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Catholic groups settle in lawsuit against HHS contraceptive mandate

Catholic News Service WASHINGTON — Dozens of Catholic groups that challenged the contraceptive mandate of the Affordable Care Act have reached a settlement with the...

Victims of Las Vegas shooting remembered at funeral Masses, vigils

Catholic News Service Immediate makeshift memorials in Las Vegas to the 58 victims killed during the Oct. 1 outdoor country music concert are being replaced...

Trump administration expands exemptions on contraceptive mandate

Catholic News Service WASHINGTON — The Trump administration Oct. 6 issued interim rules expanding the exemption to the contraceptive mandate for religious employers, such as...

Bishop urges Senate to remedy health care for the ‘common good’...

Catholic News Service WASHINGTON — After the Senate voted July 25 to proceed with the health care debate, Bishop Frank J. Dewane of Venice, Fla.,...

House committee approves measure to repeal D.C. assisted suicide law

Catholic News Service WASHINGTON — The House Appropriations Committee voted July 13 in favor of an amendment to repeal the District of Columbia's assisted suicide...

Catholic convocation: Combination pep rally, retreat inspires leaders

Catholic News Service ORLANDO, Fla. — From July 1-4 the main floor of the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Orlando was transformed into a huge parish...

Supreme Court levels ‘playing field’ state grants to religious schools

Catholic News Service WASHINGTON — In a 7-2 decision, the Supreme Court June 26 said a Lutheran preschool should not be excluded from a state...

Church leaders welcome leaked HHS draft lifting contraceptive mandate

Catholic News Service   WASHINGTON -- A leaked draft rule from the Department of Health and Human Services exempting religious groups from the contraceptive mandate of...

Backgrounder: Long-awaited executive order on religion has unclear path ahead

Catholic News Service WASHINGTON — At a White House Rose Garden ceremony May 4, President Donald Trump told a group of religious leaders: “It was...

Cardinal says Trump’s religious freedom order begins to relieve burden of...

Catholic News Service WASHINGTON — Many religious leaders viewed President Donald Trump’s executive order on religious freedom, which he signed in a White House Rose...

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