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Benedictine Monks’ Disputed Role at Catholic University in Illinois at Center of New Lawsuit

Seven monks of St. Procopius Abbey allege that the leadership of Illinois’ Benedictine University has denied their rights to help govern the university.

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Supreme Court Plays Humpty Dumpty Word Games in Affordable Care Act Decision

COMMENTARY: In the 6-3 ruling on King v. Burwell, the justices blur the lines between state and federal health-care exchanges, broadening mandatory health insurance and tax credits.

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Practice What You Preach, Pope Tells New Archbishops

Pope Francis called them to be masters of prayer, masters of faith and men of witness, during the Mass for the Solemnity of Sts. Peter and Paul in Rome.

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Supreme Court Upholds Controversial Experimental Cocktail for Death-Row Inmates

In a 5-4 decision, justices rule a lethal-injection drug constitutional, disappointing anti-death-penalty advocates.

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Vietnam to Keep Enforcing Two-Child Law, for Now

Contacted by the Register, the U.N. Population Fund refuted reports that the Asian nation’s communist regime has scrapped its previous population control policy.

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Supreme Court Upholds Use of Controversial Lethal-Injection Drug

The 5-4 ruling in Glossip v. Gross was announced this morning.

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Pope: Canonization Date Is Set for St. Thérèse’s Parents

The Holy Father formally approved the decrees necessary for Blesseds Louis and Zelie Martin to be declared saints in October.

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Catholic Group’s Star Rises Defending Religious Freedom

The lay faithful at Catholics for Freedom of Religion are a growing force in raising awareness about religious freedom and rights in the public square.

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Pope Francis Creates New Secretariat Overseeing All Vatican Communications

The Holy Father instituted the new secretariat with a letter promulgated June 27.

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