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Envisioning Religious Liberty
The U.S. bishops, assisted by the faithful, will work to combat current and future threats to religious freedom
by Bishop William E. Lori, Supreme Chaplain

In a homily on the Book of Ezekiel, St. Gregory the Great comments on a passage in which the Lord says, “Son of man, I have made you a watchman for the house of Israel” (33:7). Gregory explains, “A watchman always stands on a height so that he can see from afar what is coming. Anyone appointed to be a watchman for the people must stand on a height, for all his life, to help them by his foresight.”

The saintly pontiff compared his ministry to that of a watchman, and so, too, are we bishops called to be vigilant heralds of the Word and overseers of the household of God.

Read more at Envisioning Religious Liberty.

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