Ewtn, Hhs Mandate, Religious Liberty

June 28, 2013

Hobby Lobby Moves Forward in Seeking Mandate Reprieve

The 10th Circuit Court of Appeals granted en banc consideration of Hobby Lobby’s appeal and reversed a lower district court’s ruling from last December.

June 27, 2013

Family Advocates Say Marriage Ruling Ignores Children

President of the Coalition of African-American Pastors said it is time for Christians ‘to rise up and renew their efforts to protect marriage and strengthen the families in their communities.’

June 25, 2013

Catholics, Baptists Come Together Over Conscience-Rights Bill

Archbishop William Lori and Russell Moore of the Southern Baptist Convention are united by the belief that Congress must act to help preserve freedom of religion and conscience.

June 21, 2013

Christian College Is Granted Temporary Injunction Over HHS Mandate

Geneva College is contesting the controversial federal mandate: 'As a reformed Christian college, Geneva believes in the sanctity of life and objects, on biblical grounds, to being forced to provide the drugs through its insurance provider.'

June 14, 2013

Global Religious Freedom Law is Ineffective, Panel Says

A representative from the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom testified before the House on global religious liberty.

June 12, 2013

IRS Scandals Raise Doubts Over HHS Mandate Judgment

The way the regulation is written, it is the IRS that determines whether an organization qualifies for full exemption from the HHS mandate.

June 5, 2013

Advocate Says Fight to Defend Marriage in Illinois Continues

The same-sex 'marriage' bill wasn’t defeated outright before the local House of Representatives adjourned, but the deadline was extended to vote on it.

May 31, 2013

Religious Differences Compatible With Freedom, Jewish Leader Says

Jewish leader said that being an American means both respecting the distinction between religious groups and standing for religious freedom for all members of American society.

May 15, 2013

Minnesota Redefines Marriage Despite Religious-Freedom Warnings

The Minnesota Catholic Conference will ‘continue to work to rebuild a healthy culture of marriage and family life, as well as defend the rights of Minnesotans to live out their faith in everyday life and speak the truth in love.’ The state is the 12th to change its definition of marriage.

May 14, 2013

Second Fortnight for Freedom to Highlight Marriage, Mandate

The two-week commemoration encourages people to live out faith in the public square and the professional world.

May 1, 2013

Victory for the Ground Zero Cross

COMMENTARY

April 30, 2013

New Film Depicts Dramatic Revival of Omaha Parish

Where Heaven Meets Earth will make its premiere today on EWTN.

April 26, 2013

Vatican Official Cautions of ‘Subtle’ Religious Freedom Violations

Cardinal Giancarlo Ravasi says the restrictions on religious freedom ‘are not simply legal or political issues but a direct outrage on the human dignity of persons.’

April 24, 2013

Six-Figure Grant to ‘Catholics United’ Tried to Recruit Clergy

The San Francisco-based Energy Foundation gave the Catholics United Education Fund $116,000 to recruit Catholic clergy to support the Environmental Protection Agency.

April 24, 2013

Cardinal Dolan Honored by Evangelicals for Leadership

Chuck Colson Center for Christian Worldview is recognizing Cardinal Dolan for his advocacy for religious freedom.

April 18, 2013

Religious Freedom vs. Totalitarianism

COMMENTARY

April 17, 2013

Archbishop Lori: ‘We Cannot Evangelize If We Cannot Engage’

The U.S. bishops’ point man on religious liberty affirms the continuing need for Catholics to live out their faith-based values in the public square.

April 12, 2013

Little Sisters Plead for Accommodation From Government

The Little Sisters of the Poor said the Health and Human Services' mandate ‘threatens the operation’ of their homes for the elderly poor.

April 10, 2013

White House Opposes N.Y. Archdiocese’s Request for Documents

The New York Archdiocese’s subpoena for the files is part of a lawsuit challenging the HHS mandate.

April 9, 2013

Fight Against HHS Mandate Draws Thanks From Bishops

Archbishop William Lori, chairman of the U.S. Bishops’ Ad Hoc Committee for Religious Liberty, thanks all those who have challenged the HHS mandate in federal courts.

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