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US Catholics urged to practice ‘solidarity’ on religious freedom

Catholics in the United States are being encouraged to pray each day this week about an issue related to religious... Read more

Sharonell Fulton

‘Overjoyed’ foster moms react to Supreme Court ruling in their favor 

The foster moms at the center of the Supreme Court case Fulton v. City of Philadelphia celebrated the high court... Read more

Supreme Court sides unanimously with Catholic Social Services in religious freedom case

The Supreme Court on Thursday decided unanimously in favor of Catholic Social Services in its lawsuit against the city of... Read more

Cardinal Jean-Claude Hollerich, S.J., pictured at the Vatican on Oct. 10, 2018 (before he was named a cardinal).

Cardinal: Religious freedom will be Europe’s ‘great problem of the future’

‘We must be on guard,’ said Cardinal Jean-Claude Hollerich. Read more

Wealthy donors pour millions into anti-religious freedom efforts, as Catholic adoption agency ruling looms

Grant listings from wealthy philanthropies and strategic political donor networks show that millions of dollars continue to pour into advocacy... Read more

Cake artist Jack Phillips, owner of Masterpiece Cakeshop in Lakewood, Colorado.

Wedding cake, controversy and faith: Colorado baker's book recounts years-long legal fight

Jack Phillips, a Colorado baker whose decision not to bake cakes for same-sex weddings ended up taking him before the... Read more

Officers patrol Tiananmen Square in Beijing, May 2013.

Hong Kong advocacy organization condemns China's refusal to allow commemoration of Tiananmen Square protests

An organization aiming to support the democratic movement and religious freedom in Hong Kong spoke out on Thursday against China’s... Read more

Ahead of pivotal Supreme Court decision, foster care agency mired in religious freedom fight

Ahead of an anticipated ruling by the Supreme Court in a landmark foster care case, a Christian foster care agency... Read more

Michigan high school valedictorian allowed to reference Jesus in graduation speech

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

Florida State University settles lawsuit with Catholic student

Florida State University has agreed to a settlement with a Catholic student who sued the school last year over his... Read more

Argentine lawyers take legal action against restrictions on Mass attendance

The Catholic Lawyers Corporation of Argentina filed a writ of amparo on Tuesday contending that recent health regulations decreed during... Read more

Uyghurs at a mosque in Kashgar, Xinjiang, China, September 2010.

Hundreds of Muslim clerics have been detained in China's Xinjiang region

New research has shown that amid a widespread “reeducation” effort in a region of China— which the U.S. has designated... Read more

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Milwaukee archdiocese sues over pandemic prison ministry prohibition

On Friday, the Wisconsin Institute for Law & Liberty filed a lawsuit on behalf of the Archdiocese of Milwaukee against... Read more

Cathedral High School, Indianapolis

Indiana supreme court tosses out lawsuit against Indianapolis archdiocese

The Indiana supreme court on Friday dismissed a lawsuit against the Archdiocese of Indianapolis, filed by a former Catholic school... Read more

Legislators urge Biden to address global religious persecution

A bipartisan group of members of Congress asked President Biden this week to prioritize responding to global religious persecution. Read more

Court dismisses Catholic school teacher’s employment discrimination claim

A federal district court dismissed the employment discrimination claim of a New Jersey Catholic school teacher last week, ruling that... Read more

Wealthy corporations back Equality Act stripped of religious freedom protections

Federal LGBT legislation that excludes important religious freedom protections has the backing of over 400 American corporations with trillions of... Read more

Sri Lanka's government proposes burqa ban

Despite concerns from religious rights groups, the Sri Lanka government is planning to introduced a ban on the wearing in... Read more

Catholic dioceses appeal to Supreme Court for protection against New York’s abortion coverage mandate

The dioceses of Albany and Ogdensburg and other Catholic and Christian ministries last week asked the U.S. Supreme Court to... Read more

Downtown Hope Center, Anchorage, Alaska

Biden administration weakens protections for women’s shelters

One legal group says that the Biden administration is putting women at risk in removing options for federally-funded women’s shelters... Read more