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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

Michael P. Warsaw, Chairman of the Board and CEO of Eternal Word Television Network speaks with the press in this undated file photo.

EWTN asks federal court to reconsider its HHS mandate case

The Eternal Word Television Network (EWTN) has asked a federal court to reconsider its ruling forcing the company to comply... 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

The Supreme Court.

A hopeful sign? New development in the Little Sisters' court case

The Supreme Court on Tuesday asked for parties in the Little Sisters’ case to submit alternative means, if possible, of... 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

Michael P. Warsaw, Chairman of the Board and CEO of Eternal Word Television Network speaks with the press in this undated file photo.

EWTN disappointed but hopeful after latest HHS mandate ruling

In a 2-1 decision delivered Feb. 18, a federal court ruled against the Eternal Word Television Network (EWTN) in its... Read more

EBSA Form 700

What makes someone religious? Tax forms, apparently

Since its first introduction, the federal contraception mandate has drawn controversy, with hundreds of employers saying it forces them to... 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

U.S. Supreme Court.

Supreme Court to hear HHS mandate case for Little Sisters, other non-profits

The Supreme Court will hear legal challenges to the federal contraception mandate brought by numerous non-profit groups, including the Little... Read more

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

Five federal judges rebuke court: don’t tell the Little Sisters how to be Catholic

In an unusual move, five federal judges have said their court should have given greater attention to the Little Sisters... 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.

Little Sisters get temporary relief while Supreme Court mulls taking case

The Little Sisters of the Poor have received temporary protection from the federal contraception mandate until the Supreme Court decides... Read more

Mother Loraine Maguire of the Little Sisters of the Poor.

Last hope: Little Sisters of the Poor appeal to Supreme Court

After a federal appeals court ruled that the Little Sisters of the Poor must obey the federal contraception mandate, the... Read more

Bible.

Bible publisher wins permanent victory over HHS mandate

A Bible publisher based in Illinois has won its lawsuit against the federal contraception mandate, with a final ruling delivered... Read more

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

Disappointment follows ruling against Little Sisters in mandate case

The Little Sisters of the Poor have reiterated their commitment to following their conscience as they care for the poor... Read more

Birth Control.

Controversial HHS mandate accommodation now finalized

In its latest update to the federal contraception mandate, the Obama administration on Friday finalized a set of proposed rules... Read more

U.S. Supreme Court.

HHS mandate loses again: Supreme Court order protects Pennsylvania Catholic groups

The U.S. Supreme Court has continued its trend of decisions stopping enforcement of a federal contraception mandate against religious employers... Read more

The University of Notre Dame's Golden Dome.

Touchdown! Notre Dame scores big on HHS mandate at Supreme Court

In a potentially groundbreaking decision, the Supreme Court nullified a federal court ruling against the University of Notre Dame on... Read more

Michael Warsaw, Chairman of the Board and CEO of EWTN, leaves the 11 Circuit Court of Appeals building in Atlanta, Feb. 4, 2015.

EWTN to appeals court: religious freedom at stake in HHS mandate case

A federal appeals court heard oral arguments Wednesday over whether the EWTN Global Catholic Network should be required to abide... Read more