Respect for the life and dignity of every human is at the center of Catholic social teaching. The Religious Freedom Restoration Act (RFRA), for instance, helps define the parameters of these respective rights in the modern world.
On December 4, the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York ordered the U.S. Department of Homeland Security to reinstate the entire Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program by December 7, and to resume accepting first-time DACA applicants.
WASHINGTON —In the wake of more federal executions scheduled in coming weeks, two bishop chairmen have issued a statement calling on the Administration to act as a witness to the dignity of all human life. Archbishop Paul S.
Statement on Holy See’s Report on Theodore McCarrick, Most Reverend José H. Gomez Archbishop of Los Angeles President, United States Conference of Catholic Bishops
The U.S. Supreme Court delivered several victories for religious liberty and DACA recipients in recent weeks. The one significant life-related case, however, was disappointing as the Court ended its term for the year.
The Little Sisters of the Poor recently went to the Supreme Court of the United States again to defend their community against attempts to force Catholic religious to cooperate with immoral activities, and again, the Supreme Court has recognized their right to religious freedom.
The Supreme Court of the United States has issued its decision in the consolidated cases of Our Lady of Guadalupe School v. Morrissey-Berru and St. James School v. Biel.