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Five judges write rare dissent over court's decision not to take appeal
Sep 04 2015
Five federal judges on the 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals wrote a rare dissent from the majority's decision not to re-hear an appeal of a July ruling against the Little Sisters of the Poor over the contraceptive mandate in employee health insurance.

One court OKs stay for Little Sisters; another says no to religious agencies
Aug 22 2015
Two federal appeals courts acted Aug. 21 in cases related to the contraceptive mandate for employee health insurance.

Malaysia’s response to refugees, migrants studied during USCCB trip
Aug 21 2015
Exploitation and discrimination abound among refugees from Myanmar’s ethnic minority communities who have landed in Malaysia.

Independence Day Mass closes U.S. bishops’ annual Fortnight for Freedom
Jul 06 2015
Religious freedom is “the human right that guarantees all other rights,” Miami Archbishop Thomas G. Wenski said July 4.

St. Clare parishioners see responsibility in religious freedom
Jul 04 2015
For some parishioners at St. Clare in Essex, the “freedom to bear witness” is not just a warm, fuzzy concept, but a call to action.

Floridians hit the road, make parish pilgrimage for religious freedom
Jul 01 2015
A small group of South Florida Catholics embarked June 27 on a daylong pilgrimage to the five Catholic parishes in the Florida Keys.

Archbishop Lori begins Fortnight for Freedom with Gospel connection
Jun 22 2015
The fourth annual Fortnight for Freedom began June 21 in Baltimore.

Archbishop Lori encourages prayer, study and action on religious liberty as Fortnight for Freedom begins June 21
Jun 08 2015
The Fortnight for Freedom is opportunity for prayer, study and action.

Salvadoran Archbishop Oscar Romero is pictured in a 1979 photo in San Salvador. A panel of theologians advising the Vatican Romero scholars say his role as crusader for poor was slow evolution
Feb 03 2015
Archbishop Romero's crusader role evolved over time.

Executive order prohibits firing of gays by U.S. government, contractors
Jul 21 2014
UPDATED to clarify lead paragraph -- "Today's executive order is unprecedented and extreme and should be opposed," said Archbishop William E. Lori of Baltimore.