Monthly Archive March 2016

Supreme Court asks for additional briefs in Little Sisters case

Court asks both sides for alternatives to current government scheme For Immediate Release: March 29, 2016 Media Contact: Melinda Skea, media@becketfund.org, 202-349-7224 WASHINGTON, D.C. – Less than a week after it heard the case of the Little Sisters of the Poor, the U.S. Supreme Court took the unusual step of asking for additional information, telling Read more…

A Day in the Life of a Sister

Have you ever wondered what the Little Sisters do all day? Did you know that you can go into any Little Sister’s Home around the world and even though the faces and environment may be different, the loving care, the joy and the schedules are the same? The Becket Fund created this infographic illustration of Read more…

#Let Them Serve

As hundreds gathered outside the Supreme Court Building for the #Let them Serve Rally, sponsored by Women Speak For Themselves, over 100 people gathered to pray and sing outside our Home. Despite the cold, blustery morning, our supporters came from as far away as Wisconsin to hold up signs and pray the rosary with us. Read more…

Supreme Court hears Little Sisters of the Poor case

For Immediate Release: March 23, 2016 Media Contact: Melinda Skea, media@becketfund.org, 202-349-7224 WASHINGTON, D.C. – Moments ago, the U.S. Supreme Court heard the case of the Little Sisters of the Poor, a 175-year-old religious order of women who have vowed their lives to care for the elderly poor. At the hearing, the justices pressed the Read more…