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Texas abortion law reinstated by U.S. appeals court, turning back Justice...

WASHINGTON -- A U.S. court of appeals again reinstated the Texas abortion law Oct. 14, refusing a request from the U.S. Department of Justice...

Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev subject of U.S. Supreme Court review...

WASHINGTON -- Just two days after this year's Boston Marathon, the Supreme Court revisited the bombing at the 2013 race that killed three people...

Helping Catholics come to deeper understanding and appreciation for the Eucharist...

WASHINGTON -- This past June at their annual meeting, the U.S. bishops spoke about helping Catholics come to a deeper understanding and appreciation for...

Altar-bread baking Sister Anne Bartol hopes Communion discussion prompts understanding

LANGHORNE, Pa. — Holy Communion — so sacred and central to the Catholic faith — has simple beginnings with the religious sisters around the...

‘Texas Heartbeat Act’ on hold with ruling from U.S. District Court...

WASHINGTON -- A federal judge Oct. 6 temporarily blocked Texas from enforcing a law that went into effect Sept. 1 banning most abortions after...

Ernest Johnson, executed in Missouri, ‘categorically ineligible for the death penalty,’...

WASHINGTON -- Following the Oct. 5 execution of Ernest Johnson at a state prison in Bonne Terre, Missouri, Catholic opponents of the death penalty...

U.S. bishops ready to revisit eucharistic coherence at November annual assembly

WASHINGTON -- When the U.S. bishops meet this fall for their annual assembly, they will revisit the discussion they began in mid-June about the...

U.S. Supreme Court term features important cases on abortion, concealed handguns,...

WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Supreme Court's new term, starting Oct. 4, returns to its standard routine: hearing arguments in person and taking on hot-button...

John Garvey, president of Catholic University of America, will step down...

WASHINGTON -- John Garvey, president of The Catholic University of America in Washington since 2010, announced Sept. 22 that he will be stepping down...

Law in Texas restricting abortions after six weeks survives test in...

WASHINGTON — In a late-night decision Sept. 1, the Supreme Court ruled against blocking a Texas law banning abortions at six weeks of pregnancy. The...

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