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
Group says it will issue congressional scorecard on religious freedomWASHINGTON, D.C. – A religious freedom advocacy group said Feb. 2 that this summer it would issue a scorecard grading all members of Congress on religious freedom issues. "You can flunk," warned Lou Ann Sabatier, director of communications...
Supreme Court to hear oral arguments in HHS mandate cases March 23WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. Supreme Court Jan. 29 announced that it will hear oral arguments March 23 in seven pending appeals in lawsuits brought by several Catholic and other faith-based entities against the Obama administration's contraceptive...
Religious freedom is being challenged in fundamental ways, say speakersWASHINGTON, D.C. — Religious freedom is being challenged in fundamental ways, according to speakers at a panel discussion on "Religious Liberty and the Future: Faith, Skepticism, Culture and Hope" at the Heritage Foundation in Washington Jan....
USCCB files amicus brief on behalf of Little Sisters of the PoorWASHINGTON, D.C. — The general counsel for the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops filed an amicus brief with the U.S. Supreme Court in support of the Little Sisters of the Poor, who have asked the court for relief from being forced to comply...
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...
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