Baltimore Archbishop William Lori opened Fortnight for Freedom on Thursday. Organized by the Roman Catholic Church, the two-week effort, which will end on July 4, is intended to combat what the church considers government attacks on religious liberty.
June 21, 2012Nancy Assero, center, sings alongside protesters outside of the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary in Baltimore. The group was protesting the Roman Catholic liturgy that was held to kick off the Fortnight for Freedom, a two-week national campaign to draw attention to religious freedom. Roman Catholic bishops organized the effort to fight what they consider government attacks on religious liberty.Patrick Semansky/AP