Honoring our medical conscience clients, represented by Monsignor James P. Shea

The 2022 Canterbury Medal honored medical professionals, institutions, and religious orders that have been defending medical conscience rights from unjust government mandates for over half a decade. Monsignor Shea, president of the University of Mary, accepted the 2022 Canterbury Medal. 

Read Monsignor Shea’s Speech

Lifetime Achievement Award

This year, we also presented a special Lifetime Achievement Award to the Little Sisters of the Poor, who have been fighting for their ministry’s survival against government mandates for over a decade. The Little Sisters of the Poor are an international congregation of Roman Catholic religious women who serve more than 13,000 elderly poor in 31 countries, including 23 homes in the US.

Watch the Lifetime Achievement Award Video


Watch Becket’s 2022 Video: Champions of Religious Freedom