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House committee approves measure to repeal D.C. assisted suicide law

Catholic News Service WASHINGTON — The House Appropriations Committee voted July 13 in favor of an amendment to repeal the District of Columbia's assisted suicide...

Catholic convocation: Combination pep rally, retreat inspires leaders

Catholic News Service ORLANDO, Fla. — From July 1-4 the main floor of the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Orlando was transformed into a huge parish...

Supreme Court levels ‘playing field’ state grants to religious schools

Catholic News Service WASHINGTON — In a 7-2 decision, the Supreme Court June 26 said a Lutheran preschool should not be excluded from a state...

Church leaders welcome leaked HHS draft lifting contraceptive mandate

Catholic News Service   WASHINGTON -- A leaked draft rule from the Department of Health and Human Services exempting religious groups from the contraceptive mandate of...

Backgrounder: Long-awaited executive order on religion has unclear path ahead

Catholic News Service WASHINGTON — At a White House Rose Garden ceremony May 4, President Donald Trump told a group of religious leaders: “It was...

Cardinal says Trump’s religious freedom order begins to relieve burden of...

Catholic News Service WASHINGTON — Many religious leaders viewed President Donald Trump’s executive order on religious freedom, which he signed in a White House Rose...

Catholic leaders praise stays of executions for Arkansas death-row inmates

Catholic News Service WASHINGTON — Catholic leaders praised the federal and state rulings that granted stays of executions for a group of Arkansas death-row inmates...

New U.S. health care bill withdrawn after if falls short of...

Catholic News Service WASHINGTON — Sister Carol Keehan, a Daughter of Charity, who is president and CEO of the Catholic Health Association, doesn't mince words...

Democratic filibuster looms as senators quiz Gorsuch about abortion, religious liberty

Catholic News Service WASHINGTON— As the confirmation hearings for Judge Neil Gorsuch, President Donald Trump's U.S. Supreme Court nominee, moved into the March 23 testimony...

Will you ‘ashtag’ on March 1? On posting Ash Wednesday selfies

Catholic News Service Ash Wednesday seems to offer contradictory messages. The Gospel reading for the day is about not doing public acts of piety but...

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