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Religious sisters show their support of the Little Sisters of the Poor outside the Supreme Court where oral arguments were heard on March 23, 2016

Little Sisters make call for justice to Supreme Court

May 6, 2020

By Matt Hadro

During a week in which the Supreme Court heard arguments via telephone for the first time, the case of the... Read more

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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

Supreme Court of the United States.

Let states defund Planned Parenthood, Congressmen tell Supreme Court

Apr 30, 2020

More than 130 members of Congress are asking the Supreme Court to allow states to defund Planned Parenthood.  Read more

Little Sisters of the Poor outside the Supreme Court in March, 2016 , for the Zubik v. Burwell case.

Supreme Court delays Little Sisters of the Poor hearing because of coronavirus

Apr 3, 2020

The Supreme Court announced Friday that oral arguments in the case of the Little Sisters of the Poor have been... Read more

Louisiana Attorney General Jeff Landry on EWTN Pro-Life Weekly, March 5, 2020.

Louisiana AG: Argument against Unsafe Abortion Act ‘absolutely a lie’

Mar 7, 2020

In a Thursday interview, Louisiana Attorney General Jeff Landry said efforts to conflate the case with a Texas law regulating... Read more

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Supreme Court hears arguments on Louisiana abortion law

Mar 4, 2020

By Matt Hadro

The Supreme Court heard arguments on Louisiana’s Unsafe Abortion Protection Act on Wednesday, as justices questioned lawyers from both sides... Read more

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Supreme Court sends back case against Puerto Rican archdiocese

Feb 25, 2020

By Christine Rousselle

The Supreme Court has sent a case concerning the Archdiocese of San Juan, Puerto Rico, back to Puerto Rican courts.... Read more

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Supreme Court will hear Philadelphia Catholic foster care case

Feb 24, 2020

The Supreme Court will decide if the city of Philadelphia was correct to terminate its relationship with Catholic Social Services... Read more

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School choice law rooted in anti-Catholicism, Supreme Court hears

Jan 23, 2020

By Matt Hadro

Oral arguments were heard Jan. 22 on the case of Espinoza v. Montana Department of Revenue, which involves the 1972... Read more

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Supreme Court will not fast track new ACA appeal

Jan 22, 2020

The Supreme Court on Tuesday declined to fast-track hearing a new appeal of the Affordable Care Act. The decision comes... Read more

Little Sisters of the Poor outside the Supreme Court in March, 2016 , for the Zubik v. Burwell case.

Supreme Court will hear Little Sisters of the Poor case, again

Jan 17, 2020

The Little Sisters of the Poor will have their case heard before the Supreme Court yet again in their years-long... Read more

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SCOTUS to hear Catholic school religious freedom cases

Dec 18, 2019

By Christine Rousselle

The U.S. Supreme Court will decide two religious freedom cases concerning Catholic schools during its upcoming term, the court announced... Read more

Protests against President Trump's plan to end DACA, Sept. 5, 2017.

As SCOTUS hears DACA arguments, bishop calls for congressional action

Nov 13, 2019

By Christine Rousselle

The USCCB’s migration committee chairman hopes that Congress can come to a solution regarding the situation of Deferred Action for... Read more

Little Sisters of the Poor outside the Supreme Court in 2016, for the Zubik v. Burwell case.

Little Sisters of the Poor appeal to the Supreme Court, again

Oct 9, 2019

By Christine Rousselle

The Little Sisters of the Poor have filed a petition requesting that the Supreme Court affirm the religious exemption protecting... Read more

Chamber of the US Supreme Court.

'Words matter' bishops say as Supreme Court hears LGBT cases

Oct 8, 2019

By Matt Hadro

On Tuesday, the Supreme Court heard oral arguments in a trio of cases that could decide whether or not federal... Read more

Peace Cross, Bladensburg, Maryland.

Peace Cross can stay, Supreme Court rules

Jun 20, 2019

By Christine Rousselle

In a 7-2 decision, the court ruled in the case American Legion v. American Humanist Association that the Bladensburg Peace... Read more

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Supreme Court rejects appeal to make Texas bishops release abortion communications

Feb 20, 2019

The Supreme Court has rejected an appeal in the case Whole Woman’s Health v. Texas Catholic Conference et al, in... Read more

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Kavanaugh hearing touches on abortion, religious liberty

Sep 5, 2018

US Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh faced a range of questions on Wednesday, the second day of his confirmation hearings,... Read more

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Bishops weigh in on SCOTUS union case and workers' rights

Jun 29, 2018

A US Supreme Court decision striking down mandatory fees paid to public-sector unions undermines workers’ collective rights and can’t be... Read more