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Despite denials, HHS nominee Xavier Becerra sued to take away nuns' religious freedom rights

Xavier Becerra, US president Joe Biden’s nominee for HHS secretary, did indeed sue to take away the religious exemptions for... Read more

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Health secretary nominee: 'I have never sued any nuns'

On Wednesday, President Biden’s health secretary nominee defended coercive contraceptive and abortion coverage mandates against Catholic nuns, claiming he had... Read more

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Biden plans to end contraception exemption for Little Sisters

Former vice president Joe Biden pledged on Wednesday to reinstate Obama-era policies that would require the Little Sisters of the... Read more

Religious sisters show their support of the Little Sisters of the Poor outside the Supreme Court where oral arguments were heard on March 23, 2016.

'We are overjoyed': Little Sisters of the Poor react to Supreme Court decision

Catholic leaders and religious liberty advocates have welcomed the Supreme Court ruling in favor of the Little Sisters of the... Read more

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

Little Sisters have big win in Supreme Court decision

The Little Sisters of the Poor had a victory at the Supreme Court on Wednesday, nine years into the religious... Read more

Religious sisters show their support of the Little Sisters of the Poor outside the Supreme Court where oral arguments were heard on March 23, 2016

Little Sisters make call for justice to Supreme Court

During a week in which the Supreme Court heard arguments via telephone for the first time, the case of the... Read more

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

'Virtual rally' and rosary will pray for Little Sisters of the Poor Supreme Court hearing

Catholics will pray the rosary online Wednesday morning as the Supreme Court hears oral arguments by telephone in the latest... Read more

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Little Sisters retirement home sees 11 COVID-related deaths

A retirement residence run by the Little Sisters of the Poor in Delaware has seen almost a dozen deaths related... Read more

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With Supreme Court hearings on hiatus, Catholic groups may face wait for justice

After the coronavirus pandemic forced the Supreme Court to postpone oral arguments in cases scheduled in March and April, several Catholic... Read more

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

Supreme Court delays Little Sisters of the Poor hearing because of coronavirus

The Supreme Court announced Friday that oral arguments in the case of the Little Sisters of the Poor have been... Read more

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Little Sisters of the Poor ramping up protections for elderly over coronavirus

Nursing care facilities around the country are ramping up efforts to protect their residents from COVID-19. One religious order told... Read more

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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

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

Supreme Court will hear Little Sisters of the Poor case, again

The Little Sisters of the Poor will have their case heard before the Supreme Court yet again in their years-long... Read more

Little Sisters of the Poor at the Denver, Colorado house.

Little Sisters of the Poor to close Richmond community

The Little Sisters of the Poor will withdraw their community from Richmond, Virginia, after 145 years of serving the elderly... Read more

Little Sisters of the Poor outside the Supreme Court where oral arguments were heard on March 23, 2016 in the Zubik v. Burwell case.

Appeals court rules against Little Sisters' exemption from HHS mandate

Attorneys for the Little Sisters of the Poor reiterated their call for the U.S. Supreme Court to step in after... 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

Vice President Mike Pence at a charity event, in Iowa, June, 2017.

Discrimination against religion has become ‘fashionable’ says Pence

Christians should prepare to be persecuted for their beliefs, Vice President Mike Pence told graduates during a commencement address at... Read more

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

Judges block Little Sisters' religious exemption from contraception mandate

Judges in California and Pennsylvania have issued injunctions against a Trump administration rule that would allow the Little Sisters of... Read more

Little Sisters of the Poor outside the Supreme Court where oral arguments were heard on March 23, 2016 in the Zubik v. Burwell case.

Little Sisters back in court to defend HHS mandate exemption

The Little Sisters of the Poor are back in court this week, as two states are challenging their religious exemption... Read more