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Sisters outside the Supreme Court, March 23, 2016.

Let them serve: Hundreds outside court back Little Sisters

Mar 23, 2016

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

Mar 23, 2016

By Matt Hadro

The Little Sisters of the Poor and other religious charities should be free to carry out their ministries without having... Read more

Anti-abortion advocates stand outside of the Supreme Court, March 2, 2016 in Washington, DC during abortion arguments.

Divided bench, emotional victims – Supreme Court hears Texas abortion case

Mar 2, 2016

By Adelaide Mena, Matt Hadro

As the Supreme Court heard arguments about a Texas law requiring abortion clinics to meet higher medical standards, advocates outside... Read more

Pallbearers with the late SC Justice Antonin Scalia at Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception, February 20, 2016.

How Catholics remembered Justice Scalia at his funeral Mass

Feb 22, 2016

By Matt Hadro

At a funeral Mass on Saturday, Catholics recalled the late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia as a man of deep... 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.

Visa, Chevron, and Pepsi are exempt from the HHS mandate – but the Little Sisters aren't

Feb 18, 2016

By Matt Hadro

While Catholic nuns are required to obey health care regulations that they say violate the teachings of their faith, large... Read more

Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia.

For Antonin Scalia, faith and work did not conflict

Feb 15, 2016

By Matt Hadro

The late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia was a man of deep Catholic faith who saw his work through the... Read more

U.S. Supreme Court.

Catholics to Supreme Court: Don't compromise women's safety to protect abortion

Feb 3, 2016

If abortion clinics fail to meet established safety standards, the solution is not to lower those standards, said Catholic leaders... Read more

Abp. Jose Gomez at the Pontifical North American College on May 2 2015.

As Supreme Court takes up immigration case, LA archbishop weighs in

Jan 19, 2016

The U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling on an immigration enforcement case will affect many immigrants in the U.S., and the Los... Read more

U.S. Supreme Court.

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

Nov 6, 2015

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

Mother Loraine Maguire of the Little Sisters of the Poor.

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

Jul 23, 2015

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

Cathedral Basilica of the Immaculate Conception, Denver, Colorado.

Anti-Catholic history in US shows Church has survived and will continue, historian says

Jul 1, 2015

By Matt Hadro

As bishops warn of current threats to religious liberty in the United States, Catholics can take heart that such challenges... Read more

U.S. Supreme Court.

Supreme Court protects Pennsylvania charities from HHS mandate

Jun 30, 2015

By Matt Hadro

The U.S. Supreme Court has issued an order protecting a group of Pennsylvania religious institutions from being required by the... Read more

Supreme Court upholds use of controversial lethal injection drug

Jun 29, 2015

The Supreme Court has ruled in favor of the continued use of a drug that has been accused of causing... Read more

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US bishops encourage Catholics to maintain witness to the truth of marriage

Jun 26, 2015

By Adelaide Mena, Matt Hadro

Catholics are called to witness to the truth of marriage despite the Supreme Court of the United States recognizing a... Read more

Breaking: Supreme Court redefines marriage throughout US (Updated)

Jun 26, 2015

In a wide-reaching decision, the U.S. Supreme Court has declared that same-sex “marriage” is a constitutional right and that states... Read more

U.S. Supreme Court.

Ahead of Supreme Court marriage decision, states act to protect religious freedom

Jun 16, 2015

By Matt Hadro

As the U.S. Supreme Court prepares to deliver a ruling that could lead to sweeping changes in the definition of... Read more

Defenders of marriage join rallies in front of SCOTUS during arguments over definition of marriage in Washington DC on April 28, 2015.

Will youth inevitably support same-sex marriage? These activists say nope

Apr 29, 2015

By Matt Hadro

Marriage defense advocates of diverse ages and backgrounds rallied outside the Supreme Court in Washington, D.C. on Tuesday, calling for... Read more

Wedding rings.

Scholars: No legal right to 'gay marriage' in Constitution

Apr 27, 2015

By Matt Hadro

There is no legal right to “gay marriage” in the Constitution, legal experts asserted, and the Supreme Court should not... Read more

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

Apr 18, 2015

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

Supreme Court rules in favor of pregnancy protection in the workplace

Mar 28, 2015

By Adelaide Mena

A recent ruling from the Supreme Court to clarify workplace protections for pregnant women will help remedy some of the... Read more