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Beyond prayers, U.S. bishops stress action after deadly shootings in El...

WASHINGTON -- In response to the mass shootings in El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio, Aug. 3 and 4, several U.S. bishops expressed their...

Reinstatement of federal death penalty met with opposition by Catholic leaders

WASHINGTON -- The July 25 announcement by the Justice Department that it is reinstating the federal death penalty for the first time in 16...

Catholic education is ‘most important thing’ church needs, speaker says

WASHINGTON — The keynote address at an annual conference for Catholic educators embracing classical Catholic education reinforced that what they are doing is important. “If...

Catholic Day of Action for Immigrant Children included songs, speeches and...

WASHINGTON -- A few hundred Catholic activists, including dozens of women religious, gathered outside at the foot of the U.S. Capitol July 18 urging...

Faith is not a trick up this magician’s sleeve

WASHINGTON — For Giancarlo Bernini, a recent graduate of the University of Texas at Austin, things are not always as they appear and that’s...

Retired Justice John Paul Stevens, death penalty opponent, dies at 99

WASHINGTON -- Retired Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens, who served on the court for nearly 35 years, died July 16 in Fort Lauderdale,...

Supreme Court to review DACA case in next term

WASHINGTON -- In its next term, the Supreme Court will examine if the Trump administration illegally tried to end a program that protects young...

Supreme Court blocks Trump administration’s citizenship question on the 2020 census

WASHINGTON -- The Supreme Court, for now, blocked the Trump administration's added citizenship question to the 2020 census, sending the case back to a...

Update: Supreme Court rules in favor of historic Maryland Peace Cross

WASHINGTON -- In a 7-2 vote, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in favor of preserving a historic cross-shaped memorial in Bladensburg, Maryland saying the...

Bishops bring ‘sense of urgency’ in taking on serious business of...

BALTIMORE -- The gathering of U.S. bishops June 11-13 in Baltimore was anything but business as usual. "The spring meetings are usually more pastoral, and...

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