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Supreme Court considers same-sex marriage in states that bar it

Catholic News Service WASHINGTON — The questions raised by Supreme Court justices as they considered April 28 whether they should rule that same-sex marriage should...

Washington Letter: Religious freedom debates and laws have a roller coaster...

Catholic News Service WASHINGTON — It started with hallucinogenic peyote and a couple of guys in Oregon who were fired after they used it in...

White House Easter prayer breakfast welcomes cross-section of Christians

Catholic News Service WASHINGTON — Quoting Pope Francis and the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. at the White House Easter Prayer Breakfast, President Barack Obama...

Washington Letter: Supreme Court ponders Obamacare and insurance costs

Catholic News Service Several Supreme Court justices wondered aloud at oral arguments March 4 whether a ruling against the Affordable Care Act’s subsidies to millions...

State of the Union speech hits on numerous social justice themes

SCatholic News Service WASHINGTON — In his Jan. 20 State of the Union address, President Barack Obama hit on numerous themes that resonated with Catholic...

Pope surprises promoters of Junipero Serra by announcing his canonization

Catholic News Service Surprising even the people who have been promoting the sainthood cause of Blessed Junipero Serra, Pope Francis announced Jan. 15 that in...

Millions could benefit from Obama’s new immigration policies

Catholic News Service HYATTSVILLE, Md. — The meeting room in the middle of Maryland’s most immigrant-dense ZIP code Nov. 20 was full of people who...

Bishops’ leader emphasizes their role in helping families to build their...

Catholic News Service BALTIMORE — Acknowledging that families come with complications, the president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops reminded his fellow bishops Nov....

Cases yet to be accepted may be Supreme Court’s most-watched this...

Catholic News Service WASHINGTON — Not much more than a year after the Supreme Court ruled that bans on same-sex marriage were unconstitutional, the court...

Catholic leaders urge help for migrant kids crossing U.S. border

Catholic News Service WASHINGTON — A Latin America expert for Catholic Relief Services, the head of the bishops' migration committee and the president of a...

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