- Apr 1, 2020
The Supreme Court on Monday threw out a court order to seize assets belonging to the Archdiocese of San Juan, Puerto Rico, to pay pension benefits for Catholic school teachers.
A vow of poverty by more than 20 elderly nuns isn’t enough to qualify for Medicaid in Nebraska.
A judge in Puerto Rico has ordered officials to embargo the accounts of the island’s Catholic Church to ensure the payment of $4.7 million in teacher pensions.
The bishop of the Diocese of La Crosse has informed hundreds of current and former employees they won’t be getting all the pension benefits they were counting on for their retirement.
The Catholic bishops of South Africa are opposing a government minister’s proposal to use a public investment fund to prop up failing state companies. The fund manages billions of dollars from state pension funds. The bishops said they must “add a moral voice to the outrage over alleged plans to plunder the public investment corporation and the pensions of millions of hard-working government employees and pensioners.”
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.