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The murder case of Blessed Oscar Romero has been reopened

San Salvador, El Salvador, May 19, 2017 / 01:14 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- A nearly 40 year-old murder case was reopened this week to properly prosecute the suspected killer behind the Salvadorian archbishop's martyrdom. Because of an amnesty law that prohibited the prosecution of criminal acts stemming from […]

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‘Hate crime’ case against Valencia archbishop thrown out

Valencia, Spain, Jun 25, 2016 / 02:49 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- A judge in Spain has thrown out a “hate crime” case concerning Cardinal Antonio Cañizares of Valencia, Spain, ruling that the cardinal’s homily warning of a “gay empire” is protected by freedom of speech. During a May […]

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The curious case of the Lipa Marian apparitions

Lipa, Philippines, Jun 18, 2016 / 04:49 pm (CNA).- The story of Sister Teresita Castillo and the supposed Marian apparitions of Lipa City, Philippines reads something like a mystery novel. A negative judgement from the Vatican on the apparition most likely drove the visionary nun out of […]

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Breaking: Supreme Court sends Little Sisters’ case back to lower court

Washington D.C., May 16, 2016 / 08:53 am (CNA).- In a unanimous decision, the Supreme Court sent the Little Sisters of the Poor HHS mandate case back to the lower courts on Monday, in light of new developments in the case. “We are very encouraged by the […]

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A hopeful sign? New development in the Little Sisters’ court case

Washington D.C., Mar 29, 2016 / 04:42 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- The Supreme Court on Tuesday asked for parties in the Little Sisters’ case to submit alternative means, if possible, of ensuring contraceptive coverage while maintaining religious freedom. “This is an excellent development. Clearly the Supreme Court understood […]

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Don’t overturn social order, faith leaders urge Supreme Court before marriage case

Washington D.C., Jun 24, 2015 / 05:06 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- As the Supreme Court will rule on same-sex marriage before the month’s end, over 50,000 Catholic, Orthodox, Protestant, and Jewish leaders have united to stand up for marriage as between one man and one woman. “There are […]

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Faith vs. Fashion – Muslim woman spars with Abercrombie in major court case

Washington D.C., Feb 26, 2015 / 03:06 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- When an employer’s hiring standards conflict with a prospective employee’s religious practice, when would the employer be guilty of discrimination for not hiring? That is the question currently before the Supreme Court, which held oral arguments yesterday […]

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EWTN to appeals court: religious freedom at stake in HHS mandate case

Atlanta, Ga., Feb 4, 2015 / 02:20 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- A federal appeals court heard oral arguments Wednesday over whether the EWTN Global Catholic Network should be required to abide by the federal contraception mandate in violation of its religious convictions. “This is about the broader issue […]

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Bishops use Supreme Court case to call for death penalty abolition

Washington D.C., Jan 28, 2015 / 03:15 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Several bishops in the U.S. have welcomed the Supreme Court’s decision to re-examine death penalty protocols, and have called for the abolition of the death penalty. “We pray that the court’s review of these protocols will lead […]

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Supreme Court asked to defend Seal of Confession in La. case

Supreme Court asked to defend Seal of Confession in La. case

Baton Rouge, La., Sep 6, 2014 / 07:32 am (CNA/EWTN News).- The Diocese of Baton Rouge, Louisiana, is appealing to the U.S. Supreme Court to review a ruling that a diocesan priest may be forced to break the Seal of Confession. “This case concerns who – the […]

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