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pix11.com | @murphypixThe Archdiocese of New York, joined by the Roman Catholic Diocese of Rockville Centre, filed a federal lawsuit Monday against three Cabinet officials in the Obama administration. It was the first, legal salvo in the feud over insurance funding for birth...
Tags: Insurance, Laws, Roman Catholicism, Trials, Justice System
The University of Notre Dame and "a diverse group of plaintiffs" filed lawsuits Monday challenging the federal mandate that religious employers offer health insurance that includes coverage of contraceptives and birth control services, Notre Dame...
Tags: Laws, Roman Catholicism, Politics, Government, Trials
Meet another member of South Florida's many-sided faith community. This week we're talking with the Rev. David Toups, incoming rector at St. Vincent de PaulMajor Seminary, near Boynton Beach. Q: What's the one most mistaken impression about priests? A:...
Religion pervades government in America. It's evident in the debates on abortion, religious freedom, gay rights and a host of other topics. But now a Christian leader is arguing that religion needs to be inserted into the one area where it isn't...
In what they call a celebration of liberty — and some see as another round against the Obama administration — Catholic bishops have declared a "Fortnight for Freedom" starting June 21. The nation's bishops are scheduling two weeks of prayers,...
As Catholics across the nation rally together to protest the mandate by the federal government requiring insurance companies to provide contraceptives, Catholics in Aberdeen also planned their own event and recognition. "This is not some fringe group...
As Catholic institutions across the country sue the Obama administration over new health insurance rules, Baltimore's new archbishop is scheduled to speak in Washington this week at a conference focusing on "Rising Threats to American Religious Freedom."...
The Religion WorldIn dueling press releases, Catholics for Choice and U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops debate whether religious freedom is under attack or the church is engaging in religious discrimination. First, the Catholic Bishops: “Across America, our right...
At a time of staggering poverty, rampant unemployment and growing income inequality, Catholic bishops will gather for a national meeting in Baltimore today and remain largely silent about these profound moral issues. A recent Catholic News Service...
Tags: Laws, Roman Catholicism, Politics, Government, Same-Sex Marriage
Educators, health practitioners, social service workers and police officers are required under Maryland law to report suspected child abuse to local authorities and to their bosses. But the state has no power to prosecute when the law is not followed....
Tags: Laws, Football, Social Services, Trials, Justice System
Healing may have begun at Penn State University, but the pain isn't over yet. On Monday, the longtime CEO of a children's charity founded by disgraced former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky announced his resignation, and the Big Ten...
The Religion WorldOrlando Catholic Bishop Emeritus Norbert Dorsey is celebrating the 56th anniversary of his ordination to priesthood on April 28, 1956. According to the Diocese website: Bishop Dorsey was installed as the third bishop of Orlando on May 25, 1990, in...
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