As consecrated virgins, three women promise lifelong fidelity to Christ

Three brides in long, white dresses stood before the altar of the Cathedral of the Most Blessed Sacrament in Detroit. There was not a single groom in sight.


Court says church school can't be barred from state funds for playground

WASHINGTON (CNS) — In a 7-2 decision, the Supreme Court June 26 said a Lutheran preschool should not be excluded from a state grant program to refurbish its playground surface just because it is a religious entity.


Supreme Court to hear Colorado baker’s appeal in wedding cake case

WASHINGTON (CNS) — The U.S. Supreme Court said June 26 it will hear arguments next term on whether a Denver baker unlawfully discriminated against a same-sex couple in declining to make them a wedding cake.