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Religious Freedom Week 2020: For the Good of All Religious Minorities in China Pray For the freedom of the Church in China, and that the rights of all religious minorities would be respected. Reflect Under the Chinese Communist Party, Chinese citizens have limited religious freedom.  Since 2013, religious persecution has

Religious Freedom Week 2020: For the Good of All Respect for Houses of Worship Tuesday, June 23 Pray That people of all faiths would be free to worship without fear of attacks and harassment. Reflect Houses of worship provide spaces for people to step back, often with fellow believers, and

Religious Freedom Week 2020: For the Good of All Freedom to Serve in Health Care Pray That governments would respect the consciences of the Little Sisters of the Poor and all Christians who care for the sick and vulnerable. Reflect For centuries, the Church has carried on the healing ministry

by Matt Hadro Washington D.C., Jun 18, 2020 / 10:55 am MT (CNA).- The U.S. Catholic bishops’ conference (USCCB) praised the Supreme Court on Thursday for a decision that keeps the federal Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program intact — for now. “First, to DACA youth, through today’s decision

June 18, 2020 WASHINGTON—Today, the U.S. Supreme Court issued an opinion preventing the Trump Administration from terminating the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. On November 12, 2019, the Court heard the challenge to the Trump Administration’s DACA repeal efforts, in which U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) submitted

CNA Staff, Jun 15, 2020 / 05:43 pm MT (CNA).- The president of the U.S. bishops’ conference on Monday lamented the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in a case that considered whether federal civil rights law considers sexual identity and gender identity to be covered by laws prohibiting employment discrimination based

June 15, 2020 WASHINGTON — The president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB), Archbishop José H. Gomez of Los Angeles, provided a statement on the decision issued today by the Supreme Court of the United States – combining Bostock v. Clayton County, Ga., Altitude Express v. Zarda, and

by Matt Hadro Washington D.C., Jun 15, 2020 / 09:00 am MT (CNA).- The Supreme Court ruled on Monday that employers cannot fire workers because of their sexual orientation or self-determined gender identity, while dissenting justices opined the Court was legislating from the bench. Justice Neil Gorsuch wrote the majority

CNA Staff, Jun 5, 2020 / 02:19 pm MT (CNA).- The U.S. bishops’ migration chairman called on Congress to advance a bill that would help “Dreamers” and other immigrants gain a pathway to citizenship. Bishop Mario Dorsonville, auxiliary bishop of Washington, issued a statement June 4 challenging the Senate to

Washington D.C., Jun 4, 2020 / 04:27 pm MT (CNA).- In a brief filed with the Supreme Court, the U.S. bishops argued that a Catholic agency should not be banned from participation in the Philadelphia foster care system due to its beliefs on marriage. “The Catholic Church serves orphans through