Free exercise (1st Amendment)

High Court Halts Calif. Virus Rules Limiting Home Worship

Newsmax, April 10, 2021 The Supreme Court is telling California that it can’t enforce coronavirus-related restrictions that have limited home-based religious worship including Bible studies and prayer meetings. The order from the court late Friday [listed HERE, under "Recent Decisions," at... read more

Equality Act trashes truth and crushes conscience

Equality Act trashes truth and crushes conscienceBy Robert G. Marshall ( bio - articles - email ) | Mar 31, 2021 President Joe Biden and Speaker Nancy Pelosi want doctors and health care establishments to perform abortions and sex change operations, provide puberty blockers for minors, and... read more

Xavier Becerra Confirmation Shows Joe Biden is No “Devout” Catholic; Joe Manchin, Bob Casey Aren’t Pro-Life

By Micaiah Bilger, LifeSite News, March 19, 2021 Pro-life leaders expressed disappointment and outrage for the future of mothers and unborn babies after the U.S. Senate narrowly confirmed pro-abortion extremist Xavier Becerra to lead the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Becerra,... read more

Doctors seek permanent relief from mandate to do transgender surgeries

Crux/ Catholic News Service, March 9, 2021 NEW ORLEANS — Attorneys for doctors and hospitals argued in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit March 3 that they shouldn’t be forced to perform gender-transition surgeries required under the Affordable Care Act, stressing this is an... read more

Police investigate Catholic dad after he asked Catholic school board to not fly gay pride flag

‘Sending signals that support gay pride messages is contrary to the teachings of the Church and have no place in our schools,’ the dad said. By Pete Baklinski, LifeSite News, March 9, 2021 TORONTO, March 9, 2021 (LifeSiteNews) – Police are investigating a Catholic father over... read more

The Equality Act Is Latest Push in Biden’s Prioritization of Transgender Issue

The Biden administration continues to advance the transgender cause through legislation and appointees. By Lauretta Brown, National Catholic Register, March 5, 2021 WASHINGTON — According to President Joe Biden, transgender equality is the “civil-rights issue of our time” — and... read more

Detroit archdiocese to restore Sunday Mass obligation in March

Catholic News Agency, February 10, 2021 Most Catholics in the Archdiocese of Detroit will again be obliged to attend Mass on Sundays and Holy Days of Obligation starting March 14. Detroit, along with every U.S. diocese, suspended public liturgies last year in response to the coronavirus... read more

Archdiocese of Chicago to court: Let parishes choose their staff

Catholic News Agency, February 10, 2021 Attorneys for the Archdiocese of Chicago argued before the Seventh Circuit on Tuesday that parishes should be free to choose church leaders without government interference. In the case of Demkovich v. St. Andrew the Apostle Parish, the former music... read more

Culture Warrior Xavier Becerra is Unqualified to Lead HHS Department | Opinion

By Brian Burch, Newsweek, February 19, 2021 President Joe Biden regularly touts his Catholic faith despite advancing a policy agenda deeply unpopular with religious Americans. He has now nominated the co-chair of Catholics for Biden, California attorney general Xavier Becerra, to be his secretary... read more

Vatican makes COVID vaccine mandatory for employees

By Inés San Martín, Crux, February 18, 2021 ROME – Already strong advocates of COVID-19 vaccines as a means to curb the pandemic, Pope Francis and his Vatican team have ratcheted up their position by making the shot mandatory for all employees. According to a decree signed by Cardinal... read more

Archbishop Naumann: Biden’s Self-Contradictory Catholicism on Abortion Deserves Correction

Archbishop Naumann’s interview comes just weeks after Biden became the second Catholic to serve as U.S. president, with administration officials making a point to emphasize his Mass attendance. Catholic News Agency, February 17, 2021 WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden’s long... read more