Religious Liberty - MD Bishops Speak Out

Maryland‟s Catholic bishops invite you to read and reflect upon their new statement, The Most Sacred of All Property: Religious Freedom and the People of Maryland. The document reviews the history and role of religious freedom in our society, highlights present-day threats to this freedom, and offers ways to get involved. Copies of the statement can be found at the inside entrance of the Cathedral. View the statement now by clicking on the title above.

Additional Resources

Dignitatis humanae, Vatican II’s Declaration on Religious Freedom.

Religious Freedom: The Path to Peace, Message of Pope Benedict XVI for the 2011 World Day of Peace.

Catechism of the Catholic Church, paragraphs 2104 – 2109

Let Freedom Ring: A Pastoral Letter on Religious Freedom, Bishop William Lori of the Diocese of Bridgeport.

The Williamsburg Charter: A Reaffirmation of the First Amendment.

Catholics and Latter-Day Saints: Partners in the Defense of Religious Freedom, Francis Cardinal George.