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Degrees of debt: Congress examines how student loans burden college grads

Catholic News Service WASHINGTON — Congressional lawmakers seem to agree on two things: College student loan debt is out of control and something should be...

Keeping emphasis on Jesus will keep faith alive, educators told

  BOSTON (CNS) -- A workshop titled "Will there be faith?" answered its own question with a resounding "yes" -- with the caveat that Catholic...

Bishops studying new HHS proposal on contraceptive mandate

Catholic News Service WASHINGTON — The U.S. Department for Health and Human Services March 16 proposed new ways for religious organizations that have moral objections...

Bishops disappointed with White House meeting on health law mandate

Catholic News Service WASHINGTON — The Obama administration's definition of religious institutions that could be exempt from the new federal health care mandate on contraception...

National standards set for U.S. Catholic schools

Catholic News Service WASHINGTON — A set of national standards and benchmarks for Catholic schools -- defining what makes them unique and providing ways to...

Hearing examines federal birth control mandate’s impact on religious liberty

Catholic News Service WASHINGTON — During a nearly five-hour congressional hearing Feb. 16, religious leaders explained how the contraceptive mandate in the U.S. health reform...

Catholic groups react to revised HHS mandate on birth control

Catholic News Service WASHINGTON — A former U.S. ambassador to the Vatican and the president of The Catholic University of America were among 300 signers...

Same-sex marriage issue facing Maryland, other states

Catholic News Service The same-sex marriage issue will be facing lawmakers and voters in several states this year. Democratic-controlled legislatures in Washington state, Maryland and New...

March for Life will mark another year under Roe v. Wade

Catholic News Service WASHINGTON — One thing that always stands out in the annual marches and rallies in Washington and across the country marking the...

Vatican’s global financial view gets mixed reaction in U.S.

Catholic News Service WASHINGTON -- U.S. Catholics have mixed feelings about the Vatican's ideas on how to fix today's troubled global economy. The proposals, outlined in...

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