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Poet Amanda Gorman gained prominence in her parish before shedding light...

WASHINGTON  -- Long before she burst into the public spotlight delivering her inauguration poem, Amanda Gorman got a standing ovation from fellow parishioners of...

‘This is America’s Day. This is Democracy’s Day’ — President Joe...

WASHINGTON -- In his inaugural address Jan. 20, President Joe Biden said he is committed with his "whole soul" to bring this country together. He...

Those executed under Trump administration ‘deserved more’ from Supreme Court, justice...

WASHINGTON — Although the Supreme Court cleared the way for the execution of Dustin Higgs Jan. 15, two justices made their objections known loud...

UPDATE: Supreme Court reinstates federal requirement that women seeking abortion pills...

WASHINGTON  -- The Supreme Court Jan. 12 reinstated a federal requirement that women who are seeking abortion-inducing drugs must do so in person, not...

U.S. Supreme Court reinstates requirement to appear in person to acquire...

WASHINGTON -- The Supreme Court Jan. 12 reinstated a federal requirement that women who are seeking abortion-inducing drugs must do so in person, not...

Convicted murderer Lisa Montgomery put to death after early-morning Supreme Court...

WASHINGTON -- After a flurry of court decisions, the Supreme Court reversed a pair of rulings from federal appeals courts that had put death-row...

Father Michael Pfleger, social justice advocate in Chicago, steps away from...

WASHINGTON -- Father Michael Pfleger, a popular Chicago priest and outspoken advocate against gun violence, gangs, poverty and racism, has stepped aside from his...

Supreme Court gives no definitive ruling on Trump’s plan to exclude...

WASHINGTON  -- In a 6-3 vote, the Supreme Court Dec. 18 did not give a definitive ruling on President Donald Trump's order to exclude...

Key issues impacting church played big part in 2020 Supreme Court...

WASHINGTON -- The busy year for the Supreme Court had the attention of the Catholic Church from major decisions it announced this past summer...

In coronavirus pandemic, Catholic churches turned to technology, creativity, faith

WASHINGTON -- As the coronavirus pandemic upended normal activities and routines across the United States, Catholic parishes, schools and organizations had to quickly, and...

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