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Lawsuit: CVS wrongly fired Christian employee for objections to abortifacients, contraception

Jan 17, 2023

By Kevin J. Jones

A Christian nurse practitioner claims that a CVS pharmacy wrongly fired her from her job after it ended her accommodation... Read more

Paige Casey had provided medical care for patients at CVS MinuteClinic Diagnostic of Virginia from 2018 until March 2022, when she was informed that she could no longer claim a religious exemption in order to opt out of a practice that violated her conscience.

Debate over whether ‘morning-after pill’ can cause abortion at heart of Catholic nurse’s lawsuit

Sep 7, 2022

By Edie Heipel

Paige Casey, a Catholic nurse practitioner, is suing CVS for firing her after she refused to prescribe abortion-inducing drugs to... Read more


Catholic schools’ free lunch funds jeopardized by Biden LGBT rule change

Aug 10, 2022

By Edie Heipel, Joe Bukuras

A reinterpreted discrimination ban puts pressure on schools not aligned with the Biden administration’s LGBTQ agenda that rely on federal... Read more

Sr. Deirdre “Dede” Byrne, POSC.

The latest on Sister Dede: D.C. has given her a religious exemption from vaccination mandate

Mar 18, 2022

By CNA Staff

Sister Deirdre Byrne says she can resume her work as a physician and surgeon in Washington, D.C., after officials there... Read more

Bishop Thomas Daly of Spokane.

COVID vaccines: Spokane bishop supports conscience rights, but says priests won't provide religious exemption

Aug 24, 2021

By Autumn Jones, Jonah McKeown

After Washington state announced a COVID-19 vaccine mandate for school employees, the Bishop of Spokane said that conscience rights should... Read more

South Dakota bishops support conscientious, religious exemptions from Covid vaccine mandates

Aug 11, 2021

By Jonah McKeown

In response to questions from Catholics about COVID-19 vaccine mandates being imposed by employers or other authorities, the bishops of... Read more

Bishops in Colorado back conscientious exemption for coronavirus vaccines

Aug 6, 2021

By Kevin J. Jones

The Catholic bishops in Colorado have emphasized the need to respect those with conscientious objections to the COVID-19 vaccines and... Read more