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Little Sisters of the Poor outside the Supreme Court in March, 2016 , for the Zubik v. Burwell case. Credit: Addie Mena/CNA.

By Patrick J. Reilly, Crisis Magazine, May 21, 2020

Patrick J. Reilly is founder and president of the Cardinal Newman Society, a national organization to advocate and support the renewal of genuine Catholic higher education.

Patrick J. ReillyThis month the Little Sisters
 of the Poor returned to the U.S. Supreme Court, once again defending their right to practice the Catholic faith by refusing to provide for contraceptives in their health insurance plan.

This is a stark reminder that even years later the Obama administration’s assault on religious freedom continues to impact religious organizations. And other serious threats have since emerged.

Catholic educators especially are nervously awaiting court rulings that could have a severe impact on schools and colleges. That’s scary, but it’s also true that each case presents a new opportunity to re-establish the rights of religious educators under the First Amendment, should judges be so inclined.

Now is a great time for your prayers!  …

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