The Supreme Court on June 17 unanimously sided with a Catholic foster care agency that says its religious views prevent it from working with same-sex couples as foster parents. The justices said the city of Philadelphia wrongly limited its relationship with the group as a result of the agency's policy.
A case about the appropriate separation between church and state is taking center stage at the Supreme Court, which is hearing arguments by telephone for a second week because of the coronavirus pandemic.
Next week, the Supreme Court will hear the case of Kristen Biel in a disability discrimination lawsuit she filed against her former employer, St. James Catholic School in Torrance, California. Biel died last year at age 54 after a five-year battle with breast cancer.