Diocese of Brooklyn Takes ‘Religious Freedom’ Case to the U.S. Supreme Court

The Diocese of Brooklyn has filed an emergency application with the Supreme Court, asking that the highest court in the land agree to hear its case against Gov. Andrew Cuomo on First Amendment grounds. The diocese charged that imposing strict attendance — in some cases, as little as 10 people at the Mass — violates religious freedom.

Supreme Court Seems Ready to Let Affordable Care Act Stand

On Nov. 10, when the fate of the Affordable Care Act faced the Supreme Court for the third time since it was signed into law 10 years ago, the justices seemed willing to leave the bulk of the law intact even if they found one part of it to be unconstitutional.

Justice Barrett Promises to Serve ‘Without Fear or Favor’

Justice Amy Coney Barrett is the third Supreme Court nomination by President Donald Trump and the sixth Catholic on the nation’s highest judicial panel. At age 48, she is the fifth woman to serve on the Supreme Court, but the first with school-age children.