Promoting religious freedom for all people through advocacy, student formation, and scholarship.

Informed by the Catholic tradition of the University of Notre Dame, our mission is to promote human flourishing by serving as a source of advocacy, counsel, scholarship, training, fellowship, and hope in defense of the fundamental human right to the freedom of religion or belief for all people.

“Without freedom of conscience — to believe, and then to live our lives as our beliefs require us — nothing else matters.” – Dean G. Marcus Cole

Religious Liberty Summit

The Notre Dame Religious Liberty Summit convenes scholars, advocates, and religious leaders for conversations about the future of religious liberty in the U.S. and around the world.

Academic Events

The Notre Dame Law School Religious Liberty Initiative hosts academic events that promote students' engagement with and reflection on pressing issues related to freedom of religion or belief.

Religious Liberty Clinic

The Clinic mentors students and trains them in the practice of law as they promote and defend religious freedom for all people.

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