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Federal court says church has right to hire employees who ‘advance...

NEW YORK — A court ruling that the New York archdiocese did not discriminate against a school principal when it did not renew her...

Supreme Court supports prayers at civic meetings

Catholic News Service WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court ruled May 5 that prayers said before town council meetings in Greece, N.Y., do not violate the...

Le Moyne names first woman to lead a Jesuit college

By Catholic News Service SYRACUSE, N.Y. — Linda LeMura, newly named president of Le Moyne College in Syracuse, is the first laywoman to be appointed...

Brooklyn priest named bishop of Albany diocese

WASHINGTON — Pope Francis has accepted the resignation of Bishop Howard J. Hubbard of Albany, N.Y., and named Msgr. Edward B. Scharfenberger, a priest...

Nearly all US dioceses’ abuse policies found to comply with charter

Catholic News Service Ten years after passing their “Charter for the Protection of Children and Young People,” the heads of nearly all U.S. dioceses are...

Catholics urged to bring faith-based views to politics

Catholic News Service HICKSVILLE, N.Y. — Catholics have a duty as American citizens to bring faith-inspired convictions to politics, and they can never allow politics...

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