- Mar 2, 2021
During his trip to the United States, Pope Francis expressed his support for both the US bishops (by his words at the White House) and for the Little Sisters of the Poor (by his personal visit to their home) in their common effort to uphold religious freedom in this country.
A group of nuns suing the Obama administration will be praying for a Holy Week miracle come March. The Supreme Court announced Friday that it will hear the Little Sisters of the Poor’s lawsuit against the Obama administration’s so-called contraception mandate on March 23, the Wednesday before Easter. The religious
Two nuns belonging to a religious order that’s suing the Obama administration will be on hand for the president’s final State of the Union address. Speaker Paul Ryan announced Tuesday that Sister Loraine Marie Maguire and Sister Constance Veit will sit in the speaker’s box, representing the Little Sisters of the
In his address at the White House Wednesday morning, Pope Francis didn’t hold back when it came to voicing support for US bishops as they challenge the Obama administration’s contraception mandate — and he followed up later in the day with a visit to a group of religious sisters at
WASHINGTON — Four federal appeals courts have upheld efforts by the Obama administration to guarantee access to free birth control for women, suggesting that the government may have found a way to circumvent religious organizations that refuse to provide coverage for some or all forms of contraception. While pleased with
Bishops who gather next month at the Vatican to discuss family issues are not expected to put the church’s ban on artificial contraception up for debate, but they will address the how married couples deal with matters of family planning in societies that have largely embraced its use. And that