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Michigan high school valedictorian allowed to reference Jesus in graduation speech

Jun 1, 2021

By Jonah McKeown

A Michigan high school valedictorian will be allowed to reference her Christian faith in her upcoming graduation speech, after being... Read more

Montana high court reverses sex abuse judgement against Jehovah’s Witnesses

Jan 10, 2020

By Kevin J. Jones

The Montana Supreme Court has unanimously reversed a $35 million judgement against the Jehovah’s Witnesses, on the grounds that the... Read more

How 'Hosanna-Tabor' is shaping employment at Catholic schools

Jun 30, 2019

By Christine Rousselle

In the wake of recent controversies over teacher hiring, and firing, at religious schools, CNA spoke with professor Rick Garnett... Read more

The Peace Cross in Bladensburg, Md. Via Wikimedia (CC BY 3.0)

US Supreme Court will soon decide 'Peace Cross' First Amendment case

Jun 18, 2019

By Christine Rousselle

Before the month is out, the US Supreme Court is expected to issue its decision in an establishment clause case... Read more

Federal court reaffirms tax exempt clergy housing allowances

Mar 19, 2019

The 7th Circuit Court of Appeals has upheld tax-free housing allowances for clergy, a decision welcomed by pastors, religious organizations,... Read more

Are secularists literally using Satan to drive religion out of public schools?

Aug 5, 2016

By Matt Hadro

As activists push “After School Satan” programs for elementary school students, it is likely an underhanded tactic to remove all... Read more

Thurgood Marshal U.S. Courthouse, home to the 2nd Circuit Court of Appeals.

Court upholds ban on religious services in NYC public schools

Apr 8, 2014

A federal appeals court has upheld a New York City policy prohibiting religious services in public school buildings, a decision... Read more