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-Supreme Court Rules In favor of Catholic Group Against Obama’s Pro-Abortion HHS Mandate

Monday, April 27th, 2015

The Supreme Court ruled once more against the Obama administration’s pro-abortion HHS Mandate in support of religious liberty. Here’s the story from Life News: The Supreme Court issued an order today preventing the Obama administration from forcing a Catholic group in Michigan to obey the HHS mandate that requires them to pay for abortion-causing drugs […]

-San Francisco: Legislators Trying to Force Catholic Schools to Drop Standards for Teachers

Monday, March 9th, 2015

The Catholic Archbishop of San Francisco recently released a new teacher’s handbook for four Catholic highs schools in the San Francisco area with a ‘code of conduct’ that reflected the Catholic faith. Eight California legislators from the San Francisco area are up in arms trying to force the Catholic schools to drop the teacher standards […]

-Pope Francis: ISIS Violence a ‘Grave Sin Against God’

Monday, December 1st, 2014

Pope Francis proclaimed in a joint service with Patriarch Bartholomew I  (spiritual head of the Orthodox Churches) that ISIS militants were carrying out a "profoundly grave sin against God" in Syria and Iraq. Here’s the story from NBC News: Francis said people of all faiths could not remain indifferent to the cries of the victims […]

-Catholic Priests Choose to Disobey DC Circuit Court Contraceptive Ruling

Wednesday, November 19th, 2014

A pro-life group of Catholic priests,  Priests for Life, has chosen civil disobedience rather than compliance to a court ruling to provide birth control and abortifacients through the insurance plans for its employees. Here’s the story from Christianity Today: The United States DC Circuit Court of Appeals rejected a claim from Priests for Life that […]

-California Mandates Abortion Insurance Coverage Even for Religious Institutions

Thursday, October 2nd, 2014

                                    (California State Capitol: Wikipedia) The State of California has gone beyond the Obama administration’s HHS Mandate and now requires health insurance coverage for abortions for any reason even for religious institutions. The California Catholic Conference has filed a federal lawsuit against the recent state ruling. Here’s the story from the Catholic News Service: The […]

-New HHS Contraceptive Mandate Rules Fail Again

Monday, August 25th, 2014

              (Photo credit: Wikipedia) On Friday (Aug.22) the Obama administration issued new procedures (the 8th set of rules) for fulfilling their HHS Contraceptive and Abortifacient Mandate. However, the Baptists and the Catholic Bishops have already found the latest revision to be inadequate for maintaining religious freedom. Here’s the story from the Baptist Press: In a […]