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Supreme Court examines dementia, health issues in death penalty cases

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Supreme Court, no stranger to death penalty cases, is looking very narrowly at two aspects of capital punishment this term:...

Social justice Catholic group’s letter objects to Kavanaugh nomination

WASHINGTON — A Sept. 4 letter signed by more than 1,500 Catholic nuns, priests and other church leaders from around the country addressed to...

At hearing, Kavanaugh highlights his Catholic Charities’ volunteer work

WASHINGTON — During the second day of his Supreme Court confirmation hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee Sept. 5, U.S. Appeals Court Judge Brett...

Newspaper has fallen on the wrong side of abortion dispute

By RICHARD DOERFLINGER The Senate debate over a new U.S. Supreme Court nomination has revived an older debate: whether that court should overrule its 1973...

Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh ‘a great friend,’ says parish priest

WASHINGTON -- Judge Brett Kavanaugh is a pretty good guy, according to Msgr. John Enzler, his former pastor and the current president and CEO...

President Trump picks judge Brett Kavanaugh as Supreme Court nominee

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump announced July 9 that his nominee for the Supreme Court is Judge Brett Kavanaugh, a federal appeals court judge...

U.S. Supreme Court had a busy year and is geared up...

WASHINGTON (CNS) -- "That's a wrap" could have been said late morning June 27 at the U.S. Supreme Court after the court issued its...

Supreme Court has unfinished business before end of current term

WASHINGTON -- As the Supreme Court prepares to wrap up its current term by the end of June, Catholic Church leaders are among those...

Supreme Court examines freedom of speech at crisis pregnancy centers

Catholic News Service WASHINGTON -- In oral arguments before the Supreme Court March 20, justices seemed skeptical about a California law that requires pro-life pregnancy...

Bishops, faith groups worry about consequences of partial travel ban

Catholic News Service WASHINGTON — The chairman of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops’ Committee on Migration said the country’s Catholic bishops are “deeply concerned”...

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