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by Matt Hadro Washington, D.C. Newsroom, Oct 26, 2020 / 06:08 pm MT (CNA).- This story has been updated. The Senate on Monday voted to confirm Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court. Barrett was sworn in as a Supreme Court Justice in a White House ceremony shortly after

by Matt Hadro Washington D.C., Oct 13, 2020 / 05:13 pm MT (CNA).- Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett was pressed on Tuesday for her position on abortion, marriage, and health care, during her first day of questioning by members of the Senate Judiciary Committee. Barrett’s Catholic beliefs have been

by Matt Hadro Washington D.C., Oct 8, 2020 / 02:19 pm MT (CNA).- Members of Congress are supporting a Washington, D.C., Baptist church in its court case against the city’s enforcement of its COVID restrictions on outdoor religious services. Capitol Hill Baptist Church, a congregation of 850 members, had filed

By Matt Hadro Washington, D.C. Newsroom, Oct 8, 2020 / 12:30 pm MT (CNA).- The chair of the U.S. bishops’ religious freedom committee responded Thursday to the ongoing scrutiny of Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett’s religious beliefs. “The Constitution specifically says there should be ‘no religious test for office,’”

by Matt Hadro Washington, D.C. Newsroom, Oct 5, 2020 / 01:45 pm MT (CNA).- Justices Clarence Thomas and Samuel Alito on Monday said that the Supreme Court’s Obergefell ruling is already posing problems for religious freedom. “By choosing to privilege a novel constitutional right [to same-sex marriage] over the religious

by Matt Hadro Washington, D.C. Newsroom, Oct 6, 2020 / 06:00 am MT (CNA).- In his new encyclical, Pope Francis reiterated that the death penalty is “inadmissible.” Did the pope change centuries of Church teaching with that statement? A leading theologian told CNA that the pope’s teaching was a development,

By Matt Hadro Washington, D.C. Newsroom, Sep 23, 2020 / 07:45 am MT (CNA).- Judge Amy Coney Barrett has been the subject of renewed criticism regarding her Catholic faith, following reports that she is a leading candidate for President Donald Trump’s nomination to fill the current Supreme Court vacancy. With

By Matt Hadro Washington, D.C. Newsroom, Sep 22, 2020 / 04:00 am MT (CNA).- The federal government is suing the Kroger Company for discrimination after two employees at an Arkansas store were fired for not wearing a symbol they say represents the LGBT cause. The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC)

By Matt Hadro Washington, D.C. Newsroom, Sep 18, 2020 / 12:10 pm MT (CNA).- After San Francisco’s archbishop called on the city to reopen churches for indoor Masses, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said he should listen to the “science,” but admitted she had recently attended a church service in the

by Matt Hadro Washington, D.C. Newsroom, Sep 16, 2020 / 03:15 pm MT (CNA).- Defense of innocent human life should be “uppermost” in the mind of Catholic voters at election time, the bishop of Allentown, Pennsylvania, has told Catholics in his diocese. In a letter issued Sept. 9 on voting