A divided Supreme Court ruled Monday that some companies with religious objections can avoid the contraceptives requirement in President Obama’s health care overhaul, the first time the high court has declared that businesses can hold religious views under federal law.
The 5-4 ruling in the so-called “Hobby Lobby” case upheld the right of the Oklahoma-based Hobby Lobby craft stores — 600 nationwide — to opt out of a provision of Obamacare that mandates free birth control.
Similar fights are going on throughout the country as parents fight to get many different cultural and religious holidays added to the school holiday list in their areas.
St. Patrick’s Cathedral might be the most well known, but New York City boasts several churches with interesting histories. Here are five worth visiting.
Pope Francis on Friday cleared two of the 20th century’s most influential popes to become saints, approving a miracle needed to canonize Pope John Paul II and waiving Vatican rules to honor Pope John XXIII.
Decades of dingy grime have been gently erased from the stately twin spires of the cathedral. You can now see the top of the north spire, WCBS 880′s Sean Adams reported Thursday morning.
The archbishop of Newark has appointed a new top deputy to replace the administrator who stepped down last month in the wake of a scandal involving a former priest.
There is some good news for a handful of Long Island Catholic schools. They will be open next school year.
Excitement and curiosity filled the hearts of Catholics attending morning Mass at the Church of the Sacred Heart in Port Chester.
He said that while the times certainly dictate what is needed in the leader of the Catholic church, there are what he called “five basic qualities” that they should look for.
The Swiss Guards standing at attention in Castel Gandolfo shut the gates of the palazzo shortly after 8 p.m. local time Thursday, symbolically closing the doors on a papacy whose legacy will be most marked by the way it ended.
Pope Benedict XVI is retiring on Thursday it raises the following question. Where does he rank amongst all the past Popes?
The 85-year-old pope announced his decision in Latin during a meeting of Vatican cardinals on Monday morning.
Pope Benedict XVI said Monday that he will step down on Feb. 28 — the first pontiff to resign in 600 years.
No one can equate to God. And, it’s about time someone stood up to Jamie Foxx and his ilk to teach them that – or at least try to teach them that.