Fortnight for Freedom

High military court will decide case of Marine punished for Bible verse

Nov 28, 2015 - 01:13 pm .- The highest U.S. military court will hear the case of a Marine who says her religious freedom was compromised when she was ordered to remove a Bible verse from her work station.  

The 'tyranny of uniformity': will the US have a diverse public square in the future?

Nov 19, 2015 - 10:06 pm .- The case of the Little Sisters of the Poor before the Supreme Court may determine if the United States will continue to have a diverse public square, said the head of the U.S. bishops’ religious liberty committee.

Faith on the football field – Fargo high school stands up for religious freedom

Nov 17, 2015 - 12:23 am .- A Catholic high school in North Dakota believes prayer is at the heart of every activity – even a football game. 

US bishops met with Obama yesterday. Here's what they talked about.

Nov 14, 2015 - 09:45 pm .- Leading Catholic bishops met with President Barack Obama at the White House on Friday and had a discussed a number of issues including religious liberty, the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops confirmed.

The potential irony of a new health care non-discrimination rule

Nov 11, 2015 - 11:00 pm .- Proposed federal anti-discrimination rules could threaten the religious liberty of health care providers and also infringe on the privacy of patients, lawyers for the U.S. Catholic Bishops have warned.

Supreme Court to hear HHS mandate case for Little Sisters, other non-profits

Nov 6, 2015 - 07:20 pm .- The Supreme Court will hear legal challenges to the federal contraception mandate brought by numerous non-profit groups, including the Little Sisters of the Poor.

Advocates chide US – stop ignoring religiously-motivated violence

Oct 28, 2015 - 07:10 pm .- The U.S. must recognize all causes of religious freedom abuses around the world – including religious motivations where they exist, experts told members of Congress Tuesday.  

With release of religious freedom report, global watchdog gets funding renewal

Oct 20, 2015 - 10:50 pm .- President Barack Obama on Friday signed a bill reauthorizing the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom, ending a period of speculation about the future of the religious freedom watchdog.

In wake of Pope Francis, bishops urge Congress to move on religious freedom

Oct 1, 2015 - 10:20 pm .- Citing Pope Francis, the U.S. bishops are urging lawmakers act quickly to pass a bill that would reauthorize the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom, whose mandate expired yesterday.

Five federal judges rebuke court: don’t tell the Little Sisters how to be Catholic

Sep 4, 2015 - 09:38 pm .- In an unusual move, five federal judges have said their court should have given greater attention to the Little Sisters of the Poor’s religious freedom lawsuit against an Obama administration mandate that requires them to violate their Catholic beliefs, or face heavy fines.

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