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Indianapolis archdiocese: Government can’t interfere in Catholic schools' mission

Apr 7, 2021

Catholic schools must be free to uphold the Church’s teachings, lawyers for the Archdiocese of Indianapolis said after a federal... Read more

Indiana bishops call for end to federal executions

Dec 10, 2020

By Matt Hadro

Indiana’s Catholic bishops are calling for an end to the death penalty, as two federal death row inmates are scheduled... Read more

Planned Parenthood drops suit challenging Indiana ultrasound requirement

Aug 22, 2020

Planned Parenthood has agreed to drop a lawsuit against an Indiana law requiring an ultrasound for women prior to having... Read more

Judge shoots down Indiana abortion reporting law, upholds clinic inspection requirement 

Jul 10, 2020

A federal judge ruled against an Indiana law requiring medical providers to inform the state if they treat any complications... Read more

US Supreme Court in Washington.

SCOTUS rejects cases on abortion, Catholic schools, citing recent decisions

Jul 2, 2020

After striking down Louisiana’s unsafe abortion law this week, the Supreme Court on Thursday instructed federal courts to reconsider two... Read more

Indiana state capitol.

Indiana 'hopeful' Supreme Court will hear case on defunding abortion clinics

May 4, 2020

By Christine Rousselle

The state of Indiana is hopeful the Supreme Court will hear their case on whether the state can block Planned... Read more

Federal court upholds block on Indiana 'parental notification' abortion law

Aug 28, 2019

A federal appeals court today upheld an injunction that blocks an Indiana law designed to require parental notification for minors... Read more

Brebeuf Jesuit Preparatory School. Courtesy photo.

Indianapolis Jesuit high school makes Vatican appeal of disciplinary measures

Aug 5, 2019

A Jesuit-sponsored high school in Indiana has asked the Vatican to overturn Indianapolis Archbishop Charles Thompson’s decision to revoke the... Read more

Catholic school teacher fired for gay marriage sues Archdiocese of Indianapolis

Jul 10, 2019

A teacher at a Catholic school in Indianapolis whose contract was terminated due to his same-sex marriage is suing the... Read more

Brebeuf Jesuit Preparatory School. Courtesy photo.

Indianapolis archbishop revokes Jesuit prep school's Catholic identity

Jun 20, 2019

The Archdiocese of Indianapolis announced Thursday that a local Jesuit high school will no longer be recognized as a Catholic... Read more

Supreme Court upholds Indiana fetal remains rule, but stops short of major abortion ruling

May 28, 2019

The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday upheld part of an Indiana law requiring aborted babies to be cremated or buried,... Read more

State-level abortion battles continue across the US

Mar 18, 2019

A judge blocked a Kentucky law that would prohibit abortion after the detection of a fetal heartbeat, in the latest... Read more

Indiana latest state to consider assisted suicide

Jan 9, 2018

By Christine Rousselle

A bill to legalize assisted suicide in Indiana has come under fire by Catholic and pro-life groups shortly after it... Read more

Republican vice presidential candidate, Indiana governor Mike Pence.

Federal court blocks Pence's ban on Syrian refugees in Indiana

Oct 6, 2016

Indiana Governor and Republican vice presidential candidate Mike Pence’s bid to keep Syrian refugees out of his state was blocked... Read more

Stand Up for Religious Freedom rally in Washington D.C., June 2012.

The fix that wasn't: law professor says Indiana legislature demoted religious freedom

Apr 10, 2015

By Kevin J. Jones

A Notre Dame law professor says religious liberty in Indiana was set back by the state legislature’s hasty reaction to... Read more