- Jul 12, 2020
The Supreme Court’s most unusual term featured victories for immigrants, abortion rights, LGBTQ workers and religious freedoms.
Twenty schools in the Archdiocese of New York will not reopen in the fall because of the financial fallout caused by the novel coronavirus pandemic.
Two U.S. bishops said they welcomed the Supreme Court’s 7-2 ruling July 8 which said California Catholic schools could not be sued for job discrimination in firing teachers. The bishops said the decision “rightly acknowledged” the limit on state authority.
Catholic schools in Brazil are urging a cautious approach to reopening despite the financial shortfall the continued lockdown is causing.
Back in March, Juliana Colorado was going about life as usual for an 8-year-old, trying out for a talent show at St. Joseph’s Catholic School in Long Beach, California.
The consensus from religious liberty advocates following the June 30 Supreme Court ruling on public funds and sectarian schools is the Blaine amendments, a hated remnant of 19th-century anti-Catholic bigotry, are finally gone for good.