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Judge blocks Biden gender identity protection rule in 6 states

Jun 18, 2024

By Kate Quiñones

“There are two sexes: male and female,” began Chief Judge Danny Reeves of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern... Read more

The Court of Federal Appeals (Lewis F. Powell Courthouse) and the skyline of Richmond, Virginia, from the foot of the Virginia Capitol grounds, Richmond, Virginia.

Appeals court rules against West Virginia ‘Save Women’s Sports Act’

Apr 16, 2024

By Peter Pinedo

This is the latest development in a case in which a 13-year-old who identifies as a girl is alleging that... Read more


Court rules Christian nonprofit does not have to cover gender transition

Mar 8, 2024

By Kate Quiñones

“We are overjoyed our members will not have to choose between the biblically based employee benefits and quality health care... Read more


Religious sisters sue Smith & Wesson for ‘facilitating’ mass shootings

Dec 7, 2023

By Peter Pinedo

A collection of four congregations of Catholic religious sisters filed a lawsuit against the gun manufacturer Smith & Wesson on... Read more

Theodore McCarrick before his dismissal from the clerical state.

Theodore McCarrick's court hearing is today: What to expect

Sep 2, 2021

By Matt Hadro

Disgraced former cardinal Theodore McCarrick is expected to appear in a Massachusetts court on Friday morning for his arraignment. Read more

Federal court rules against 'transgender mandate'

Aug 10, 2021

By Matt Hadro

A federal district court judge on Aug. 9 ruled in favor of Catholic and Christian health care organizations fighting the... Read more

Federal appeals court upholds Tennessee’s abortion waiting period

Aug 5, 2021

By Matt Hadro

A full panel of the U.S. Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals on Thursday ruled in favor of Tennessee’s mandatory 48-hour... Read more

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Pope Francis nominates new prosecutor, judges for Vatican Court of Appeal

Feb 5, 2021

By Hannah Brockhaus

Pope Francis on Friday tapped a long-time Rome prosecutor to be public prosecutor for the Vatican City State’s Court of... Read more

Second federal court strikes down transgender mandate

Jan 20, 2021

“Today’s ruling protects patients, aligns with current medical research, and ensures doctors aren’t forced to violate their religious beliefs and... Read more

Cardinal Raymond Burke.

Pope Francis re-names Cardinal Burke to Vatican's highest court

Sep 30, 2017

By Hannah Brockhaus

Saturday the Vatican announced Pope Francis’ appointment of Cardinal Raymond Burke as a member of the Supreme Tribunal of the... Read more