Religious Liberty in Historical and Global Perspective
While Church commitment to religious liberty understandably includes current, American, and political elements, a purpose of my remarks today is to place Latter-day Saint championing of religious liberty in a broader historical and global perspective.
The Foundational Contribution of Religion to Society
"Religious freedom is a marker for other freedoms in society that temper the natural impulses that are counter to a prosperous, thriving, and progressing society."
Catholics and Latter-day Saints: Partners in the Defense of Religious Freedom
Perhaps in the struggle to defend religious liberty for our churches and for all Americans, our greatest weapon is neither the voting booth nor the legal brief but the prayers that we and our worshipping communities lift up to Almighty God week after week on behalf of our nation.