Dec 5, 2013 - 07:06 am .- Lawsuits from the University of Notre Dame and the Fellowship of Catholic University Students are challenging the HHS mandate for forcing them to violate Catholic teaching or face crippling fines.
Dec 4, 2013 - 11:41 pm .- A lawsuit against the U.S. bishops for teaching Catholic hospitals not to perform direct abortions ignores religious freedom protections and laws, a legal expert has said.
Dec 4, 2013 - 11:18 am .- Religious freedom is an important component in aiding those in need, and imposing upon religious liberty harms groups that work for social justice, said Archbishop William E. Lori of Baltimore.
Dec 4, 2013 - 12:44 am .- A lawsuit charging that the U.S. bishops’ ethical standards for hospitals caused negligent care of a pregnant woman wrongly claims that abortion was medically necessary, a doctor and professor of medicine has said.
Nov 27, 2013 - 11:06 am .- In the face of growing restrictions on religious expression, Catholics must be able to explain the place of religious liberty in public life, said Archbishop William E. Lori of Baltimore.
Nov 27, 2013 - 12:11 am .- The U.S. Supreme Court will hear two cases challenging the controversial federal contraception mandate, filed by for-profit businesses and their owners on the grounds of religious freedom.
Nov 26, 2013 - 01:36 am .- A law granting clergy members an exemption from income tax on housing allowances is unconstitutional, according to a federal judge's recent decision.
Nov 23, 2013 - 01:56 pm .- An injunction against the federal contraception mandate granted to a group of non-profit Catholic organizations in Western Pennsylvania has been hailed as a key win for religious liberty.
Nov 19, 2013 - 12:28 am .- Members of minority religious communities, particularly Christians in the Middle East, face grave persecution around the world, religious freedom experts warn.
Nov 16, 2013 - 12:54 am .- A Colorado ad campaign to encourage young people to purchase the insurance plans offered under Obamacare have garnered criticism for their glib attitude and promotion of risky behaviors.