The Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that religious schools can’t be excluded from a Maine program that offers tuition aid for private education, a decision that could ease religious organizations’ access to taxpayer money.
A federal appeals court agreed Wednesday to reconsider a challenge to COVID-19 mask orders affecting students in a Michigan religious school.
Ruling protects Christian ministries
The Supreme Court has affirmed and clarified the “ministerial exception” rule to include lay people, stating that employees don’t have to be ordained to be considered religiously significant. The Court ruled 7-2 Wednesday that two ...