Weekly Prayer Update
Catholic Bishops Sound ‘Alarm’ On Equal Rights Amendment, Saying It Will Hurt Religious Freedom
March 6, 2023

“The First Amendment right of free speech and right to practice any faith, or no faith, are foundational American values that must extend to everyone…” – Member of the Congressional Prayer Caucus

National Praise And Prayer Points

Federal Legislation: Let’s pray the filibuster stays intact as is and that the senate is a firewall against all bills and language – all efforts – to undermine our Constitutional Republic, Judeo-Christian Heritage, and First Amendment Rights.

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Catholic Bishops Sound ‘Alarm’ On Equal Rights Amendment, Saying It Will Hurt Religious Freedom

Prayers For The Members Of The 118th Congress

Pro-Religious Freedom Groups Concerned With Biden Federal Judge Nominees 

U.S. Supreme Court To Hear Case That Could Impact Religious Liberty In The Workplace

U.S. Labor Dept. Axes Trump-era Expansion Of Exemptions From Anti-Bias Laws

Ongoing: Biden Calls On Congress To Advance The ‘Equal Rights Amendment’

Recently, Biden announced a Resolution on the ERA and called on Congress to take action. On March 17, 2021, the House passed H. J. Res. 17 to remove the deadline for the ratification of the ERA. A companion resolution (S. J. Res. 1) awaits further action in the Senate Judiciary Committee. There’s many concerns about the future of conscience and religious freedom, should this Constitutional Amendment advance federally or at the state level. 

International Praise And Prayer Points

Iran: Once Sentenced To Death for Apostasy, Pastor Yousef Nadarkhani Released In Iran National Amnesty

Myanmar: U.S. Demands Release Of Baptist Pastor Imprisoned In Myanmar

UK: Chaplain To Appeal Tribunal Ruling Over Firing For School Sermon Countering LGBT Ideology

Vietnam: Franklin Graham To Preach Jesus In Vietnam In ‘Spring Love Festival’ Backed By 300 Churches

State Praise And Prayer Points

Religious Liberty Legislation: Continue praying consistently and fervently for the successful passage of legislation that effectively protects our Judeo-Christian heritage and First Amendment Rights. Also, pray that bills and resolutions that undermine our Rights will be unsuccessful.

The CPCF legal team has researched best practices legislation and provided talking points on various religious freedom topics to assist legislators. View a model school invocation policy

AZ: School District Rejects Student-Teachers From Arizona Christian University Due To Their Biblical Values

CO: Deion Sanders’ Prayers Are Constitutionally Protected, Lawyer Tells University Of Colorado

GA: Christian Ex-Cop Fights Back After Resigning Over Social Media Post About ‘God’s Design For Marriage’

MN: From Anti-faith Site: FFRF Stops County From Displaying Ten Commandments

MO: Christian College Asks Supreme Court To Uphold Its Biblical Beliefs On Male And Female Dorms, Showers

ND: Catholic Pharmacist Challenges Biden Mandate To Dispense Abortion Drugs

OH: From Anti-Faith Site: FFRF Stops Christian History Class At Ohio Primary School

OK: Superintendent Forming Committee To Explore Prayer In Oklahoma Public Schools – Show Support With Prayer And Encouragement

VA: New VA Task Force Zeroes In On Antisemitism, Aims To Crack Down And Educate

Prayer For The Congressional Prayer Caucus Foundation, The American Prayer Caucus Network, And The National Strategic Center

The CPCF helps build and support a nationwide network of nearly 1,000 federal and state elected leaders who are standing for faith and impacting the culture. Please join us in praying daily for them, their families, and staff.

Each week Congress is in session, members of Congressional Prayer Caucus meet before votes to pray in Room 219 of the U.S. Capitol. Please pray for the CPC to continue to grow and be increasingly effective for generations to come. 

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Bipartisan Prayer For Government

Pray For Our President And All Those In Authority  Include: Judicial Branch, Legislative Branch, Executive Branch, All Agencies, Military, First Responders, Faith Leaders, Etc.

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Prayer For Anti-Faith Groups

Freedom From Religion Foundation
American Civil Liberties Union
American Humanists Association
American Atheists
Secular Coalition for America
Military Religious Freedom Foundation
Southern Poverty Law Center

For more information about this prayer initiative, contact Summer, V.P. of Legislative Affairs and Prayer Outreach for the Congressional Prayer Caucus Foundation.