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A chapel on the campus of Gordon College in Wenham, Mass. Credit: John Phelan via Wikimedia (CC BY 3.0).

Mass. Supreme Court calls into question religious exemption for Christian colleges

A social work professor at a Christian college in Massachusetts is not a “ministerial employee” and the college cannot claim... Read more

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Wash. court okays bisexual lawyer’s discrimination suit against Christian homeless mission

American conflicts over religious freedom continue, as the Washington Supreme Court has reversed a ruling that blocked a bisexual lawyer’s... Read more

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Archdiocese of Chicago to court: Let parishes choose their staff

Attorneys for the Archdiocese of Chicago argued before the Seventh Circuit on Tuesday that parishes should be free to choose... Read more

What the Supreme Court ministerial exception ruling could mean for LGBT employment lawsuits

The Supreme Court’s ruling today on ministerial exception should encourage Catholic schools expecting teachers to live out Church doctrine on... Read more

Court sides with NY archdiocese in major religious liberty decision

A federal court ruled Friday that the Archdiocese of New York had the right not to hire a diocesan school... Read more