Obama Administration

January 25, 2014

Supreme Court Injunction Protects Little Sisters

The religious health-care provider will not have to comply with the demands of the mandate while their case is being challenged in court.

November 5, 2012

U.S. Ambassador to Holy See Steps Down

May 3, 2012

Public Comments Overwhelmingly Oppose HHS Mandate

97% Oppose Contraception Mandate

April 4, 2012

Conscience Exemption for Me but Not for Thee

April 8 issue column on the fight for religious freedom in America.

March 30, 2012

Cardinal Dolan: We Bishops Will 'Vigorously' Continue Fight Against HHS Mandate

New York's archbishop talked faith, freedom and politics on TV and radio this week.

March 19, 2012

Winning the Mandate Debate

March 25 issue editorial on Health and Human Services issue.

February 28, 2012

Susan B. Anthony List President Stands Strong With Other Women in Opposition to HHS Mandate

Pro-life leader says Americans will 'stop this attack' on religious freedom. Other women shared their thoughts at a Feb. 27 panel of women at the Catholic Information Center in Washington.

February 16, 2012

12 Attorneys General Intend to Sue Over HHS Mandate

They submit letter against policy that 'tramples on religious freedom.'

February 10, 2012

Secularism's Toll on Catholic Americans

Father Robert Barron on HHS mandate: 'I would hope that American Catholics would argue against the Obama administration move, not only because they are Catholics, but also because they are Americans.'

February 10, 2012

President Obama to Modify His Contraception Mandate

‘Accommodation, Not Compromise?’

February 10, 2012

Will Obama Accommodate Religious Employers?

Amid news regarding possible plan, Catholic leaders continue to speak out about religious freedom.

February 8, 2012

Congress Urges Obama Administration to Suspend HHS Mandate

Letter by 154 members says policy violates religious freedom.

February 8, 2012

Spokeswoman of Evil Speaks!

February 7, 2012

Catholics, Unite!

Feb. 12 issue editorial: In the wake of the Second Vatican Council, the rights of “conscience” were said to trump moral teaching that barred contraception, abortion and non-marital sexual relationships. Now, the raw power of the state has been used to violate the conscience rights of believers in an open and unapologetic manner.

January 12, 2012

Religious Liberty 9, President Obama 0

'Hosanna-Tabor' is the most important religious-freedom case in decades: The Supreme Court pushes back on administration's overreaching. Will decision impact HHS rule on contraceptive coverage?

December 6, 2011

Archbishop Wenski Speaks Up for Catholic Conscience

'The president's promises are not being kept,' Miami archbishop says.

November 15, 2011

DOMA vs. Respect for Marriage Act

A bill to repeal the federal Defense of Marriage Act passed the Senate Judiciary Committee by a vote of 10 to 8 on Nov. 10.

October 14, 2011

U.S. Bishops and Other Catholic Groups Issue Ad Opposing HHS Mandate

Oct. 11 statement ran in Politico and The Hill in Washington: 'Support access to health care? Protect conscience rights.'

October 14, 2011

Obama Administration Defunds Bishops' Migration and Refugee Services Work

Grant funding cut to the USCCB's campaign against human trafficking after ACLU challenge related to the Church's opposition to abortion and contraception.

October 11, 2011

Supreme Court to Decide Issue of Women Priests?

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