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Judge Amy Coney Barrett before the Senate Judiciary Committee, Oct. 12, 2020.

Barrett hearings day 4: Witnesses praise judge's 'outstanding competence'

A former student and clerk of Amy Coney Barrett praised the judge’s character on Thursday, during the Senate judiciary committee’s... Read more

Judge Amy Coney Barrett before the Senate Judiciary Committee, Oct. 12, 2020.

Barrett to get Senate committee vote Oct. 22

The Senate Judiciary Committee will vote on advancing Judge Amy Coney Barrett’s nomination to the Supreme Court on October 22,... Read more

University of Notre Dame, South Bend, Indiana.

Students praise Barrett’s ‘intelligence, fairness, decency, generosity, humility’

Over 600 students and alumni of Notre Dame Law School have signed a letter to the Senate Judiciary Committee in... Read more

Judge Amy Coney Barrett before the Senate Judiciary Committee, Oct. 14, 2020.

Amy Coney Barrett hearings Day 3: Harris says hearings 'illegitimate,' Barrett questioned on abortion, religious liberty

Sen. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.) on Wednesday called the Supreme Court confirmation process for Amy Coney Barrett “illegitimate.”  Read more

Supreme Court nominee Judge Amy Coney Barrett testifies during her confirmation hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Oct. 13, 2020.

Barrett hearings day 2: Barrett faces questions on abortion, Catholic faith, race, and religious freedom

Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett was pressed on Tuesday for her position on abortion, marriage, and health care, during... Read more

Judge Amy Coney Barrett before the Senate Judiciary Committee, Oct. 13, 2020.

'I have no agenda' except public service, Barrett tells senators

Judge Amy Coney Barrett explained to senators on Tuesday that she has no personal agenda to overturn previous decisions if she... Read more

Senator Ben Sasse. CSPAN.

Senator Sasse: Questioning Barrett’s faith shows misunderstanding of civics, religious freedom

Senator Ben Sasse (R-Nebraska) on Monday criticized questions aimed at Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett’s religious beliefs, saying they... Read more

Judge Amy Coney Barrett before the Senate Judiciary Committee, Oct. 12, 2020.

Barrett hearings day 1: Healthcare and anti-Catholicism take center stage

As Senate Democrats on Monday focused on how Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett could rule on the Affordable Care... Read more

Judge Amy Coney Barrett before the Senate Judiciary Committee, Oct. 12, 2020.

'I believe I can serve my country,' Amy Coney Barrett tells senators

In her opening remarks, which were released on Sunday, October 11, Barrett will explain to senators why she accepted the... Read more

Senator Mitch McConnell (R-KY) speaks at the Conservative Political Action Conference, 2014.

Senators reject claim Amy Coney Barrett 'too Christian' for Supreme Court

Senators on Wednesday decried attacks on Catholic Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett’s religious beliefs.  Read more

U.S. Supreme Court, Washington, D.C.

Supreme Court judges say Obergefell a 'problem' for religious liberty

Justices Clarence Thomas and Samuel Alito on Monday said that the Supreme Court’s Obergefell ruling is already posing problems for... Read more

Bishop Michael Burbidge of Arlington.

Bishop Burbidge preaches on human dignity and natural law at Red Mass

Bishop Michael Burbidge of Arlington preached on the sanctity of of life and universal human dignity at the annual “Red Mass”... Read more

Cardinal Dolan speaks during a conference on communications at Santa Croce University in Rome on April 29, 2014.

Dolan says Barrett is 'best candidate' for SCOTUS seat

Cardinal Timothy Dolan of the Archdiocese of New York called Judge Amy Coney Barrett the “best candidate” for the Supreme... Read more

Judge Amy Coney Barrett.

Dad, deacon, lawyer: Amy Coney Barrett’s father shares his testimony of faith

Much has been made of the Catholic faith of Amy Coney Barrett, President Donald Trump’s most recent nominee to the... Read more

Amy Coney Barrett at the White House Rose Garden, Sept. 26, 2020.

Parties divided over nomination of Amy Coney Barrett

Following President Donald Trump’s nomination of Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court on Sept. 26, party leaders are... Read more

Amy Coney Barrett at a September 2017 hearing for Appeals Court nominees in the Senate.

'Advice and Consent': How the Senate will vet Amy Coney Barrett

President Donald Trump’s nomination of Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court sets in motion a highly-anticipated confirmation process,... Read more

Judge Amy Coney Barrett speaking at the White House, Sept. 26, 2020.

Amy Coney Barrett pledges 'humility' and 'service' after SCOTUS nomination

Judge Amy Coney Barrett pledged to serve all Americans if confirmed to the Supreme Court, following her nomination by President... Read more

President Donald Trump presents Amy Coney Barrett at the White House, Sept. 26, 2020.

Trump nominates Amy Coney Barrett to Supreme Court

President Donald Trump officially presented Judge Amy Coney Barrett as his nominee to fill the vacancy on the Supreme Court... Read more

Judge Amy Coney Barrett.

President Trump plans to nominate Amy Coney Barrett to Supreme Court

President Donald Trump is expected to nominate Judge Amy Coney Barrett Saturday to fill the vacancy on the Supreme Court... Read more

Amy Coney Barrett at a September 2017 hearing for Appeals Court nominees in the Senate.

Amy Coney Barrett and 'building the Kingdom of God'

Judge Amy Coney Barrett has been the subject of renewed criticism regarding her Catholic faith, following reports that she is... Read more