Tag Archives: lawsuit

Alabama’s gay ‘marriage’ ban under attack

BIRMINGHAM (Laura Wilson, TAB) — Alabama has become the next state caught in the gay “marriage” debate as a lawsuit will force the judicial system to consider overturning the state’s current ban on same-sex “marriage.” Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC), a … Continue reading

Posted in Home | Tagged , , , , , | 1 Comment

Arkansas couple files legal document in Glorieta lawsuit

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (ABP) — An Arkansas couple suing Southern Baptist Convention (SBC) officials in federal court claim that secular courts have jurisdiction over the internal workings of a church when it involves property disputes or misuse of its articles of … Continue reading

Posted in Home | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Southern Baptist group files lawsuit against Obamacare abortion mandate

DALLAS (BP) — The Southern Baptist Convention’s health and financial benefits entity has filed its first-ever lawsuit against the federal government in a legal challenge to the Obama administration’s abortion/contraception mandate. GuideStone Financial Resources and two of the organizations that take … Continue reading

Posted in Home | Tagged , , , | 4 Comments

Lawsuit against Baptist camp dismissed

ROACH, Mo. (ABP) — Camden County Circuit Court Judge Ralph H. Jaynes has dismissed legal action against Windermere Baptist Conference Center and several financial institutions the Missouri Baptist Convention (MBC) executive board filed in Camden County on Nov. 1, 2006. … Continue reading

Posted in Home | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Agency head urges settlement of lawsuit in Missouri

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (ABP) — After 10 years of litigation, the head of the Missouri Baptist Foundation says it is time for Missouri Baptist Convention (MBC) leaders to discuss compromise in an ongoing legal battle between the two organizations over who … Continue reading

Posted in Home | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Breaking News — Catholic universities, dioceses, institutions file lawsuits against contraception mandate

PORTAGE, Ind. (RNS) — Dozens of Catholic universities, dioceses and other institutions filed lawsuits in courts around the country on May 21 in a coordinated effort, spearheaded by the U.S. hierarchy and Catholic conservatives, to overturn the Obama administration’s contraception … Continue reading

Posted in Home | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Breaking News — Vatican announces settlement against clothing group for using image of Pope XVI

VATICAN CITY (RNS) — The Vatican announced May 15 it had settled a lawsuit against Italian clothing group Benetton for using an image of Pope Benedict XVI in one of its advertisement campaigns. The image had been modified to show … Continue reading

Posted in Home | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment