Faith and Justice: The bishops are celebrating this decision as a victory for religious freedom, but it may be used against them by lower courts.
One day after the Supreme Court ruled that some corporations should be afforded exemptions based on religious grounds from providing contraceptive coverage to employees, a number of prominent faith leaders asked the Obama administration to include similar exemptions in an expected executive order barring LGBT discrimination by federal contractors.
Advocates for women's rights weren't the only ones dealt a blow Monday; so, too, was an Illinois health care union seeking dues from the nonmembers they represent.
Book review: The Burglary: The Discovery of J. Edgar Hoover's Secret FBI is a demonstration of what journalism accomplished in the 1970s.
The Catholic bishops and right-wing Catholics might be cheering the ruling in the Hobby Lobby case ... but there are game-changing, under-reported facts about Hobby Lobby.
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.