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Federal legislation intends to help stem suicide among military veterans

WASHINGTON — Legislation in Congress intends to direct more money to local initiatives to stop what the bill’s backers call an “epidemic” of suicide...

Catholic Labor Network reports increase in unionization at Catholic institutions

WASHINGTON -- The 2020 edition of the annual "Gaudium et Spes Labor Report" issued by the Catholic Labor Network has found more than 600...

On Labor Day, remember essential workers, victims of coronavirus: ‘It is...

WASHINGTON -- Given the "somber" realities imposed by the coronavirus pandemic, for companies to put profits over safety is "unjust," said Archbishop Paul S....

Pope Francis meets resistance in reform efforts, panelist at Georgetown University...

WASHINGTON — Pope Francis’ efforts to bring reform in the Catholic Church are meeting resistance in some church circles, according to one panelist at...

Legendary Georgetown University basketball coach, Hall of Famer John Thompson, dies...

WASHINGTON -- John Thompson, the Hall of Fame college basketball coach who guided Georgetown University in Washington to a national championship in 1984, died...

Campaigning during a pandemic narrows the path for those wanting to...

WASHINGTON -- A whistle-stop tour? How quaint. A pledge to visit all 50 states between now and the election? Dream on. Press the flesh? Nope, not...

Most Catholic universities, colleges sidelining 2020 fall sports

WASHINGTON — Most Catholic colleges and universities are no different from their private and state-supported counterparts when it comes to athletic teams for the...

Regis Philbin dies; Catholic TV host logged Guinness World Record 17,000-plus...

WASHINGTON -- Regis Philbin, the Catholic talk- and game-show host whose career in television spanned six decades, died July 24 at age 88 of...

Extraordinary times in Ordinary Time: Public Masses amid a pandemic

WASHINGTON -- To resume public Masses during the coronavirus pandemic, dioceses have issued guidelines to be followed by parishes. The Archdiocese of Washington's series...

Access to broadband may be one of the defining issues of...

WASHINGTON — About 25 years ago, the World Wide Web was becoming a “thing.” By the time of the new millennium, growing numbers of...

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