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By Katie Yoder Washington, D.C. Newsroom, Jun 27, 2022 / 08:43 am The Supreme Court ruled 6-3 Monday in favor of a high school football coach in a First Amendment case concerning his right to pray on the field. Both sides of the case, Kennedy v. Bremerton School District, argued that the case …

by Katie Yoder, Joe Bukuras Washington, D.C. Newsroom, Apr 26, 2022 / 17:09 pm Elon Musk — the world’s richest man — reached a deal Monday to acquire Twitter for approximately $44 billion. This comes after the social media platform has faced growing accusations of censorship, including that of Catholic and …

by Katie Yoder Washington D.C., Mar 3, 2022 / 16:02 pm The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) submitted an amicus brief Wednesday in support of Joseph Kennedy, a Christian who lost his job as a high school football coach for refusing to stop praying at the 50-yard line …

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 …