Religious Freedom

Religious Freedom is the right to practice one’s faith without coercion or fear, without obstacle or opposition.  Religious freedom is a right granted by God, to all human beings. It has its origin in human dignity: we’re all created for the transcendent, and by nature we’re attracted to it and Read more…

Re-Statement from the Roman Catholic Bishops of South Dakota Regarding Proposed Legislation on the Death Penalty

The South Dakota Legislature will consider legislation during the 2016 Legislative Session to repeal the death penalty. In 2012 we, the Roman Catholic Bishops of the Dioceses of Rapid City and Sioux Falls issued a statement on the Death Penalty. We re-issue that statement for consideration of the legislative, executive, Read more…