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Thumbnail church credit orangecatteam shutterstock cna An old anti-Catholic law has resurfaced in Georgia

Atlanta, Ga., Jan 3, 2017 / 07:44 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- An amendment from the 1870s that was once used to target Catholics is now being invoked in...

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Thumbnail american flag and church credit martin via flickr cc by nc nd 20 cna 3 1 16 Court sides with NY archdiocese in major religious liberty decision

New York City, N.Y., Jul 14, 2017 / 05:00 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- A federal court ruled Friday that the Archdiocese of New York had the right not to...

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Thumbnail us capitol senate side public domain cna 4 23 15 Disappointment as Senate Republicans drop religious freedom amendment

Washington D.C., Dec 5, 2016 / 03:46 pm (CNA).- Senate Republicans agreed to remove a religious liberty amendment from a defense bill earlier this...

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Thumbnail us constitution credit kim davies via flickr cc by nc nd 20 cna Free speech protects printer from promoting gay pride fest, Ky. court rules

Lexington, Ky., May 16, 2017 / 12:02 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Backers of a print shop owner who declined to print gay pride T-shirts because of his...

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Thumbnail judge neil gorsuch testifies during the third day of his supreme court confirmation hearing march 22 2017 in washington credit justin sullivan getty images cna Gorsuch praised for record of building unity on religious freedom

Washington D.C., Mar 24, 2017 / 12:06 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch received a strong voice of support Thursday from a...

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Thumbnail statue of justice credit michal kalasek shutterstock cna New HHS official has strong background in religious freedom, civil rights

Washington D.C., Mar 28, 2017 / 03:53 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- A new high-ranking official at the Department of Health and Human Services could give...

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Thumbnail bishop ed peecher of the chicago embassy church credit becket fund cna Threats to tax exemption could ruin Chicago pastor's ministry

Chicago, Ill., Dec 15, 2016 / 04:08 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- As secularists look to abolish a religious tax exemption, a pastor whose life is dedicated...

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Thumbnail donald trump 1 credit christopher halloran via wwwshutterstockcom cna 1 13 16 Trump administration will continue defending HHS mandate in court

Washington D.C., Apr 25, 2017 / 12:21 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- With President Donald Trump’s administration signaling that it is not dropping the HHS...

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Thumbnail donald trump credit  christopher halloran via wwwshutterstockcom cna Trump admin ponders new religious freedom rule for HHS mandate

Washington D.C., May 31, 2017 / 03:51 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- A leaked draft of a federal rule that would protect religious organizations from the...

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Thumbnail us president donald trump is flanked by clergy members as he signs an executive order on promoting free speech and religious liberty may 4 2017 credit mark wilson getty images cna Trump's executive order hailed as critical, but just a 'first step'

Washington D.C., May 4, 2017 / 01:00 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Religious freedom advocates credited President Donald Trump with taking a “first step”...

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Thumbnail white house washington dc credit solomonjee via wwwshutterstockcom cna 11 13 15 US bishops say draft religious freedom rule 'long overdue'

Washington D.C., Jun 5, 2017 / 02:23 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- A draft federal rule from the Trump administration regarding the contraception mandate is...

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