Grand jury report on abuse looms for six Pennsylvania dioceses

What one state representative predicts "will probably be the worst grand jury report" on sexual abuse may revive prospects for legislation targeting the statute of limitations.

Chestnut Hill awaiting mediation in racial discrimination case

The college has said that it did not discriminate against the student who filed a complaint, but it also said that the state's human relations commission had no jurisdiction of Chestnut Hill because the school's religious nature made it distinctly private.

Contraception, unions, Title IX — Catholic colleges push back on government rules

In the last few years, many notable Catholic colleges and universities have fought legal battles. Some argued against the Affordable Care Act rule regarding contraceptive coverage in health insurance plans, while others targeted gender equity components of Title IX requirements, labor rulings, and the application of discrimination statutes.