Catholic group launches alternative to health insurance Read the Full Story
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
New rules to opt out of HHS mandate still unsatisfactory, says USCCBWASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops Oct. 8 urged the federal government "to reconsider" its new rules to allow religious institutions -- and potentially some for-profit companies -- to opt out of the contraceptive mandate...
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...
High court hears oral arguments in companies' challenge to HHS mandateWASHINGTON, D.C. — Oral arguments in two cases before the U.S. Supreme Court March 25 focused on whether for-profit corporations have religious grounds to object to the new health care law's requirement that most employers provide contraceptive...
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...
MOST POPULAR STORIES
- Charlotte Catholic grad awarded hero award for saving brother's life
- Impacts for diocese unclear following court's redefinition of marriage
- Triad couple trusts in God throughout cancer diagnosis, high-risk pregnancy
- All wars begin in a jealous heart; let go of pride, envy, pope says
- Batrice Adcock: Couples should welcome children generously, as gifts from God