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The Sisterly Face of Religious Freedom

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Ryan Colby 202-349-7219

January 19, 2016, National Catholic Register

It’s rare to see the Little Sisters outside of their nursing homes, where they lovingly care for the elderly poor as they have since their order came to the United States in 1868. Their presence at the State of the Union offered a striking reminder of the religious order’s robust legacy in this country, but also of the powerful forces that prompted them to file a legal challenge to take the federal government to court.