Court allows NY health worker vaccine mandate without religious exemption

The Supreme Court June 30 rejected a challenge to New York's vaccine mandate for health care workers with no religious exemption.

Supreme Court allows Biden to end Trump-era policy on asylum-seekers

Catholic leaders praised the Supreme Court's June 30 decision that gave the Biden administration the go-ahead to rescind a Trump-era "Remain in Mexico" immigration policy requiring asylum-seekers at the southwest U.S. border to wait in Mexico for their asylum hearings.

Supreme Court rules religious schools can get tuition aid

In a 6-3 ruling June 21, the Supreme Court said a Maine tuition aid program that excluded religious schools violated the Constitution's free exercise clause. The opinion, written by Chief Justice John Roberts, said: "A state need not subsidize private education but once a state decides to do so, it cannot disqualify some private schools solely because they are religious."

Biden names Schneck, former CUA professor, to religious freedom commission

Stephen Schneck, a Catholic activist and retired professor, was appointed June 15 by President Joe Biden to serve on the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom, an independent federal watchdog group that monitors religious freedom violations.