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

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

Oct 12, 2020

By Christine Rousselle

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

Oct 7, 2020

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

Oct 5, 2020

By Matt Hadro

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

Oct 5, 2020

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

Oct 1, 2020

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

Sep 28, 2020

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

Sep 28, 2020

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

Sep 28, 2020

By Matt Hadro

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

Sep 26, 2020

By Christine Rousselle

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

Sep 26, 2020

By Christine Rousselle

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

Sep 25, 2020

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'

Sep 23, 2020

By Matt Hadro

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

Judge Amy Coney Barrett.

Who is potential Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett? What you need to know.

Sep 22, 2020

By Christine Rousselle

Following the death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg on September 18, speculation on who President Donald Trump will nominate to... Read more

Antonin Scalia and Ruth Bader Ginsburg at the National Press Club in Washington, DC, April 17, 2014. Public domain

Recalling the unlikely Ginsburg-Scalia friendship

Sep 21, 2020

By Jonah McKeown

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who died last week at age 87, is remembered as a hero of the... Read more

Judge Barbara Lagoa.

Catholic judge Barbara Lagoa on the shortlist of Supreme Court nominees

Sep 21, 2020

President Donald Trump’s shortlist of potential nominees to the Supreme Court includes Justice Barbara Lagoa, a Catholic who has spoken... Read more

Supreme Court of the United States.

Supreme Court: Full docket of religious liberty cases during nomination fight

Sep 21, 2020

As the Trump Administration looks to fill the vacant seat on the Supreme Court, the coming judicial session features a... Read more

US President Donald Trump.

Trump to announce Supreme Court nominee by Saturday

Sep 21, 2020

President Donald Trump announced on Monday that he expects to name his nominee for the Supreme Court by the end... Read more

Judge Amy Coney Barrett.

'Dogma lives loudly in you' - Amy Coney Barrett's 2017 confirmation hearing

Sep 19, 2020

By Matt Hadro

During Amy Coney Barrett's 2017 judicial confirmation hearing, the judge faced hostile questions about her Catholic faith, prompting outrage and... Read more

Pro-life signs at the 2018 March for Life in Washington, DC. Jonah McKeown/CNA

Abortion key issue in Supreme Court nomination process

Sep 19, 2020

As speculation mounts over who President Donald Trump will nominate as the next Supreme Court Justice, pro-life and pro-abortion voices... Read more

Judge Amy Coney Barrett.

Catholic Amy Coney Barrett front-runner as Trump signals Supreme Court nomination plans

Sep 19, 2020

President Donald Trump on Saturday signalled he would soon nominate a potential replacement to the late Supreme Court Justice Ruth... Read more