In a significant church-state case that could bring implications for Christian higher education, the Massachusetts Supreme Court ruled March 5 that not all professors at Christian colleges could be considered ministers and therefore such schools are not immune from discrimination lawsuits.
A state appeals court in Texas ruled last week that a sexual abuse lawsuit could go forward against Paul Pressler, a former judge and influential Southern Baptist who helped lead a rightward shift in the denomination in the 1980s and 1990s.
The Supreme Court is siding with two Catholic schools in a ruling that underscores that certain employees of religious schools, hospitals and social service centers can’t sue for employment discrimination. The high court's ruling on Wednesday was 7-2.
Can a state allow religious leaders to conduct marriage ceremonies while refusing to allow secular individuals (other than government officials) to perform that function? A federal court has said yes, dismissing a constitutional challenge to a Texas law.
SALT LAKE CITY — Is caring for migrants a legally protected act of faith? That remains unclear after a U.S. district judge declared a mistrial in a high-profile immigration case this week.
CHICAGO (BP) -- A three-judge panel of the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals in Chicago ruled unanimously the long-standing clergy allowance does not violate the First Amendment clause that prohibits government establishment of religion, reversing a federal judge's 2017 opinion.
JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesia's top court has overturned a law that denied recognition and legal rights to followers of indigenous faiths in a surprise advance for religious
If a lower court decision stands, the Missouri Baptist Foundation faces a debt to the Missouri Baptist Convention that could reach more than $5 million.
KANSAS CITY -- The 10-year-old dispute between the Missouri Baptist Foundation and the Missouri Baptist Convention has landed back in Cole County Circuit Court.
A three-judge panel for the Missouri Court of Appeals, Western District, ruled Sept. 18 that
A judge's ruling has stalled efforts to get an initiative on the Nov. 4 ballot in Missouri to cap the annual percentage rate on short-term unsecured loans.