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Washington Letter: Forum looks at two decades of religious freedom fight...

Catholic News Service WASHINGTON — It has been nearly 20 years since the International Religious Freedom Act became law. Organizers of a forum at Georgetown...

Washington letter: U.S. strike on Syria raises ‘just-war theory’ questions

Catholic News Service WASHINGTON —The U.S. cruise missile strike on a Syrian air base days after chemical weapons were dropped on civilians in rebel-controlled territory...

Washington letter: Postelection to-do list — work for unity, healing

Catholic News Service WASHINGTON — All the distrust, vitriol and rancor stirred up during the 2016 presidential election campaign did not go away when votes...

Washington letter: Anger, distrust with candidates may find voters snubbing presidential...

  Catholic News Service WASHINGTON — Campaign 2016 is shaping up to be one where voters are not so much supporting one candidate or another as...

Washington Letter — Catholic vote not as monolithic as it was,...

Catholic News Service WASHINGTON — Is there a Catholic vote? Well, yes. Kind of. Voting patterns show Catholics vote much like the rest of America, with minor...

Washington Letter: Kids could go hungry during summer if agencies don’t...

Catholic News Service WASHINGTON — A new report that more low-income children ate free breakfasts and lunches last summer than the previous summer is both...

Washington Letter: U.N. inaction on nuclear weapons disappoints Catholic advocates

Catholic News Service A month-long review of a key nuclear weapons treaty saw the nuclear powers stepping back from an opportunity to alter the status...

Washington Letter: Religious freedom debates and laws have a roller coaster...

Catholic News Service WASHINGTON — It started with hallucinogenic peyote and a couple of guys in Oregon who were fired after they used it in...

Washington Letter: Supreme Court ponders Obamacare and insurance costs

Catholic News Service Several Supreme Court justices wondered aloud at oral arguments March 4 whether a ruling against the Affordable Care Act’s subsidies to millions...

Cases yet to be accepted may be Supreme Court’s most-watched this...

Catholic News Service WASHINGTON — Not much more than a year after the Supreme Court ruled that bans on same-sex marriage were unconstitutional, the court...

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