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It’s in the cards for Dominican Sister Mary Jo Sobieck who...

WASHINGTON -- The perfect pitch Dominican Sister Mary Jo Sobieck threw prior to a Chicago White Sox game last summer not only went viral...

Washington Post files motion to dismiss Covington Catholic High School student’s...

WASHINGTON — Lawyers for The Washington Post filed a motion in federal court April 9 seeking the dismissal of the $250 million defamation lawsuit...

U.S. Supreme Court examines potential racial bias in juries on death...

WASHINGTON -- In mid-March, the U.S. Supreme Court considered possible racially biased juries in two death penalty cases. They rejected one case and listened...

Previous court rulings may not clear path for religious symbols

WASHINGTON -- Just before the Supreme Court heard oral arguments about Maryland's Peace Cross -- which pays tribute to fallen World War I soldiers...

Supreme Court blocks death penalty case of inmate with dementia

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court is sending a death-row case back to the lower courts to determine if the inmate’s dementia, brought on by...

Maryland memorial cross honoring soldiers under attack as discriminatory in Supreme...

BLADENSBURG, Md. -- The day before the U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments about a cement memorial cross in a grassy median strip in...

Covington Catholic High School students exonerated in independent report

WASHINGTON -- An independent investigation into the much-discussed encounter that went viral between Catholic high school students, a Native American tribal leader and members...

This year’s Lent could be just what struggling church needs

WASHINGTON — When Lent begins March 6, U.S. Catholics will likely be more than ready for it. This set-aside time for prayer and reflection —...

Alabama death-row inmate executed without imam present after refusal by U.S....

WASHINGTON -- The Supreme Court's refusal to allow an imam to be present at a Muslim man's execution Feb. 7 was "unjust treatment" that...

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