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Supreme Court wedding cake ruling is partial victory: Doerflinger op-ed

By Richard Doerflinger On June 4, in Masterpiece Cakeshop v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission, the U.S. Supreme Court delivered a limited victory for religious freedom. Jack...

As partial travel ban nears, agencies worry about refugees in limbo

Catholic News Service WASHINGTON — Agencies and organizations that help refugees start new lives in the U.S. worry about the fate that awaits migrants in...

High court to hear Colorado baker’s appeal in wedding cake case

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Supreme Court said June 26 it will hear arguments next term on whether a Denver baker unlawfully discriminated against a...

Justice Alito warns of infringements to freedom of religion

Catholic News Service WYNNEWOOD, Pa. — The graduating class at St. Charles Borromeo Seminary in the Philadelphia archdiocese received a special treat at the Concursus...

Little Sisters take their case to highest court

DENVER — In a July 23 filing with the U.S. Supreme Court, the Little Sisters of the Poor have asked the court for relief...

U.S. bishops’ leader calls traditional marriage a truth necessary to protect...

WASHINGTON — The president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops called same-sex marriage “the greatest social experiment of our time” and said that...

Cases yet to be accepted may be Supreme Court’s most-watched this...

Catholic News Service WASHINGTON — Not much more than a year after the Supreme Court ruled that bans on same-sex marriage were unconstitutional, the court...

Utah to appeal ruling on same-sex marriage ban to Supreme Court

SALT LAKE CITY — Utah’s attorney general said July 9 the state will go straight to the U.S. Supreme Court in hopes of overturning...

U.S. Supreme Court to hear two challenges to the Affordable Care...

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Supreme Court agreed Nov. 26 to take up two cases that challenge provisions of the Affordable Care Act requiring employers...

High court upholds church school’s exception to federal law

Catholic News Service WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court Jan. 11 upheld the idea that a "ministerial exception" to anti-discrimination laws means the church can't be...

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