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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

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Just how important are presidential Supreme Court picks?

Oct 27, 2016

By Matt Hadro

Both major presidential candidates say that the future of the Supreme Court depends on this election – but how important... Read more

Archbishop to public officials: Rely on the Holy Spirit

Oct 3, 2016

By Matt Hadro

Amidst the current environment of “political polarization,” one archbishop exhorted public officials on Sunday not to be discouraged, but to... Read more

Thousands of students, parents ask Supreme Court to protect bathroom privacy

Sep 28, 2016

More than 8,900 students, parents and school community members are asking the U.S. Supreme Court to protect a restroom privacy... Read more

The Supreme Court probably won't approve polygamy. Here's why.

Sep 21, 2016

By Kevin J. Jones

A polygamous family featured on a reality TV show has asked the U.S. Supreme Court to strike down a law... Read more

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Pittsburgh diocese: Government is violating Supreme Court mandate order

Aug 13, 2016

Despite a Supreme Court order seeming to protect its religious freedom, the Catholic Diocese of Pittsburgh says the federal government... Read more

Profits over people? Former abortion worker warns of continuing clinic abuses

Jul 7, 2016

By Matt Hadro

After the Supreme Court struck down Texas’ abortion clinic regulations last week, a new report claims that these clinics are... Read more

2015 March for Life in Washington D.C. on Jan. 22, 2015.

Supreme Court ruling blasted for pro-abortion bias in Texas ruling

Jun 27, 2016

By Matt Hadro

In striking down Texas’ regulations of abortion clinics, the Supreme Court showed favoritism toward the supposed “right to abortion” over... Read more

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Supreme Court strikes down Texas abortion clinic regulations

Jun 27, 2016

On Monday, the Supreme Court struck down a 2013 Texas law regulating the safety of abortion clinics, saying in a... Read more

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Divided Supreme Court deals a setback to immigration advocates

Jun 23, 2016

By Matt Hadro

A divided Supreme Court allowed a hold on the Obama administration’s immigration policy to continue, disappointing Catholic advocates of immigration... Read more

Florida Department of Corrections execution chamber.

Death penalty under fire as Supreme Court takes disabled man case

Jun 8, 2016

By Matt Hadro

The Supreme Court on Monday agreed to review the death sentence of a man whom lawyers claim is intellectually disabled,... Read more

Supreme Court sends more mandate cases back to lower circuits

May 24, 2016

After sending the Little Sisters’ HHS mandate case back to the circuit courts on May 16, the Supreme Court voided... Read more


Both sides claimed victory in the Little Sisters' case. So now what?

May 18, 2016

By Matt Hadro

While both sides say they are happy with the Supreme Court decision on the Little Sisters’ case, the long-term outcome... Read more

Little Sisters of the Poor at the Denver, Colorado house.

Breaking: Supreme Court sends Little Sisters' case back to lower court

May 16, 2016

By Matt Hadro

In a unanimous May 16 decision, the U.S. Supreme Court has sent back to the lower courts a challenge to... Read more

At the Supreme Court, Catholic bishops speak up for a Lutheran playground

Apr 27, 2016

The denial of a playground resurfacing grant to a Lutheran school empowers religious discrimination, not constitutional principles, the U.S. Catholic... Read more

Little Sisters of the Poor outside SCOTUS after oral arguments for their case against the HHS Mandate.

Americans agree: Obama administration unfair to Little Sisters of the Poor

Apr 19, 2016

A new survey says most Americans think the Obama administration’s federal contraception mandate is unfair to the Little Sisters of... Read more

Little Sisters of the Poor outside the Supreme Court where oral arguments were heard on March 23, 2016 in the Zubik v. Burwell case.

Little Sisters lay out alternatives to HHS mandate before Supreme Court

Apr 13, 2016

By Matt Hadro

Asked whether there are ways for the government to provide contraceptive coverage that do not require them to violate their... Read more

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A hopeful sign? New development in the Little Sisters' court case

Mar 29, 2016

By Matt Hadro

The Supreme Court on Tuesday asked for parties in the Little Sisters’ case to submit alternative means, if possible, of... Read more