Supreme Court upholds religious freedom for Hobby Lobby Belmont Abbey College, Good Will Publishers applaud decision 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
Archbishop: Catholics should be free to serve with 'eucharistic heart' Read the Full Story
High court hears oral arguments in companies' challenge to HHS mandate Read the Full Story
Growing secularization seen weakening place of religion in U.S. societyNEW YORK — Religious liberty is under aggressive assault on many fronts in a culture increasingly insensitive to rights guaranteed by the First Amendment to U.S. Constitution, according to speakers at a Sept. 15 forum in New York. The program,...
Federal government continues HHS case against Little Sisters of the PoorDENVER —The federal government is pursuing its case against the Little Sisters of the Poor in an attempt to get the religious order to comply with newly issued interim rules regarding the Department of Health and Human Services' contraception...
Federal court says accommodation process on HHS mandate 'a subterfuge'ALEXANDRIA, La. — A U.S. District Court Aug. 13 ruled in favor of a Baptist-run college in its fight against the federal contraceptive mandate and the directive that nonprofit employers who are not exempt from the mandate but who object to...
Obama administration says it plans opt-out alternative on mandateWASHINGTON, D.C. — The Obama administration has filed a brief with the 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Denver indicating it plans to develop an alternative for Catholic and other religious nonprofit employers to opt out of providing...
Religious liberty 'fundamental' to human dignity, bishops affirmBALTIMORE, MD. — In a recent interview with CNA, Archbishop William Lori of Baltimore reaffirmed religious liberty as a priority for the U.S. bishops, emphasizing its relation to personal dignity and evangelization. "Let me just say that...
Votes fall short to move Senate bill forward in response to Hobby LobbyWASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. Senate July 16 voted to block consideration of a bill aimed at reversing the U.S. Supreme Court's ruling in Burwell v. Hobby Lobby and forcing businesses to provide contraceptive coverage for employees even if they...
Proposed bill aims to thwart Hobby Lobby court decisionWASHINGTON, D.C. —Thirty-five U.S. Senators have introduced legislation to strip religious freedom protections from businesses with objections to mandatory insurance coverage for contraceptives and abortifacient drugs. The senators are backed...
Court grants Christian-run college temporary relief from HHS mandateWASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. Supreme Court late July 3 issued an unsigned opinion granting Christian-run Wheaton College in Illinois temporary relief from complying with the Department of Health and Human Services' federal contraceptive mandate...
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