Here are some important law-and-religion news stories from around the web:
- The Supreme Court granted certiorari in FNU Tanzin v. Tanvir, which presents the question whether RFRA permits suits seeking money damages against federal employees.
- New survey from the Anti-Defamation League suggests that one in four Europeans hold anti-Semitic beliefs.
- New York state trial court holds there was no intentional infliction of emotional distress claim against a Kaye Scholer paralegal who distributed evangelical Baptist pamphlets to her neighbor, then sent follow-up emails.
- California state trial court declines to grant a preliminary injunction that would have forced a shutdown of a facility for abused children because of free exercise implications.
- French mayor apologizes to nun after barring her from wearing habit in nursing home.
- Three refugee-aid associations sued the Trump administration over an executive order they claim inhibits their ability to practice their faith.
- Former Labour MP Rob Flello asserted that he was ousted as a Liberal Democrat candidate because of his views on same-sex marriage and abortion.
- Two men filed suit in the Southern District of New York against the Catholic Diocese of Jackson, Mississippi, claiming they were pressured into accepting low-paying settlements after suffering alleged abuse from Franciscan priests.