- Jan 17, 2020
A former dean and a guidance counselor at a Catholic high school in New Jersey is suing the school, its president and the Archdiocese of Newark for discrimination after she was fired when school officials learned she’s married to another woman.
A Florida appeals court rejected a bid to end the state’s largest private school voucher program on Tuesday, an effort opposed by the state’s Catholic bishops. But experts say it’s unclear if the ruling will end the two-year-old legal battle.
Indian archbishop Raphael Cheenath, a champion of the oppressed and of victims of anti-Christian persecution, died Sunday at 81, praised by his successor as “fearless”. Just 12 days ago, India’s Supreme Court upheld his petition for more compensation for victims of a 2008 anti-Christian pogrom.
Two members of the Little Sisters of the Poor say they sometimes get a bit weary of answering questions about their role in the contraception mandates fight, but also that the publicity generated by the case may boost fundraising and vocations, and helps them advocate for the elderly.
A federal judge has ruled in favor of a Missouri lawmaker who cited religious objections, based on his family’s Catholic faith, to challenge the inclusion of birth control coverage in his government-provided health insurance.
A Catholic priest who was deported to his native India after completing his jail sentence in Minnesota for sexually abusing a child is the subject of a new lawsuit against a diocese in India that allegedly returned him to ministry with Vatican approval. Attorney Jeff Anderson filed the lawsuit in