Becerra on Feb. 24 appeared at the U.S. Senate Finance Committee confirmation hearing on his nomination as secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services. There, he rejected claims that he was suing nuns.
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In 2017, Becerra sued the Trump administration over its religious and moral exemptions granted to groups affected by the HHS contraceptive mandate.
In a new campaign video, the presumptive Democratic nominee for president credits the example of nuns, Pope Francis, and his Catholic faith with inspiring his White House run.
Victory prevailed this week in their seven-year legal battle, but what will come next for the cause for conscience?
These arguments are offered to help Catholics, pro-lifers and people of good will defend the Supreme Court ruling against a shower of opposition in coming months.
COMMENTARY: The opinion in the Little Sisters of the Poor v. Pennsylvania is more about administrative procedure than about the substance of religious freedom. The opinion in Our Lady of Guadalupe School v. Morrissey-Berru, however, goes straight to the heart of the religious freedom of religious institutions.
COMMENTARY: The court’s decision protects faith-based social service groups from controversies unrelated to the needs of those they aim to serve.
The Conference of Major Superiors of Women, along with Becket, the nonprofit law firm representing the Little Sisters of the Poor, are organizing the rally and rosary, which will be livestreamed at 8:45 a.m. EDT Wednesday morning on Becket’s Facebook page.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has said that 80% of coronavirus deaths in the U.S. have occurred among people ages 65 years and older.
The cases concern action by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania to end the religious order’s exemption to the Department of Health and Human Services so-called contraception mandate.