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Loyola University of Maryland to Honor Pro-Abortion Rights Mark Shriver
The University’s website also touts Shriver being senior vice president of U.S. Programs at Save the Children, a pro-contraceptive charity reportedly associated with Planned Parenthood.

Birth Control Advocate to Be Honored at St. John’s University Graduation
St. John’s University in Queens, N.Y., recently announced that Hugh Evans, the CEO of Global Poverty Project and a strong proponent of birth control as a means of erasing poverty, will be honored with a doctor of laws degree.

James Dobson’s Ministry Granted Injunction from HHS Mandate
In a decision with implications for religious freedom advocates, a U.S. District Judge has issued an injunction preventing the federal government from imposing the HHS mandate on Dobson's radio ministry.

ACLU Supports HHS Mandate against Wyoming Catholic Groups
The American Civil Liberties Union is seeking to insert itself on the side of the government and against the Catholic organizations in Wyoming, including Wyoming Catholic College, that are resisting the HHS mandate.

Pro-Abortion Rights Howard Dean to Keynote Event at Benedictine University in Illinois
Benedictine University in Illinois will host former presidential candidate and past Vermont governor Howard Dean as its keynote speaker at an event discussing politics and Obamacare.

Notre Dame Alumni: Fr. Jenkins Comments on HHS Mandate ‘Startling’
Fr. Jenkins said, according to The Irish Rover, “We feel this is an infringement on religious freedom, but we have a variety of factors to consider, like legitimate government authority.”

Notre Dame Petitions Court for Rehearing in HHS Mandate Case
The petition filed by the University argues that Notre Dame seeks to provide health coverage to its employees “in a manner consistent with its Catholic beliefs.” 

Wyoming Catholic College Gets Temporary Stay after Complaint against HHS Mandate
WCC President Kevin Roberts stated, “this College will not and cannot accept an unjust law that violates our first freedom, for practicing that freedom is the very reason that Wyoming Catholic College exists.”

Group of Students Wants to Provide Free Contraception at Villanova
Modeling itself after a similar group called H*yas for Choice at Georgetown University, the group would seek to provide a condom delivery service.

Supreme Court Denies Early Review of Some Lawsuits against HHS Mandate
The cases will continue in the Court of Appeals in the Washington D.C. Circuit and the option of either the plaintiffs or defendants appealing the federal court’s decision is still available.

Diocese of Cheyenne, Wyoming Catholic College Request Injunction from HHS Mandate
This motion is in addition to the lawsuit filed by the institutions earlier this year.

Georgia Catholic Non-Profits Not Subject to HHS Mandate, Judge Says
In his decision, U.S. District Judge William Duffey reportedly ruled that the Obama administration is not permitted to enforce the mandate as it would violate the Religious Freedom Restoration Act of 1993.

Editor of ISI College Guide Explains Why Gonzaga Was Dropped
The 1887 Trust organization is pointing to the Jesuit University’s exclusion from the most recent edition of “Choosing the Right College” to call the University to recommit to its Catholic identity.

Ave Maria President Offers Commentary on Supreme Court HHS Mandate Case
“Their debate will provide insights into what might ultimately happen with our lawsuit (that has been stayed pending the high court’s ruling),” said Ave Maria University President Jim Towey.

Cardinal Burke Tells Parents to be ‘Especially Vigilant,’ Laments Infidelity of Catholic Colleges
“Adults, young people and children must be educated about the central moral questions of the day,” said Cardinal Raymond Burke.

Fairfield U. to Host Sr. Campbell for Lecture, Cites Role as ‘Advocate for Change’ in Church
Fairfield University is celebrating the 20th anniversary of its Women, Gender and Sexuality Studies program on campus by hosting a lecture by "Nuns on the Bus" activist Sr. Simone Campbell.

Students Hold ‘Choice Week’ Promoting Abortion at Georgetown University
A group of Georgetown University students plans to attend Planned Parenthood’s rally at the U.S. Supreme Court as the Hobby Lobby case over the HHS contraceptive mandate is heard.

