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U.S. bishops urged not to ‘shy away’ from supporting traditional marriage

Catholic News Service BALTIMORE — The U.S. bishops gathered in Baltimore for their annual fall general assembly were urged not to “shy away” from the...

Religious liberty ‘continues to be great concern,’ Archbishop Lori says

Catholic News Service BALTIMORE — The ongoing work of the U.S. bishops to defend religious freedom will take a slightly different tone in upcoming years,...

U.S. Catholic health care workers, dioceses respond to Ebola crisis

Catholic News Service WASHINGTON (CNS) -- Tabiri Chukunta has been trying to get the word out to the West African community in New Jersey that...

Year of Consecrated Life events to help laity learn about religious

Catholic News Service In an effort to help lay Catholics gain a deeper understanding of religious life, priests, brothers and women religious intend to open...

Bucket line — Catholic schools decide how to take part in...

Catholic News Service WASHINGTON — The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, a major fundraising effort that began this summer to raise money to research a cure...

U.S. bishops praise court’s Hobby Lobby ruling, but say fight continues

Catholic News Service WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court’s June 30 ruling that certain businesses, based on their religious objections, can be exempted from a government...

Supreme Court strikes down ‘buffer zones’ at abortion clinics

Catholic News Service WASHINGTON — In a June 26 decision, the U.S. Supreme Court unanimously ruled that 35-foot buffer zones around abortion clinics, meant to...

Bishops vote to continue religious liberty work three more years

Catholic News Service NEW ORLEANS — The U.S. Catholic bishops June 11 unanimously approved by voice vote a three-year extension of the Ad Hoc Committee...

Memorial Day: Veterans remember the fallen every day

Catholic News Service Memorial Day, the traditional kickoff of summer marked by family getaways, cookouts, picnics and parades, also includes somber events the day was...

Supreme Court supports prayers at civic meetings

Catholic News Service WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court ruled May 5 that prayers said before town council meetings in Greece, N.Y., do not violate the...

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