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Carol Zimmermann, Catholic News Service

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In the time of COVID-19, several bishops give Catholics go-ahead to...

WASHINGTON -- In the U.S., this Lent started out with some people discussing if it was acceptable to eat plant-based burgers on Fridays in...

Kathleen McChesney, director of USCCB Office of Child and Youth Protection,...

WASHINGTON -- Kathleen McChesney, a former FBI executive assistant and the first person to lead the U.S. bishops' Office of Child and Youth Protection,...

Lent and coronavirus: 40 days of practice symbolic of the season’s...

WASHINGTON — This Lent is one for the record books. Parish fish fries, prayer services, Stations of the Cross, and daily and Sunday Masses are...

Chief Justice John Roberts responds to Sen. Chuck Schumer’s remarks at...

WASHINGTON — Chief Justice John Roberts, accustomed to writing in-depth opinions on court cases, penned a rare statement March 4 denouncing remarks made earlier...

Bishop Dorsonville of Washington urges Congress to show compassion, solidarity with...

WASHINGTON -- During a Feb. 27 congressional hearing about the status of the nation's refugee program, Auxiliary Bishop Mario E. Dorsonville of Washington quoted...

U.S. Supreme Court to decide if Philadelphia can exclude Catholic foster-care...

WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Supreme Court announced Feb. 24 that in its next term it will examine if the city of Philadelphia can exclude...

Sister Mary Scullion, who works with Philadelphia homeless, attends State of...

WASHINGTON — Mercy Sister Mary Scullion, co-founder and executive director of Project HOME, an organization that helps the homeless in Philadelphia, was one of...

Catholic college leaders examine ways to adapt to current challenges

WASHINGTON — Presidents and school officials from Catholic colleges and universities around the country kicked off their four-day meeting in Washington by looking squarely...

Supreme Court divided about religious schools in scholarship program

WASHINGTON — During oral arguments Jan. 22 about the constitutionality of excluding religious schools from a scholarship aid program, a divided Supreme Court seemed...

President Donald Trump issues new guidance on prayer in public schools...

WASHINGTON -- President Donald Trump announced his administration's new guidance on prayer in public schools during a Jan. 16 event in the Oval Office...

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