This Catholic News Service story shows that Americans holding out for religious freedom are still loyal to their country; in the photo the Catholics at the rally are saying the Pledge of Allegiance to their country.
In prayerful celebration, more than 2,000 Catholics from all regions of the Archdiocese of Washington gathered June 24 as part of the local church's "fortnight for freedom" campaign in support of the United States' "first and most cherished freedom," religious liberty.
The U.S. bishops dedicated June 21 to July 4 as days to encourage Catholics nationwide to focus on prayer, education, and action in defence of religious freedom. Cardinal Donald W. Wuerl of Washington was joined by Archbishop Carlo Maria Vigano, the apostolic nuncio to the United States.For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.