Analysis: Analysts say that what worked for Hobby Lobby may not necessarily work for the Little Sisters of the Poor, who operate nursing homes for the poor around the country.
A federal appeals court has issued a temporary injunction protecting the Eternal Word Television Network from having to comply with the Affordable Care Act's contraceptive mandate.
"As we have said repeatedly, contraception, abortion-inducing drugs and voluntary sterilization are not health care and the government should not force EWTN to provide them as part of our employer-sponsored health plan," said Michael Warsaw, chairman and CEO of EWTN Global Catholic Network, based in Irondale, a suburb of Birmingham, Ala.
Much can change in a year.
Where in June 2013 the steps of the U.S. Supreme Court building hosted hundreds of people on either side of the marriage equality issue awaiting rulings on two seminal cases, this June those same steps marked the endpoint of a now-annual march seeking to push back against the decisions the high court ultimately made.
We say: People of nontraditional sexual orientation no longer engage in self-sequester. That age has passed, and it has little to do with willful disregard for church teaching.
Many questions remain about the Supreme Court's decision in the Hobby Lobby case. Here are five things to know in the wake of the ruling.
The Supreme Court ruled Monday that some private corporations should be afforded religious exemptions from one mandate in the Affordable Care Act of 2010.
Catholic leaders have avoided blocking gay couples from having their children baptized, but a move by a Wisconsin bishop could force church leaders to establish clearer rules.
The U.S. Supreme Court unanimously ruled that 35-foot buffer zones around abortion clinics meant to keep demonstrators away violates First Amendment rights.
Book review: The Rise and Decline of American Religious Freedom is provocative but uneven in its treatment of this contentious, important topic.
A coalition of critics is urging Obama to drop the practice of permitting religious groups to hire and fire based on a person's faith when they receive federal money.