Little Sisters of the Poor

A daily guide to what’s happening in the Catholic Church

A daily guide to what’s happening in the Catholic Church

Bishop Michael Campbell said he was ‘deeply saddened’ at the news

The Little Sisters are challenging the mandate that most religious employers must cover contraceptives through employer-provided health insurance

The nuns are one of several groups arguing that contraceptive mandate would oblige them to violate their consciences

The trial of the Little Sisters of the Poor, legal niceties apart, is about whether or not they are free to love

The order is asking to be exempt from US government regulations obliging them to provide birth control

A daily guide to what’s happening in the Catholic Church

A daily guide to what’s happening in the Catholic Church

The sisters have filed a lawsuit against the Obama administration’s mandate that all employers offer contraceptive coverage in health plans