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by Matt Hadro Washington D.C., Sep 27, 2021 / 08:00 am Catholic Social Services of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia is once again helping make foster care placements, following a legal settlement with the city to cap a years-long court battle. The Supreme Court in June ruled in favor of Catholic

by Matt Hadro Washington D.C., Aug 11, 2021 / 15:09 pm A federal district court on Wednesday tossed out a lawsuit against the Archdiocese of Indianapolis, filed by a former Catholic school guidance counselor fired for entering a same-sex marriage contract. Judge Richard Young of the Southern District of Indiana

by CNA Staff Washington D.C., Jul 2, 2021 / 01:01 am The US Supreme Court ruled Thursday that California violated the First Amendment by requiring charitable organizations operating in the state to disclose the names and addresses of their major donors. In the 6-3 decision, delivered by Chief Justice John

Washington D.C., May 7, 2021 / 14:15 pm America/Denver (CNA). The Indiana supreme court on Friday dismissed a lawsuit against the Archdiocese of Indianapolis, filed by a former Catholic school teacher fired for contracting a same-sex civil marriage. Luke Goodrich, VP and senior counsel at Becket, which represents the archdiocese,

CNA Staff, Mar 23, 2021 / 09:01 pm MT (CNA).- University of Iowa officials who wrongly de-recognized a Christian student group for objecting to same-sex relationships can be held personally liable for their unconstitutional actions, a federal appeals court has said. The decision came in a second lawsuit relating to

by CNA Staff Denver Newsroom, Feb 12, 2021 / 06:17 pm MT (CNA).- YouTube has banned the pro-life group LifeSiteNews for alleged misinformation about COVID-19, prompting concerns about censorship and free debate. One ethicist at the National Catholic Bioethics Center did not agree with LifeSiteNews’ presentation of the science and

CNA Staff, Dec 12, 2020 / 10:00 am MT (CNA).- The Archdiocese of Washington is suing the District of Columbia over restrictions on public worship during the coronavirus pandemic. The lawsuit was filed Friday in U.S. District Court of the District of Columbia. “From the start of the pandemic,” the

CNA Staff, Dec 3, 2020 / 10:00 am MT (CNA).- In an apparent victory for religious freedom during state efforts to impose necessary COVID restrictions, the Supreme Court on Thursday vacated the Ninth Circuit’s ruling against California churches. Last week, the Supreme Court ruled 5-4 in favor of the Brooklyn

CNA Staff, Nov 26, 2020 / 01:23 pm MT (CNA).- The Supreme Court said Wednesday night that NY state restrictions during the coronavirus pandemic are a violation of the First Amendment’s protection of free religious exercise. After the ruling the Bishop of Brooklyn, whose diocese was a plaintiff in the

by Christine Rousselle Washington, D.C. Newsroom, Nov 13, 2020 / 11:30 am MT (CNA).- Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito has spoken of his concern that religious liberty is under threat in the United States. The justice spoke out on Thursday about a range of issues which, he said, were challenging