Archbishop reflects on religious liberty challenges after Obergefell Read the Full Story
Court rules against Little Sisters' plea to avoid way to bypass mandate Read the Full Story
Local business joins class-action lawsuit to block HHS mandate Good Will Publishers among 200 Catholic plaintiffs across the U.S. Read the Full Story
U.S. bishops, religious leaders call for religious liberty protections Read the Full Story
Supreme Court will hear appeals in Catholic, other groups' mandate casesWASHINGTON, D.C. —The U.S. Supreme Court justices said Nov. 6 they will hear seven pending appeals in lawsuits brought by several Catholic and other faith-based entities against the Obama administration's contraceptive mandate. The court...
Domestic, international threats to religious liberty weighedWASHINGTON, D.C. — Threats to religious liberty, both foreign and domestic, were the subject of a Sept. 18 summit at The Catholic University of America, Washington. "The consistent narrowing of freedom of religion is appalling," said Daniel...
Appeals court rules against additional religious groups' mandate objectionsCHICAGO — Several additional Catholic entities in Indiana were among those told by the 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals Sept. 4 that there is not a substantial burden to their religious rights in the process they must follow to avoid having...
Nuns ask court for protection from complying with HHS mandate, finesDENVER —In a July 23 filing with the U.S. Supreme Court, the Little Sisters of the Poor have asked the court for relief from being forced to comply with the federal contraceptive mandate or face heavy fines. The sisters are being asked to...
Court reinforces order blocking Pa. dioceses from HHS mandate requirementWASHINGTON, D.C. — In a June 29 order, the Supreme Court continued to shield several Pennsylvania religious institutions from having to provide employees with health care coverage that includes contraceptives. The order in a case filed by...
Catholic group launches alternative to health insuranceWASHINGTON, D.C. — A Catholic group is launching an alternative to health insurance that enables people to pay their medical expenses without being part of a health insurance plan they feel compromises their religious beliefs. "We have to...
Supreme Court upholds religious freedom for Hobby LobbyBelmont Abbey College, Good Will Publishers applaud decision WASHINGTON, D.C. — In a narrowly tailored 5-4 ruling, the Supreme Court June 30 said closely held companies may be exempted from a government requirement to include contraceptives...
Courts stays Priests for Life's fines as HHS mandate suit moves aheadNEW YORK — Priests for Life, which has been battling in court over the federal Health and Human Services contraceptive mandate, won one skirmish June 10 when the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia stayed any fines the organization...
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