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Supreme Court, with Barrett, hears Affordable Care Act case

The Supreme Court heard oral arguments on Tuesday in the latest legal challenge to the Affordable Care Act. How the... Read more

Judge strikes down HHS rule on ‘abortion surcharge’ in health plan exchanges

A federal judge has struck down a rule from the Trump administration requiring greater transparency for health insurance plans within... Read more

Supreme Court of the United States.

Supreme Court will not fast track new ACA appeal

The Supreme Court on Tuesday declined to fast-track hearing a new appeal of the Affordable Care Act. The decision comes... Read more

Archbishop Joseph Naumann of Kansas City in Kansas. CNA file photo

U.S. bishops praise rule publicizing abortion 'surcharge' in health plan exchanges

The U.S. bishops have welcomed changes to the way abortion coverage is billed in some federally-funded health plan exchanges, saying... Read more

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Pro-life leaders ask HHS to separate abortion payments in insurance plans

A group of pro-life leaders is calling on the Trump administration to finalize a rule that would require abortion to... Read more

Woman with transgender symbol on her hand.

'Transgender mandate' struck down by federal court

The Obama-era regulation would require most doctors throughout the country to perform gender-transition surgeries upon request, despite any conscience-based or prudential objections.  Read more

Little Sisters of the Poor outside the Supreme Court in 2016, for the Zubik v. Burwell case.

Little Sisters of the Poor appeal to the Supreme Court, again

The Little Sisters of the Poor have filed a petition requesting that the Supreme Court affirm the religious exemption protecting... Read more

Little Sisters of the Poor outside the Supreme Court in March, 2016 , for the Zubik v. Burwell case.

Man jailed for threatening Little Sisters of the Poor set for bail hearing

A Pennsylvania man who sent online threats to the Little Sisters of the Poor is asking a federal court to... Read more

Sign outside the Department of Health and Human Services building in downtown Washington, DC.

Bishops call for support for HHS rule change

August 13 is the last day on which the Department of Health and Human Services will receive feedback on the... Read more

Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith.

Finalizing HHS rule on 'hidden abortion' charges is urgent, senator says

Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith insisted that bringing in a new rule to end hidden abortion costs in insurance policies is a... Read more

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End 'hidden abortion surcharge' in Affordable Care Act, lawmakers tell HHS

Over 125 members of Congress and other pro-life leaders have asked the Trump administration to clarify how abortion coverage is... Read more

US bishops call for health care protection for the most vulnerable

In the wake of an executive order issued by the Trump administration halting federal assistance for certain insurance plans, the... Read more

Bishop: Senate mustn't repeal health care law without suitable replacement

The US bishops' representative for domestic justice has asked Senators not to vote to repeal the current health care law... Read more

US bishops urge caution as Senate considers health care bill

The US bishops’ annual meeting included on Thursday a discussion on health care, focusing on efforts in Congress to replace... Read more

What the US bishops want to see in health care reform

As Congress considers a new health care law, the U.S. bishops are calling for a plan that does not fund... Read more

Doctor.

US bishops: Health care should be truly universal, affordable

Any changes to health care law under the new administration should not abandon the principal of genuinely affordable health care... Read more

Mother Loraine Maguire (c) of the Little Sisters of the Poor.

Members of Congress speak up for Little Sisters before big day in court

Members of the United States Congress have voiced their support for the Little Sisters of the Poor before their case... Read more

Speaker John Boehner administers the the oath of office to members of the 113th Congress Jan 3, 2013.

Members of Congress: Abortion funding breaks health care law promise

More than 75 members of Congress have written the Obama administration emphasizing that abortion coverage must be billed separately under... Read more

Cardinal Sean O'Malley speaks with CNA in Rome on Feb. 4, 2013.

Cardinal O’Malley: Congress must remedy taxpayer abortion funding

The head of the U.S. bishops’ pro-life committee has renewed a call for Congressional action after a new report verified... Read more

U.S. President Barack Obama.

Deluge of criticism after abortion funding revealed in health care law

Pro-life groups have responded forcefully to a new report finding that despite promises from President Barack Obama, more than 1,000... Read more