Religious Freedom

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A graduation ceremony at The Catholic University of America on May 14, 2018. (CNS photo/Dana Rene Bowler, courtesy The Catholic University of America)
John Garvey February 06, 2020
A federal court has ruled that religious colleges cannot be ordered to recognize adjunct faculty unions. John Garvey, the president of the Catholic University of America, explains why.
February 06, 2020
The State Department announced Wednesday (Feb. 5) that 27 countries have joined the new International Religious Freedom Alliance that seeks to reduce religious persecution across the globe.
Ellen K. Boegel February 06, 2020
Regardless of federal funding rules, proselytizers, practitioners and preachers should be aware of state tort laws that impose liability for harmful speech. Whether religious speech is immune from defamation and intentional infliction of emotional distress claims depends on the context and content
Activists in the case argued they were working with the group No More Deaths/No Más Muertes, an official ministry of the Unitarian Universalist Church of Tucson, and thus were acting on their religious beliefs to save immigrant lives.
Kendra Espinoza, center, stands with her daughters Naomi and Sarah outside the U.S. Supreme Court on Jan. 22. Ms. Espinoza is the lead plaintiff in a case that could have major implications for the future of Catholic schools. (AP Photo/Jessica Gresko)
John T. James January 27, 2020
Can a state offer tax credits to help fund scholarships to Catholic schools? The Supreme Court could say yes, writes John T. James, if it can get past a notorious amendment in 37 state constitutions.