Baltimore Archbishop William E. Lori, homilist at the opening Mass of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops’ Fortnight for Freedom an annual observance highlighting the importance of religious liberty, cited the suffering of Christians and other religious minorities for religious freedom in 25 countries around the world today.
Catholics urged to work for ‘holiness of freedom, freedom for holiness’
Bishops urge renewed dedication to efforts to protect religious liberty
The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops is calling for renewed dedication to protecting religious freedom with the launching of this year’s Fortnight for Freedom, “Freedom for Mission.”
Hundreds gather to venerate relics of Sts. Thomas More and John Fisher
The relics of the two saints came to St. Mary’s Cathedral in St. Cloud June 27 as part of the U.S. Catholic Church’s Fortnight for Freedom observance this year.
Saints’ relics seen as reminder of today’s threats to religious liberty
BALTIMORE (CNS) — Baltimore Archbishop William E. Lori linked urgent matters of “immigration, marriage and the church’s teaching on sexuality” to a pair of 16th-century martyrs […]
Everyone is called to be a witness
The church in the United States will once again observe the Fortnight for Freedom from June 21 to July 4. This two-week period is an opportunity […]
Relics of two saints to be venerated during Fortnight for Freedom
All are invited to a Holy Hour with Bishop Donald Kettler at 7:30 p.m. Monday, June 27, at St. Mary’s Cathedral, 25 S. 8th Ave., in […]