Religious Freedom Restoration Act

Thumbnail archbishop william e lori of baltimore credit archdiocese of baltimore cna Archbishop Lori: Religious liberty protections 'a victory for all Americans'

The chair of the U.S. bishops’ Committee on Religious Liberty says that expanded religious liberty protections in the federal contraception mandate...

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Thumbnail archbishop william lori credit patrick novecosky legatus cna Archbishop Lori slams 'reckless' comments by civil rights chair

Washington D.C., Sep 14, 2016 / 03:32 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- After the chair of the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights called current appeals to...

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Thumbnail the robert f kennedy department of justice building credit wally gobetz cc by nc nd 20 cna Catholic group fighting HHS mandate disappointed exemption still unissued

After the US Department of Justice did not drop its appeal of a contraceptive mandate lawsuit by the Catholic Benefits Association on Monday, the...

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Thumbnail justice samuel alito jr at st charles seminary arcbishop chaput cna Justice Alito warns seminarians religious liberty is in danger

Philadelphia, Pa., May 22, 2017 / 03:04 am (CNA/EWTN News).- In his address to graduating seminarians on Wednesday, United States Supreme Court...

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Thumbnail bernie sanders supporters march through downtown philadelphia pa during the dnc on july 25 2016 credit jeff j mitchell getty images cna Leaked e-mails show DNC meetings with anti-religious freedom project

Washington D.C., Jul 27, 2016 / 12:07 am (CNA).- Leaked emails from the Democratic National Committee show efforts to arrange a meeting with a key...

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Thumbnail michael p farris ceo of alliance defending freedom credit adf cna Meet the new head of Alliance Defending Freedom

Scottsdale, Ariz., Jan 28, 2017 / 04:15 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- For Michael P. Farris, the new head of Alliance Defending Freedom, educating the...

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Thumbnail american flag and church credit quinn dombrowski via flickr cc by sa 20 cna 3 1 16 New religious freedom protections draw praise from experts

After the Trump administration announced new exemptions to the contraceptive mandate and a religious freedom guidance, experts said both actions...

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Thumbnail white house credit diego cambiaso via flickr cc by sa 20 cna 9 17 15jpg Robert George reflects on Trump admin's latest religious liberty moves

Two sets of announcements by the Department of Justice and the Department of Health and Human Services issued Friday both promise to broaden...

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Thumbnail supreme court 3 credit addie mena cna Supreme Court nominee drilled on abortion, religious freedom at hearings

Washington D.C., Mar 21, 2017 / 04:50 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- The judge nominated to replace Antonin Scalia at the Supreme Court answered questions on...

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Thumbnail judge neil gorsuch delivers brief remarks after being nominated by us president donald trump to the supreme court jan 31 2017 credit chip somodevilla getty images cna Supreme Court pick wins applause from religious freedom advocates

Washington D.C., Feb 1, 2017 / 10:16 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Pro-life leaders and religious freedom advocates hailed President Trump’s choice of Neil...

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Thumbnail columns of the supreme court credit dan thornberg shutterstock cna The government's new religious freedom guidance: What does it mean?

All eyes were on the Department of Health and Human Services on Friday, as the Trump administration announced a major broadening of exemptions to...

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Thumbnail american flag credit asterchief productions shutterstock cna Trump administration lays out principles for protecting religious freedom

In a set of memos issued Friday, U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions outlined principles of religious freedom that federal agencies and departments...

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Thumbnail rainbow flag credit guillaume paumier via flickr filter added cc by 20 cna 10 2 15 Why LGBT activists are standing by these Christian businesses

Washington D.C., Oct 28, 2016 / 03:02 am (CNA/EWTN News).- When Kentucky t-shirt designer Blaine Adamson declined to print promotional shirts for a...

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Thumbnail white house credit sean pavone via wwwshutterstockcom cna 9 17 15jpg Why religious leaders asked Obama to condemn his civil rights chair's rhetoric

Washington D.C., Oct 12, 2016 / 05:36 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- A coalition of religious and civic leaders has denounced a report by the U.S. Commission...

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