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Supreme Court Justice Places Hold on Birth Control Mandate in Nuns’ Case

Part of President Barack Obama’s health-care law is on hold in a Colorado case until at least tomorrow, as the U.S. Supreme Court considers contentions from religious groups that say they don’t want to facilitate coverage for contraception. Acting just …

Judge Rejects Catholic Church Challenge to Obamacare Birth Control Coverage

The Catholic Church isn’t harmed by the U.S. Affordable Care Act’s requirement for providing employees with insurance coverage for contraceptives, a judge ruled, throwing out most of a lawsuit challenging the provision. U.S. District Judge Amy Jackson in Washington last …

New York Catholic Groups Win Challenge to Obamacare Birth Control Mandate

A group of Catholic health and educational organizations doesn’t have to comply with federal Affordable Care Act requirements to ensure employees receive insurance coverage for contraceptives, a New York federal judge ruled. U.S. District Judge Brian Cogan in Brooklyn, New …

Catholic Bishops Urge Birth Control Reprieve in Fiscal Bills

U.S. Roman Catholic bishops stepped up their battle against President Obama’s contraceptives policy on Friday by urging Congress to use its fiscal debate to free religious employers from a mandate requiring insurance coverage for birth control. In a letter to …

Catholic Bishops Reject Obama Compromise on Contraception Coverage

U.S. Roman Catholic bishops on Thursday rejected the Obama Administration’s latest bid for compromise over a hotly disputed health policy that requires employees at religiously affiliated institutions to have access to insurance coverage for contraceptives. Cardinal Timothy Donlan of New …