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Eric Scheidler, Executive Director of the Pro-life Action League.

National rallies seek religious freedom restoration on March 23

Mar 1, 2012

On March 23, Catholics and other supporters of religious liberty will demonstrate outside federal buildings nationwide, demanding the withdrawal of... Read more

Cardinal Francis George celebrates Mass at the Tomb of St. Peter during his February 2012 "ad limina" visit to Rome

Church could be forced to 'give up' public work, Cardinal George warns

Feb 28, 2012

The Obama administration is effectively telling Catholics to abandon their work in the public square, according to Chicago's Cardinal Francis... Read more

Seven states, Catholic plaintiffs file largest lawsuit against HHS mandate

Feb 23, 2012

President Obama's contraception mandate is facing its biggest legal challenge yet, in a lawsuit brought by seven state attorneys general,... Read more

Cardinal Timothy Dolan

Government assault may have just begun, Cardinal Dolan warns

Feb 23, 2012

President Obama's contraception mandate may only be the beginning of a historic attack on religious freedom, Cardinal Timothy M. Dolan... Read more

Washington State Capitol Building.

Judge rules Wash. pharmacists cannot be forced to dispense contraception

Feb 23, 2012

The state of Washington cannot force pharmacists and stores to dispense the “morning-after pill” against their religious objections, a federal... Read more

Ave Maria President Jim Towey.

Ave Maria University challenges HHS mandate in federal court

Feb 21, 2012

Ave Maria University has filed a lawsuit seeking relief from the federal rule forcing it to fund contraception, sterilization, and... Read more

Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades of Fort Wayne-South Bend

Obama’s revised mandate fuels Bishop Rhoades’ reflections

Feb 19, 2012

Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades watched from Rome with disappointment as President Barack Obama announced his “accommodation” to the contraception mandate... Read more

Belmont Abbey College.

Feds seek dismissal of Belmont Abbey College’s anti-HHS suit

Feb 18, 2012

By Kevin J. Jones

Facing Belmont Abbey College’s legal challenge to the HHS contraception mandate, the Obama administration has asked a U.S. district court... Read more