If the high court declines to intervene, same-sex marriages performed in Utah during the brief window when such unions were legal will be eligible for spousal benefits on July 21.
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The General Synod of the Church of England votes 351 to 72 to allow women bishops.
The Utah attorney general says he’ll challenge an appellate ruling that declared the state’s ban on same-sex marriage unconstitutional.
The emergency funds would go toward helping children who have entered the United States without lawful immigration papers and without a parent or guardian.
The Supreme Court offers a further sign that it favors letting employers with religious objections avoid the Obama administration’s so-called contraception mandate.
Despite campaigns against same-sex marriage, Catholic leaders have avoided doing anything to block gay couples from having their children baptized.