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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 face new lawsuit over their HHS mandate exemption

The Little Sisters of the Poor are returning to court to defend their exemption from the federal contraception mandate, after... Read more

Donald Trump.

Trump admin ponders new religious freedom rule for HHS mandate

A leaked draft of a federal rule that would protect religious organizations from the controversial federal contraception mandate has won... Read more

U.S. President Donald Trump flanked by religious leaders as he signs an executive order on religious freedom May 4, 2017.

Trump's executive order hailed as critical, but just a 'first step'

Religious freedom advocates credited President Donald Trump with taking a “first step” toward protecting religious freedom with an executive order... Read more

Judge Neil Gorsuch testifies during the third day of his Supreme Court confirmation hearing, March 22, 2017 in Washington, D.C.

Gorsuch praised for record of building unity on religious freedom

Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch received a strong voice of support Thursday from a lawyer at a major religious liberty... Read more

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

With crippling fines still looming, Little Sisters serve 'one soul at a time'

Despite ongoing religious freedom threats, humility and cheerfulness in serving the poor are at the heart of the mission for... Read more

Little Sisters of the Poor. Courtesy of the Becket Fund for Religious Liberty.

These nuns provide 'death with dignity' - but it's not assisted suicide

As states around the country consider legalizing physician-assisted suicide, “death with dignity” looks markedly different for patients under the care... Read more

Little Sisters of the Poor outside the Supreme Court of the Unite States after oral arguments for their case against the HHS mandate, April 14, 2016.

US Bishops to government: End legal standoff with the Little Sisters

The United States government has an opportunity to end its legal battle with the Little Sisters of the Poor and... Read more

 Little Sisters of the Poor. Courtesy of the Becket Fund for Religious Liberty.

Little Sisters, big courage: Nuns' religious freedom stand wins award

The Little Sisters of the Poor have received the Knights of Columbus’ highest honor for their fight for religious liberty... Read more

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Both sides claimed victory in the Little Sisters' case. So now what?

While both sides say they are happy with the Supreme Court decision on the Little Sisters’ case, the long-term outcome... Read more

Little Sisters of the Poor outside SCOTUS after oral arguments for their case against the HHS Mandate.

How the Little Sisters find joy despite their ongoing court case

If you are a Christian, your life should not be a perpetual Lent – this was the message of the... Read more

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

Breaking: Supreme Court sends Little Sisters' case back to lower court

In a unanimous May 16 decision, the U.S. Supreme Court has sent back to the lower courts a challenge to... Read more

Little Sisters of the Poor outside SCOTUS after oral arguments for their case against the HHS Mandate.

Americans agree: Obama administration unfair to Little Sisters of the Poor

A new survey says most Americans think the Obama administration’s federal contraception mandate is unfair to 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 lay out alternatives to HHS mandate before Supreme Court

Asked whether there are ways for the government to provide contraceptive coverage that do not require them to violate their... Read more

Sisters outside the Supreme Court, March 23, 2016.

Let them serve: Hundreds outside court back Little Sisters

Hundreds of people – many of them women – joined religious sisters outside of the Supreme Court on Wednesday chanting... Read more

United States Supreme Court, January 12, 2015.

Divided Supreme Court hears Little Sisters’ case

The Little Sisters of the Poor and other religious charities should be free to carry out their ministries without having... 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

Birth Control.

When religious liberty collides with the sexual revolution

At the heart of many of today’s most pressing U.S. religious liberty concerns is the fallout from the sexual revolution... Read more

A resident and a sister arrange flowers at the Little Sisters of the Poor's Mullen Home in Denver, CO in this undated file photo.

Visa, Chevron, and Pepsi are exempt from the HHS mandate – but the Little Sisters aren't

While Catholic nuns are required to obey health care regulations that they say violate the teachings of their faith, large... Read more

Little Sisters of the Poor. Courtesy of the Becket Fund for Religious Liberty.

Little Sisters to Supreme Court: Don't make us pick between faith and the poor

Religious sisters should not be forced to choose between caring for the poor and obeying their conscience, the Little Sisters... Read more

Crowd of people.

The 'tyranny of uniformity': will the US have a diverse public square in the future?

The case of the Little Sisters of the Poor before the Supreme Court may determine if the United States will... Read more