(RNS) — We should not be surprised that African Americans are 2.4 times more likely to die from COVID-19 than whites.
(RNS) — In a rerun of a 2016 case, the Supreme Court shouldn't be required to settle what the parties ought to have settled themselves.
(RNS) — What's different this time around is that the nuns are divided, with some sisters objecting that the Equality Act could force Catholic hospitals to perform services that they consider immoral.
(RNS) — If the lawsuit were over abortion, rather than simple contraceptives, would students and critics of the university's policy take the same line?
SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Notre Dame previously offered coverage through a third party, which allowed the university to meet the requirement while maintaining its religious opposition to contraceptives.
(USA Today) — The new rules allow any employer or insurer to stop covering contraceptive services if it has religious beliefs or moral convictions against covering birth control.
(RNS) — 'The Democratic Party is no longer the 'The Big Tent Party.' I fear the Democratic Party has become the 'pro-abortion rights' party,' former U.S. Rep. Bart Stupak, D-Mich., tells RNS contributor Charlie Camosy.
WASHINGTON (RNS) — This week protesters carried poster-sized death certificates and a cardboard coffin.
(RNS) The interview with the host of 'The 700 Club' comes as new evidence of possible collusion with the Russians to influence the 2016 election was released.
(RNS) Based on an analysis by Bread for the World, every religious congregation in the U.S. would have to raise an additional $714,000 every year for the next 10 years to make up for the 2018 budget cuts President Trump has proposed.
(RNS) The individual mandate frames the never-resolved question that goes to the heart of our society’s idea of itself as a moral, Christian nation, or at least a Christian-influenced one. What obligation do we have to our fellow citizens?
(RNS) In a shift from past opposition, the hierarchy is warning the GOP-controlled Congress not to repeal Obamacare without providing a replacement that provides as much coverage.
Despite his promises to repeal Roe v. Wade, Donald Trump’s economic policies are poised to Make America Abortion-great Again. He's creating the perfect storm of conditions for abortion rates to start ticking upwards.
WASHINGTON — The justices unanimously sent the cases back to federal appeals courts in hopes that they can emerge with a way to honor the objections of religious nonprofit groups.
(RNS) The nonprofits decided to embrace the court’s suggestion as the best deal they could get and simply grant that it doesn’t jeopardize their religious freedom.