A federal district court judge in Ann Arbor granted a Michigan business, Weingartz Supply Co., a temporary injunction from the Health and Human Services' contraceptive mandate.
Commentary: Bishop Daniel Jenky's letter for Sunday is an attempt to override informed consciences by a one-sided phrasing of the issues.
What a difference a storm makes.
At a recent election event in Richmond, Va., New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, one of Mitt Romney's most important campaign surrogates, questioned President Barack Obama's leadership, saying the president was like someone "blindly walking around the White House, looking for a clue." He was the keynote speaker at the Republican National Convention, lambasting Obama throughout.
Roman Catholic bishops are making last-minute appeals to vote on Election Day, and their exhortations are sounding like calls to support Mitt Romney over Barack Obama.
Eco Catholic: For the first time since 1984, presidential candidates did not address climate change in their debates.
The suing family, who are secular humanists, say the phrase "under God" in the pledge is a violation of the state's constitutional ban on religious discrimination.
An Oklahoma ruling that stopped an attempt to amend the state constitution to define "personhood" to ban abortion will stand after the Supreme Court declined to hear an appeal.
With Election Day a week away, U.S. bishops in several states ramped up their efforts to urge Catholics to oppose same-sex marriage legislation.
Voters in four states face decisions on the issue: Maine, Maryland, Minnesota and Washington. Thirty states have already prohibited same-sex marriage in their constitutions.
Column: The mystery is why so many citizens allow themselves to be sucked into the political miasma and be complicit. How? By voting.
Editorial: Catholic voter's guides that use "intrinsic evil" as the measuring stick to choose "nonnegotiables" are partisan distractions and should be ignored.