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Supreme Court denies stay of execution for Texas inmate Orlando Hall;...

WASHINGTON -- The Supreme Court Nov. 19 denied a stay of execution for federal inmate Orlando Hall, who was put to death by lethal...

Some bishops find virtual fall meeting more efficient, less personal

WASHINGTON — In a year when most meetings have switched to an online format, the fall assembly of the U.S. bishops was no exception. The...

USCCB meeting includes Theodore McCarrick discussion: Bishop describes report like ‘seven...

WASHINGTON -- The first day of the virtual fall assembly of the U.S. Catholic bishops, Nov. 16, included discussion about the Vatican report on...

Federal judge says Homeland Security rules restricting DACA program were invalid

WASHINGTON -- A federal judge ruled Nov. 14 that the suspension of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, announced this past summer by...

Late ‘Jeopardy!’ host Alex Trebek had strong connection to Catholic education

WASHINGTON -- When the death of Alex Trebek -- beloved longtime host of "Jeopardy!" -- was announced, celebrities and fans around the country took...

Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee gives temporary reprieve to death-row inmate Pervis...

WASHINGTON -- A Tennessee death-row inmate scheduled to be executed Dec. 3 was granted a reprieve until April 9 by the state's Republican governor,...

Illinois school named after Blessed Michael McGivney connects virtually to celebrate...

WASHINGTON   -- On the day Blessed Michael McGivney was beatified in a cathedral in Hartford, Connecticut, a prayer service to celebrate the event took...

U.S. Supreme Court set to hear arguments in Archdiocese of Philadelphia...

WASHINGTON -- The Supreme Court, with a full bench, will hear oral arguments by teleconference Nov. 4 about a Catholic social service agency that...

All Souls’ Day plans have weighted significance with so many having...

WASHINGTON -- The feast of All Souls' Day, when Catholics remember and pray for the dead, has weighted significance this year when so many...

COVID-19 brings new poignancy to All Souls Day in 2020

WASHINGTON — The feast of All Souls’ Day, when Catholics remember and pray for the dead, has weighted significance this year when so many...

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