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Abortion info required at pro-life centers? Supreme Court takes up case

Nov 14, 2017

The U.S. Supreme Court has announced that it will consider a California law that requires pro-life pregnancy centers to display... Read more

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Archbishop Gomez: American missionaries are the overlooked US founders

Oct 3, 2017

During the annual Red Mass marking a new term of the U.S. Supreme Court, Archbishop Jose Gomez of Los Angeles... Read more

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The bishops have spoken up on two very different issues – and now the Supreme Court will, too

Jun 26, 2017

By Adelaide Mena, Matt Hadro

As the Supreme Court wrapped up its latest term on Monday, it agreed to consider a major religious freedom case,... Read more

Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito receives an honorus causa degree at St. Charles Borromeo Seminary from Archbishop Charles Chaput of Philadelphia, May 17, 2017.

Justice Alito warns seminarians religious liberty is in danger

May 22, 2017

In his address to graduating seminarians on Wednesday, United States Supreme Court Justice Samuel A. Alito, Jr. emphasized the importance... Read more

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Supreme Court appears skeptical of state denying benefits to churches

Apr 19, 2017

By Matt Hadro

The Supreme Court on Wednesday heard arguments about whether a state benefit program could exclude churches because of their religious... Read more

Supreme Court won't hear case of Central American asylum seekers

Apr 18, 2017

A group of women and children from Central America who have been prioritized for deportation lost a legal battle Monday,... Read more

Judge Neil Gorsuch testifies during his Supreme Court confirmation hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee, March 21, 2017.

Pro-life, religious freedom leaders cheer confirmation of Neil Gorsuch

Apr 7, 2017

By Matt Hadro

Pro-life and religious freedom advocates cheered the Senate’s confirmation of Judge Neil Gorsuch on Friday to the U.S. Supreme Court,... Read more

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A lot more than just pensions could be decided in this Supreme Court case

Mar 29, 2017

By Matt Hadro

A Supreme Court case about pension plans of religious hospitals could decide something much bigger – whether religious groups are... Read more

Judge Neil Gorsuch testifies during the third day of his Supreme Court confirmation hearing, March 22, 2017 in Washington, D.C.

Gorsuch praised for record of building unity on religious freedom

Mar 24, 2017

By Matt Hadro

Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch received a strong voice of support Thursday from a lawyer at a major religious liberty... Read more

Judge Neil Gorsuch listens during his Supreme Court confirmation hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee, March 20, 2017.

Gorsuch made an important distinction when asked about assisted suicide

Mar 22, 2017

By Matt Hadro

Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch made a crucial ethical distinction in his response to questions about doctor-prescribed suicide during his... Read more

Judge Neil Gorsuch delivers brief remarks after being nominated by U.S. President Donald Trump to the Supreme Court, Jan. 31, 2017.

Judge Gorsuch nomination backed by dozens of pro-life groups

Mar 21, 2017

Judge Neil Gorsuch deserves “swift confirmation” to the U.S. Supreme Court, leaders of pro-life and pro-family groups have said.  Read more

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Supreme Court nominee drilled on abortion, religious freedom at hearings

Mar 21, 2017

By Matt Hadro

The judge nominated to replace Antonin Scalia at the Supreme Court answered questions on abortion and religious freedom jurisprudence on... Read more

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Supreme Court sends transgender student case back to lower court

Mar 6, 2017

By Matt Hadro

The Supreme Court will not hear the case of a transgender student’s demand to access public school single-sex bathrooms, instead... Read more

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Supreme Court hears case of Mexican teen shot at border

Feb 24, 2017

By Matt Hadro

The Supreme Court this week heard oral arguments in the case of a Mexican teen shot dead by a border... Read more

Supreme Court nominee authored a book on assisted suicide

Feb 3, 2017

By Matt Hadro

President Donald Trump’s nominee to the U.S. Supreme Court wrote a book on “the future of assisted suicide” in 2006... Read more

Judge Neil Gorsuch delivers brief remarks after being nominated by U.S. President Donald Trump to the Supreme Court, Jan. 31, 2017.

Supreme Court pick wins applause from religious freedom advocates

Feb 1, 2017

By Matt Hadro

Pro-life leaders and religious freedom advocates hailed President Trump’s choice of Neil Gorsuch to fill the Supreme Court vacancy on... Read more

Outside of the US Supreme Court House in Washington DC during the June 2015 ruling on the death penalty.

Supreme Court appears skeptical of Texas' death penalty standards

Dec 2, 2016

By Matt Hadro

The Supreme Court heard oral arguments Tuesday in a death penalty case that could determine the fate of a man... Read more

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Election 2016: A supremely important decision

Nov 4, 2016

Among the first acts of the next president of the United States will be the appointment of a new justice... Read more

How Justice Scalia suffered the 'contempt of a sophisticated world'

Nov 1, 2016

By Adelaide Mena

Catholics in Washington, D.C. recently paid tribute to Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia – both for his life of faith,... Read more

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Supreme Court to hear school's transgender bathroom case

Oct 28, 2016

By Matt Hadro

The Supreme Court has announced that it will hear a case on whether students identifying as transgender may be required... Read more