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Denver, Colo., May 4, 2021 / 15:00 pm America/Denver (CNA). Federal LGBT legislation that excludes important religious freedom protections has the backing of over 400 American corporations with trillions of dollars in annual revenue. More than 400 companies, including dozens of Fortune 500 companies, have joined a business coalition in

Washington D.C., Mar 30, 2021 / 09:00 am MT (CNA).- After China announced retaliatory sanctions against U.S. human rights advocates this weekend, advocates responded they would not be silent about the “genocide” in Xinjiang. “The Chinese government’s baseless sanctions on U.S. and foreign government officials who advocate for human rights

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 CNA Staff, Mar 11, 2021 / 08:31 pm MT (CNA).- The American Civil Liberties Union has received a major donation from a billionaire heir whose LGBT activism includes both funding for efforts to limit religious freedom and funding for Christian groups – including Catholic dissenters – that

Washington D.C., Mar 8, 2021 / 05:00 pm MT (CNA).- The Supreme Court on Monday ruled that government officials can be held personally liable for religious freedom violations. In Uzuegbunam v. Preczewski, the court ruled 8-1 that a college student who was restricted from evangelizing on a public college campus

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

by CNA Staff Washington D.C., Feb 6, 2021 / 11:04 am MT (CNA).- California’s strict coronavirus rules banning indoor worship were blocked and revised by a U.S. Supreme Court injunction late Friday night, drawing praise from figures like Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone. He emphasized the importance of in-person religious gatherings and

CNA Staff, Jan 22, 2021 / 05:19 pm MT (CNA).- The U.N. General Assembly adopted a resolution Thursday calling for greater efforts to protect religious sites from acts of terrorism and asking for a global conference on the subject. Titled “Promoting a culture of peace and tolerance to safeguard religious

by Matt Hadro Washington, D.C. Newsroom, Jan 13, 2021 / 12:13 am MT (CNA).- China remains a primary human rights concern in 2021, a federal religious freedom commissioner told CNA this week. “China remains of utmost concern to USCIRF,” said Nadine Maenza, commissioner at the U.S. Commissioner on International Religious

CNA Staff, Dec 16, 2020 / 12:50 am MT (CNA).- The Diocese of Brooklyn, New York, last weekend unveiled a new statue of the Blessed Mother, after a previous statue was destroyed more than two months ago. A new statue of Our Lady of Guadalupe was dedicated on Dec. 12