July 24, 2015

Nuns ask court for protection from complying with HHS mandate, fines

In a July 23 filing with the U.S. Supreme Court, the Little Sisters of the Poor have asked the court for relief from being forced to comply with the federal contraceptive mandate or face heavy fines.
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Archbishop Lori reflects on religious liberty challenges after Obergefell

The Supreme Court's decision on same-sex marriage will likely have broad effects across the legal system, said Archbishop Lori.
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As Pony Penning begins, recalling visiting the wild ponies and other wildlife on Assateague Island

I love Marguerite Henry’s books, especially Misty of Chincoteague. Chincoteague and Assateague aren't exactly in our backyard, so somehow I have never been to the annual Pony Penning event, which begins July 25 this year and is described with so much excitement in the book.Still, I’ve always wanted to visit that part of
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