The following prayers may be used in solidarity with the bishops’ call to penance and prayer to restore religious freedom & conscience protections.
Please note: No special permissions are required to use these prayers, so long as no modification is made and proper attribution is given as noted on the resources.
The Litany of Liberty:Patriotic and uplifting, this 2 page Litany of Liberty is appropriate for prayer vigils or gatherings.
Holy Hour: There is a beautiful Holy HourTemplate for organizing a Eucharistic adoration prayer for religious freedom at your parish
PAST STATEMENTS BY ARCHBISHOP NAUMANN ON RELIGIOUS FREEDOM
The Shepherd’s Voice Radio interview on Religious Freedom (2013)
Archbishop Naumann interviews Michael Schuttloffel, Executive Director of the Kansas Catholic Conference. They discuss the unprecedented and alarming threat that the HHS mandate poses to our First Amendment rights of religious freedom and what Catholics are doing to confront it.
Audio of Archbishop Naumann’s Homily on Religious Freedom from the 2013 Fortnight (English)
Audio of Archbishop Naumann’s Homily on Religious Freedom from the 2013 Fortnight (Spanish)
ARCHBISHOP NAUMANN ON RELIGIOUS FREEDOM
Religous Freedom and Protecting Adoption Choice
Earlier this Summer, the Catholic Church of Kansas persuaded the state legislature and the Governor to pass a law that protects faith based adoption agencies from being discriminated against for respecting the rights of children to be placed in forever homes with both a father and a mother, and serving birth parents who want to place their children up for adoption in faith filled homes. However, the bill narrowly passed and the floor debates revealed there is a great deal of prejudice and animosity towards faith communities who defend the traditional understanding of marriage.
Naumann interviewed Jeanette Pryor, Legislative Liaison for the Kansas Catholic Conference, just before the vote about how Kansans can protect adoption choice and the religious freedom of faith-based adoption agencies.