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Why GOP opposition to Obamacare will hurt Hispanic outreach

Voting signs sit outside the Licking County Board of Elections on the first day of early voting in Newark, Ohio … Continued

Partisan fighting spells trouble for church insurance under Obamacare

RNS () — An effort to tweak President Obama’s health care reform bill to fill a gap for church health … Continued

Catholic hospitals at odds with bishops over birth control mandate

The organization representing Catholic hospitals across the country says it no longer objects to the Obama administration’s mandate that all … Continued

‘Nuns on the Bus’ kick off immigration tour

JERSEY CITY, N.J. — With the Statue of Liberty as a backdrop, the “Nuns on the Bus” on Wednesday (May … Continued

‘Nuns on the Bus’ will hit the road for immigration reform

NEW YORK — The “Nuns on the Bus” are revving up their engines for another national campaign, only this time … Continued

Whatever happened to ‘reducing abortions’?

What approaches with wide popular support could reduce abortion, even as it remains legal under the Supreme Court’s decisions?

No Plan B for religious freedom

AP AP With Plan B on the list of drugs that must be covered under Health and Human Services’ new … Continued

Poll: Most Americans say employers should cover contraception

Most Americans say that employers — even religious ones — should provide birth control coverage to their employees, according to … Continued

Court says Catholic businessman can fight contraception mandate

ST. LOUIS — A federal appeals court on Wednesday (Nov. 28) temporarily blocked the enforcement of the Obama administration’s contraception … Continued

Staver: ‘Congress exceeded its power by forcing every employer to provide federally mandated insurance’

“Congress exceeded its power by forcing every employer to provide federally mandated insurance. But even more shocking is the abortion … Continued

‘Secular’ Ariz. Democrat to replace sole atheist in Congress

Rep. Pete Stark, D-Calif., the only openly atheist member of Congress, lost his race for another term on Tuesday (Nov. … Continued

Arizona Democrat to replace defeated Pete Stark as sole atheist in Congress

Rep. Pete Stark, D-Calif., the only openly atheist member of Congress, lost his race for another term on Tuesday (Nov. … Continued

Sister Simone Campbell, ‘Nun from the Bus,’ calls GOP budget ‘immoral’

Sister Simone Campbell, who led the “Nuns on the Bus” tour for social justice this summer, called the GOP budget … Continued

HHS mandate is officially violating our religious liberty

AFP/GETTY IMAGES A supporter of President Barack Obama’s health care reforms, right, argues with several elderly women who are against … Continued

Obama and same-sex marriage: Will his stance cost him the African American vote?

The performance by the Rev. William Owens at the National Press Club last week was enough to make a cynic … Continued

Catholic nuns’ bus tour concludes in nation’s capital

WASHINGTON — A group of Catholic nuns ended its nine-state bus tour here Monday (July 2), speaking out against a … Continued

Catholic bishops renew call to repair law

“For nearly a century, the Catholic bishops of the United States have been and continue to be consistent advocates for … Continued

Supreme Court health care defeat may be a win for religious opposition

Supporters of President Obama’s health care reform law were elated on Thursday (June 28) — and admittedly a bit surprised … Continued

Affordable Care Act ruling promises religious fights for the forseeable future

Mark Wilson GETTY IMAGES Health-care law opponents and proponents gatherin front of he U.S. Supreme Court, on June 28, 2012 … Continued

Health care’s messy morality: What’s next for Christians as the Affordable Care Act survives?

Melina Mara The Washington Post Healthcare activists gather in front of the Supreme Court as the decision is announced. Although … Continued