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HHS delays implementation of conscience protection rule for health workers

WASHINGTON  -- The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services agreed in a July 1 court filing to postpone implementation of a new conscience...

National Institutes of Health banned from using fetal tissue from elective...

WASHINGTON (CNS) -- The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services banned the National Institutes of Health from using human fetal stem cells from...

Immigrant kids at border present and accounted for – and number...

WASHINGTON -- Since Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced a "zero tolerance" policy for immigrants crossing illegally into the United States, resulting in children being...

U.S. bishops say compromise could be reached in HHS contraceptive mandate...

WASHINGTON — A Sept. 9 letter from USCCB officials to the Department of Health and Human Services stressed that a compromise could effectively be...

Supreme Court will hear appeals in Catholic cases against contraceptive mandate...

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Supreme Court justices said Nov. 6 they will hear seven pending appeals in lawsuits brought by several Catholic and other...

Supreme Court upholds health care subsidies in states with federal exchanges

Catholic News Service WASHINGTON (CNS) -- Writing that "Congress passed the Affordable Care Act to improve health insurance markets, not to destroy them," a 6-3...

Judge rules against bishops on program for trafficking victims

Catholic News Service WASHINGTON — Religiously based restrictions on reproductive health services for victims of human trafficking cannot be imposed by the Department of Health...

Bishops studying new HHS proposal on contraceptive mandate

Catholic News Service WASHINGTON — The U.S. Department for Health and Human Services March 16 proposed new ways for religious organizations that have moral objections...

White House announces shift in health-care mandate

Staff reporter   The White House announced this morning a compromise that it says will not force religious employers to pay for contraceptives as part of...

Bishops fighting federal health-care contraception coverage rule

Catholic News Service WASHINGTON — A week after the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services told individuals and institutions who oppose contraception “to hell...

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