Dec 16, 2014 - 02:19 am .- The U.S. Senate voted 61-36 on Friday to confirm Rabbi David Saperstein as the next U.S. Ambassador at-large for International Religious Freedom.
Dec 11, 2014 - 02:10 am .- The Washington D.C. city council has stripped religious schools of legal protection against certain discrimination lawsuits, voting unanimously to repeal an exemption that had been in place for decades.
Dec 9, 2014 - 12:30 am .- The Little Sisters of the Poor asked an appeals court Monday to shield them from the federal contraception mandate, saying that it threatens their 175 years of service to the poor and dying.
Nov 26, 2014 - 09:27 am .- Washington state regulations cannot constitutionally require pharmacies and pharmacists to dispense abortion-causing contraceptives, said lawyers leading a legal challenge to the rules.
Nov 14, 2014 - 11:48 pm .- A U.S. appeals court ruled Friday against Catholic organizations with objections to the Obama administration’s latest opt-out rules for mandated contraceptive and sterilization health insurance coverage.
Nov 14, 2014 - 10:28 pm .- The U.S. must make religious freedom a top priority with Burma if there is hope for the southeast Asian country to make progress as a rights-based democracy, said a leader in religious liberty.
Nov 13, 2014 - 12:05 am .- The leader of the U.S. bishops’ religious freedom committee encouraged his fellow bishops not to lose heart, but to place their trust in God, in the ongoing battle for religious liberty.
Nov 5, 2014 - 11:35 am .- The reported killing of a Christian couple in Pakistan by a mob on Tuesday has sparked calls for the nation's government to protect its people, and especially its minorities.
Nov 4, 2014 - 11:24 pm .- Religious freedom is at risk in Europe and has been increasingly suppressed in the United States over the course of the past year, according to a new report.
Oct 29, 2014 - 08:07 am .- A federal court in Florida has granted Ave Maria University preliminary protection from the federal contraception mandate, which the school has challenged on religious freedom grounds.
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