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Michael Warsaw at a Religious Freedom Rally in Birmingham, Ala.

EWTN files for emergency mandate relief with Supreme Court

The EWTN Global Catholic Network has filed a motion for emergency relief with the U.S. Supreme Court asking for an... Read more

Archbishop Chaput at the Basilica of the Immaculate Conception.

Archbishop: Mandate ruling threatens Philly's vulnerable

Archbishop Charles J. Chaput of Philadelphia said that he is “deeply disappointed” that a district judge has denied the archdiocese... 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 to appeal after 'troubling' HHS mandate ruling

The EWTN Global Catholic Network has announced that it will appeal a June 17 ruling that would require it to... Read more

Hundreds of Catholic employers win exemption from HHS mandate

A federal court has ruled that the Catholic Benefits Association and its hundreds of employer members are exempt from a... Read more

FOCUS grateful for injunction against contraception mandate

The Fellowship of Catholic University Students (FOCUS) has welcomed a federal court’s injunction against the HHS mandate that the student... Read more

United States Supreme Court building.

Stupak urges Supreme Court to affirm conscience protections

Former congressman Bart Stupak wrote a column Tuesday in support of the owners of for-profit companies who object to providing... Read more

President Barack Obama with HHS Sec Kathleen Sebelius announce the contraceptive mandate at the White House, Jan. 12, 2012. Official White House Photo by Pete Souza.

Group of 200 Catholic employers sues to block HHS mandate

In one of the largest collective lawsuits against the federal HHS mandate, the Catholic Benefit Association, representing more than 200... Read more

Court denies HHS mandate protection for Notre Dame

A Chicago appellate court has upheld a previous ruling denying Notre Dame University legal protections while it moves forward in... Read more

Hobby Lobby. Photo courtesy of The Becket Fund.

Hobby Lobby draws wide breadth of support in mandate case

Hundreds of individuals and groups from a broad range of religious and political backgrounds have filed briefs supporting the owners... 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.

New Supreme Court injunction benefits Little Sisters

A new injunction from the U.S. Supreme Court will protect the Little Sisters of the Poor from the demands of... Read more

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

USA Today to Obama admin: leave Little Sisters alone

The editors of USA Today have urged the Obama administration to stop trying to require the Little Sisters of the... 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 threatened by HHS mandate, lawyers argue

Despite the claims of the U.S. Justice Department, the demands of the federal contraception mandate threaten the continued works of... Read more

Sonia Sotomayor, U.S. Supreme Court justice.

Little Sisters granted mandate relief by Justice Sotomayor

A group of religious sisters that cares for the elderly poor in the U.S. was among several religious organizations to... Read more

HHS Sec Kathleen Sebelius listens as President Obama announces the contraceptive mandate at the White House, Jan. 12, 2012. Official White House Photo by Pete Souza.

NY judge orders first permanent block against HHS mandate

A federal judge in New York has issued the first permanent injunction against the federal contraception mandate, a ruling that... Read more

Archbishop William E. Lori of Baltimore.

Protecting religious liberty serves the poor, archbishop says

Religious freedom is an important component in aiding those in need, and imposing upon religious liberty harms groups that work... Read more

Archbishop William E. Lori takes part in a press conference at the USCCB's Fall General Assembly in Baltimore on Nov. 11, 2013.

'Intensifying' religious freedom threats show need to evangelize

In the face of growing restrictions on religious expression, Catholics must be able to explain the place of religious liberty... Read more

United States Supreme Court.

Supreme Court to hear for-profit contraception mandate cases

The U.S. Supreme Court will hear two cases challenging the controversial federal contraception mandate, filed by for-profit businesses and their... Read more

HHS Sec Kathleen Sebelius listens as President Obama announces the contraceptive mandate at the White House, Jan. 12, 2012. Official White House Photo by Pete Souza.

Pa. Catholics granted injunction against contraception mandate

An injunction against the federal contraception mandate granted to a group of non-profit Catholic organizations in Western Pennsylvania has been... Read more

Court rebukes administration's 'narrow' religious liberty view

The 7th Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled that the Obama administration’s defense of the HHS mandate is “unsound and... Read more

Bishops pray together before the start of the first session of the USCCB's Fall General Assembly in Baltimore on Nov. 11, 2013.

US bishops unanimously reaffirm opposition to HHS mandate

At their annual fall gathering in Baltimore, the U.S. bishops issued a message voicing their continued opposition to the federal... Read more