Supreme Court Hears Oral Arguments in Hobby Lobby Case
The Supreme Court today is scheduled to hear oral arguments in the Hobby Lobby and Conestoga Wood cases against the Obama Administration’s HHS mandate, with implications for Catholic colleges and religious freedom.

Loyola Univ. of Chicago Lecturer Involved with Pro-Abortion Groups
Loyola University of Chicago hosted Judith Mayotte to speak on climate change refugees in a lecture titled “‘I Pick Up My Life And Take It With Me’: The Human Cost of Climate Change.”

Pro-Abortion Television Host Lectures at University of San Francisco
Pro-abortion rights MSNBC host Chris Matthews delivered a lecture last night at the University of San Francisco on “public service, faith, and the current political landscape,” according to the Jesuit University’s website.

Nuns’ Coalition Voices Support for HHS Mandate, Criticizes Those in Opposition
The letter states that the group is “dismayed that the Little Sisters of the Poor-Colorado, the University of Notre Dame and other Catholic organizations are challenging the Affordable Care Act.”

Catholic Benefits Association Files Lawsuit against HHS Mandate
The class action lawsuit, which was filed in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Oklahoma, seeks immediate injunctive relief from the mandate while the suit progresses through the court.

Cardinal Wuerl, Catholic U. Prof. Urge President Obama to Defend Religious Freedom
"As you promote religious freedom abroad, please also give attention to preserving the First Amendment freedoms of all Americans here at home,” the letter stated.

Federal Appellate Court Denies Injunctive Relief, Questions Remedy Desired by Notre Dame
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit in a 2-1 decision on Friday upheld a lower court’s ruling and rejected the relief desired by the Catholic university.

Professor Argues for ‘More than Grudging Tolerance’ of Morality
Professor Sisk of the University of St. Thomas School of Law recently challenged the prevailing view in academic circles of contraception as a “positive social good” and made a plea for tolerance for those who disagree.

Canadian Catholic University Sponsors Lecture Encouraging Dissent
A Catholic school board in Ontario, Canada, sponsored a lecture last week at a Catholic college on how Catholic schools can value “faithful dissent” on issues such as female ordination, homosexuality, and contraception.

Population Control Advocate Goodall to Lecture at Catholic College
Dominican University of California will be hosting a lecture in April with Jane Goodall, a population control advocate who has openly criticized the Church’s teaching on sexuality.

Obama Administration Court Defends HHS Mandate, Cites Compliance at Notre Dame
The Obama administration has responded to the University of Notre Dame’s request for injunctive relief from the HHS mandate, according to Life News.

United Nations Report Rips Catholic Schools, Vatican
A United Nations committee’s criticisms of the Catholic Church’s handling of sexual abuse by clergy outrageously included criticisms of Catholic schools that rise to the level of anti-Catholicism, argues Deacon Keith Fournier.

Alumni Want Notre Dame to ‘Disavow’ Cooperation with HHS Mandate
The Sycamore Trust is calling on the University to explain or disavow the actions of its Human Resources Department which voluntarily participated in providing contraceptives and abortifacient benefits to employees.

Wyoming Catholic College, Cheyenne Diocese Seeking Relief from HHS Mandate
WCC President: "The history of both the Church and the Republic is filled with people who stood in the face of injustice, laboring humbly but diligently toward its end. And so shall we..."

Ethics ‘Dialogue’ at Santa Clara Univ. Features Dalai Lama, CEO Who Stripped Hospitals of Catholic Ties
The heavily promoted event entitled “Business, Ethics, and Compassion: A Dialogue with the Dalai Lama” is already sold out.

Notre Dame Alumni Decry University’s Compliance with Contraceptive Mandate
The Sycamore Trust criticizes the University’s compliance with the federal HHS mandate as “scandalous disregard of its religious beliefs” in a statement issued Sunday.

Thomas Aquinas College's Injunction from HHS Mandate Appealed by Government
"We remain confident in our case and we are disappointed that the government has stated its intention to appeal Judge Jackson’s ruling and thereby continue to contest our religious freedom rights."

