Away True Freedom, Archbishop Chaput Teaches

Record Crowd Closes Fortnight for Freedom at National Shrine in Washington

Archbishop Chaput's Homily: National Closing Mass of the Fortnight for Freedom    Audio

Archbishop Chaput's Address to the Catholic Press Association: Launching the Fortnight for Freedom - June 20, 2012

USCCB News Release: Religious Liberty Supporters To Text 'Freedom' Or 'Libertad'  (Spanish)

USCCB News Release: Cardinal Dolan Applauds Church Agencies as They Challenge HHS for Violating Religious Freedom

USCCB News Release: Submits Comments on Proposed HHS Rulemaking, Urges Re-Opening of Final Rule Defining Mandate, Exemption

USCCB News Release: Bishops Appeal Federal Decision That U.S. Constitution Forbids Religious Accommodation, Requires Abortion, Contraception Funding in Anti-Trafficking Service Contract

USCCB News Release: Bishops Issue Call to Action to Defend Religious Liberty

USCCB News Release: Our First, Most Cherished Liberty: A Statement on Religious Liberty  (Spanish)

Archdiocese News Release: Day of Prayer and Fasting for Religious Freedom

Archdiocese News Release: Rally for Religious freedom at Independence Hall

Archbishop Chaput's Weekly Column: It's not a 'compromise' and it needs to be rescinded - February 16, 2012

Archbishop Chaput's Weekly Column: Special Action Alert:-- HHS ruling flawed and dangerous; Archbishop Chaput calls on Catholics to pray, act for religious liberty - February 1, 2012

USCCB News Release: Bishops Promise to Continue 'Vigorous Efforts' Against HHS Violations of Religious Freedom in Health Care Reform Mandate  (Spanish)

USCCB Blog Post: Amish, OK. Catholic. No.


Manhattan Declaration Event, May 2, National Constitution Center

New Video and Additional Resources from the USCCB for the National Call to Prayer

Fortnight for Freedom Event: June 25, St. Genevieve Parish, Flourtown

Ask Your Legislators to Support HR 940 and Protect Rights of Conscience and Religious Liberty

Fortnight for Freedom in the Archdiocese of Philadelphia: June 21-July 4, 2013

Call To Prayer For Life, Marriage, And Religious Liberty (Spanish)

Archbishop Chaput to Give Homily at National Closing Mass for Fortnight for Freedom/Watch Live on EWTN (July 4, 2012 at 12:00 p.m.)

Archbishop Chaput's Address to the Catholic Press Association: Launching the Fortnight for Freedom - June 20, 2012

Bishops Renew Plea to Congress and Administration to Repair Affordable Care Act (June 28, 2012)

A Letter from the Catholic Bishops of Pennsylvania Regarding The Day of Prayer and Fasting   (Spanish)

Parish Resources

Fortnight for Freedom in the Archdiocese of Philadelphia: June 21-July 4, 2013

USCCB: Why We Need the Healthcare Conscience Rights Act

USCCB Nationwide Bulletin Insert: Prayer and Action are Necessary to Keep Our First Freedom First (Spanish)

Religious Liberty Conference: The Christian Meaning of Freedom

Religious Liberty Conference: Conscience and Cooperation with Evil

Religious Liberty Conference: Cooperation with Evil Chart

USCCB Nationwide Bulletin Insert: Text Message Campaign to Support Religious Freedom  (Spanish)

USCCB Resource Documents: Fortnight for Freedom Reflections

USCCB Nationwide Bulletin Insert: Why Conscience is Important  (Spanish)

USCCB Nationwide Bulletin Insert: The Most Cherished of American Freedoms Past and Present  (Spanish)

Pennsylvania Catholic Conference Bulletin Insert: Urgent Action Needed on HHS Contraceptive Mandates  (Spanish)


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