- Feb 17, 2020
The Supreme Court ruled that religiously affiliated hospitals are exempted from federal pension rules, causing cheers from religious institutions and criticism from those who argued against it. The decision could also affect other religiously affiliated institutions and their employees.
Up to nine Catholic organizations have announced that they will divest from fossil fuel corporations in order to send a message to the upcoming G7 summit meeting in southern Italy. Representatives said that the move was inspired by Pope Francis’s encyclical, “Laudato Si’, on Care for Our Common Home.”