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U.S. Supreme Court set to hear arguments in Archdiocese of Philadelphia...

WASHINGTON -- The Supreme Court, with a full bench, will hear oral arguments by teleconference Nov. 4 about a Catholic social service agency that...

In new term, Supreme Court once again takes up religious liberty

WASHINGTON — As part of what seems to be a new trend for the Supreme Court, it will once again take up a religious...

New books outline history, modern realities of religious liberty

“Liberty in the Things of God: The Christian Origins of Religious Freedom” by Robert Louis Wilken. Yale University Press (New Haven, Conn., 2019). 248...

Oral arguments heard on religious exemption to mandate

PHILADELPHIA -- The U.S. District Court in Philadelphia heard oral arguments Dec. 14 in a suit that aims to take away the exemption granted...

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...

Bishops urging Trump to protect religious liberty

WASHINGTON — Catholic Church leaders in a Feb. 16 statement said they were encouraged that President Donald Trump may be considering an executive order...

Full text: Pope’s speech at Independence Hall on religious liberty

The following is the Vatican’s English translation of Pope Francis’ Sept. 26 address at the Meeting for Religious Liberty at Independence Hall in Philadelphia. Pope...

Fortnight for Freedom: Religious liberty includes being able to live faith’s...

Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- Real religious liberty includes the freedom to live according to the values taught by one's faith, Pope Francis...

Pope and Obama discuss religious freedom, life issues, immigration

Catholic News Service VATICAN CITY — In their first encounter, Pope Francis received U.S. President Barack Obama at the Vatican March 27 for a discussion...

Phila. archbishop releases e-book on religious freedom

At the heart of defeating attacks on the country’s religious liberty is the need for faithful to rebuild a Christian culture that serves as...

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