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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...

Update: Supreme Court asked to put Louisiana abortion law on hold

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Supreme Court has temporarily put on hold a state law restricting Louisiana abortion providers. The law, which was set to take...

Louisiana abortion law may depend on Supreme Court

WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Supreme Court received an emergency request in late January to put on hold a Louisiana restriction on abortion providers. The law,...

Diocese for Covington Catholic High School brings in third party to...

WASHINGTON -- Days after the now-famous exchange took place between Covington Catholic High School students and a Native American tribal leader in Washington, the...

Covington Catholic High School closed ‘for physical and death threats via...

WASHINGTON -- An exchange between Catholic high school students and a Native American tribal leader in Washington Jan. 18 was vilified on social media...

Covington Catholic High School students have chance to show more than...

WASHINGTON -- An exchange between Catholic high school students and a Native American tribal leader in Washington Jan. 18 was vilified on social media...

Parish of teen who escaped abduction credits power of prayer

WASHINGTON — For nearly three months, parishioners at St. Peter Catholic Church in Cameron, Wisconsin, were praying for the safe return of one of...

Bishops take part in retreat, consider ways to rebuild trust after...

WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Catholic bishops are taking part in a closed-door retreat Jan. 2-8 at Mundelein Seminary at the University of St. Mary...

Man testifies McCarrick abused him beginning as a young boy

WASHINGTON -- James Grein, a Virginia man who said Archbishop Theodore E. McCarrick, former archbishop of Washington, sexually abused him for years beginning when...

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