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Fortnight for Freedom Closing Mass in Washington, DC


The Fortnight for Freedom Closing Mass will be celebrated by Cardinal Donald Wuerl, with USCCB President Archbishop Kurtz of Louisville as the homilist, on Friday, July 4 at 12:00 p.m. at the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in Washington, D.C.

Fortnight for Freedom Opening Mass in Baltimore, MD


The Fortnight for Freedom Opening Mass will be celebrated by Archbishop William Lori on Saturday, June 21 at 5:30 p.m. at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary in Baltimore, Maryland.

Fortnight for Freedom

June 06, 2012 In April, the Ad Hoc Committee for Religious Liberty of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) issued a document, “Our First, Most Cherished Liberty,” outlining the bishops’ concerns over threats to religious freedom, both at home and abroad. The bishops called for a “Fortnight for Freedom,” a 14-day period of prayer, […]

e-Letters by Cardinal Wuerl

June 30: Vatican Confirms Events of Apostolic Journey To United States (en español) June 11: Catholic Identity in an Age of Challenge May 7: ISIS and the “Nation of the Cross” April 30: Protecting Our Children April 27: A Message from Cardinal Wuerl (en español) April 11: Alleluia! Christ is Risen! March 23: God’s Mercy March 16: Pope […]

Cardinal Wuerl Celebrates Religious Freedom on Independence Day

“Let us thank God for the call, the freedom and the courage to stand up for religious liberty.” July 04, 2013 Thousands of people spent Independence Day in the nation’s capital at a Mass at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception celebrating and praying for religious freedom. Cardinal Donald Wuerl, Archbishop […]

Celebration of Freedom

“Your faith is a remedy for what ails our society.” June 24, 2012 Telling the gathered crowd, “We are called to deepen our own appreciation of our faith, renew our confidence in its truth and be prepared to share it with others,” Cardinal Donald Wuerl, Archbishop of Washington, and the Archdiocese of Washington hosted a […]