The First Freedom Project


Religious freedom is our first freedom.  As Americans and as Catholics, it is our heritage and our firm belief.

The Minnesota bishops, in solidarity with their brother bishops throughout the U.S., will not cease in the struggle to protect our most cherished of American freedoms.

Below you will find a variety of resources about religious freedom, including the U.S. Bishops’ statement, Our First, Most Cherished Liberty, educational and prayer resources, and MCC’s First Freedom Project blog. In this blog, we cover current issues related to religious freedom and the proper Catholic response to these emerging concerns.  (See more at:

The U.S. Bishops have called for a campaign of prayer for life, marriage, and religious liberty. To learn more, click on the button below:

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