Supreme Court Temporarily Halts HHS Mandate for Many Catholic Organizations
The Court on Friday barred the Obama administration from enforcing the HHS contraceptive mandate against Christian Brothers Services—which includes The Cardinal Newman Society among its many Catholic clients.

Georgetown MLK Celebration to Feature Pro-Abortion Rights Eleanor Holmes Norton
Just last week, Del. Norton accused pro-life Republicans of waging a “new war on women” for seeking to ban Washington, D.C., from spending taxpayer funds on abortion.

Nameless Notre Dame Students to Intervene in Lawsuit on HHS Mandate
The motion brought by the students—known as Jane Doe 1, 2, and 3—argues that Notre Dame should be forced to provide insurance coverage of abortifacients, contraceptives and sterilization procedures in its student health plan.

Florida Catholic School Granted Exemption from HHS Mandate
A federal district judge in Michigan earlier this week granted injunctive relief from the HHS mandate to a Catholic school in Florida and four other nonprofit organizations founded by Catholic philanthropist Tom Monaghan.

Radical Marquette Theologian Maguire Honored by Ethics Society
The Society of Christian Ethics will honor radical Marquette University theologian Daniel Maguire, whose views on many issues including abortion, contraception and same-sex marriage put him at odds with Catholic teaching.

Obama Administration’s Position on HHS Mandate “Unproductive,” Says USA Today
The Obama administration should grant a more expansive religious exemption to the HHS mandate, so says the editorial board of USA Today.

Jesuit Bioethicist Condones ‘Voluntary Interruption of Pregnancy’
“If an abortion is the unjust and irresponsible interruption of a pregnancy,” Father Juan Masiá, S.J., reportedly wrote in El Pais, “not every voluntary interruption of a pregnancy constitutes an abortion in the negative moral sense.”

Scotland Weighs Forcing Catholic Schools to Teach Same-Sex Marriage, Contraception
A government spokesperson reportedly said, “Denominational schools, like any other local authority schools, are subject to inspection by Education Scotland on the quality of their learning and teaching.”

Supreme Court to Hear HHS Mandate Cases in March
While the Supreme Court’s hearing will have obvious ramifications for the religious liberty of Catholic educators, the cases being heard by the Court were filed by two for-profit companies.

Americans United Tries to Intervene in Notre Dame Lawsuit Opposing HHS Mandate
Americans United claims to be intervening on behalf of three nameless Notre Dame students who want their health-care plan to include contraceptives.

Univ. of Dayton Invites Peace Activist Who Advocated ‘Beating’ Abortion Opponents
The University of Dayton will be hosting a pro-abortion rights and pro-contraception Nobel Peace Prize winner who ironically advocated “beating men left and right” if they opposed abortion.

Obama Administration Responds to Justice Sotomayor, Catholic Health Plan on HHS Mandate
The Obama Administration responded this morning to Justice Sotomayor's order temporarily blocking enforcement of the HHS mandate for the Christian Brothers Services and its client the Little Sisters of the Poor, according to NBC News.

Michigan Catholic Schools, Organizations Get Temporary Hold on HHS Mandate
The Michigan Catholic Conference provides health insurance to employees in seven dioceses and more than 825 Catholic organizations, including schools, charities and homes for the elderly.

Aquinas College, Nashville Dominicans Get Reprieve from HHS Mandate
The HHS mandate, which went into effect on January 1st, may not now be enforced against the College or its owners, the Nashville Dominicans, while the lawsuit and others work through the legal process.

Judge Orders Stay on HHS Mandate for Univ. of St. Francis
District Judge Jon Deguilio, an Obama appointee, granted temporary relief from the HHS contraceptive mandate to the University of St. Francis in Fort Wayne, Ind., while its lawsuit proceeds, according to The Indianapolis Star.

Archbishop Kurtz Asks President Obama for Temporary Relief from HHS Mandate
..."I urge you, therefore, to consider offering temporary relief from this mandate, as you have for so many other individuals and groups facing other requirements under the ACA.”

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