Archbishop reflects on religious liberty challenges after Obergefell Read the Full Story
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Supreme Court upholds religious freedom for Hobby Lobby Belmont Abbey College, Good Will Publishers applaud decision Read the Full Story
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...
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...
5th Circuit says HHS accommodation on mandate not a burden on religionWASHINGTON, D.C. — The religious rights of faith-based entities -- including the dioceses of Fort Worth and Beaumont, Texas, and the University of Dallas -- are not substantially burdened by the process to receive an accommodation from the...
Lawsuit seeks HHS records on abortion access for unaccompanied childrenLEVITTOWN, Pa. — The American Civil Liberties Union wants the Department of Health and Human Services to provide records related to government policies on abortion and contraception access for unaccompanied and refugee children. The organization...
USCCB plans fourth annual Fortnight for Freedom with events nationwideWASHINGTON, D.C. — Threats to religious freedom continue to emerge, making it more urgent for people of faith to take action to defend the full realm of religious practice, said Archbishop William E. Lori of Baltimore. Speaking during a May...
HHS mandate loses again: Supreme Court order protects Pennsylvania Catholic groupsWASHINGTON, D.C. —The U.S. Supreme Court has continued its trend of decisions stopping enforcement of a federal contraception mandate against religious employers with moral objections. On April 15, Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito issued...
Catholic-owned company in Colorado wins permanent injunction on mandateDENVER — A U.S. District Court in Denver issued a permanent injunction March 16 in favor of a Colorado-based heating and cooling company owned by a Catholic family that stops enforcement of the federal contraceptive mandate. Hercules Industries...
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