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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”...

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...

High court: State erred in denying poor defendant independent evaluation

  Catholic News Service   WASHINGTON (CNS) -- The Supreme Court, in a 5-4 decision, said the state of Alabama erred in denying an indigent defendant now...

Venezuela’s bishops call for civil disobedience amid constitutional crisis

CARACAS, Venezuela — In response to a renewed constitutional crisis in the country, the Venezuelan bishops’ conference has called for “peaceful civil disobedience” to...

U.S. bishops say compromise could be reached in HHS contraceptive mandate...

WASHINGTON — A Sept. 9 letter from USCCB officials to the Department of Health and Human Services stressed that a compromise could effectively be...

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