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Lauretta Brown
Sharonell Fulton, et al. v. City of Philadelphia could have major implications as the high court continues to sort out questions of how far religious-freedom protections
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The U.S. Bishops address the tragic shootings calling them an ‘epidemic against life that we must, in justice, face.’
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Lauretta Brown
The U.S. bishops’ conference in 2017 revised its 1995 “Guidelines for the Celebration of the Sacraments with Persons with Disabilities” to reflect the latest technological advances.
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Elisabeth Deffner
Nearly half a million children in the U.S. are in need of a home.
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Celeste McGovern
The first-of-its-kind animal research of chemical abortion pill RU-486 points to ‘clear distress’ in aborted animals, but not those who miscarry.
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Lauretta Brown
The pro-abortion ‘wish list’ also targets Catholic hospitals, saying they should be forced to provide ‘a range of reproductive health-care services.’
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Peter Jesserer Smith
Wen’s health care agenda was at variance with the board of directors’ preference for political advocacy.
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Nicholas Wolfram Smith
Remembering ‘One Giant Leap’
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Joan Frawley Desmond
NEWS ANALYSIS: Socialist firebrand Ocasio-Cortez threatens the House speaker’s courting of swing voters, but how far apart are they on social issues?
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Father Raymond J. de Souza
COMMENTARY: Very few things are truly unprecedented in the life of the Church, but a Catholic cathedral built inside of a former Protestant church is one of them.
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Jim Graves
The first Mass and dedication of the new cathedral with Bishop Kevin Vann takes place this week on July 17, 2019.
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Peter Jesserer Smith
Black Catholic candidates for sainthood provide a powerful answer to: Why be Catholic?
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Joseph Pronechen
The family who sought the intercession of their hometown priest is overjoyed by the blessed event-to-be, as are other devotees.
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Joan Frawley Desmond
Tens of thousands of Catholics in the Golden State opposed the bill, amid expression-of-religion concerns.
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Lauretta Brown
The state’s Blaine Amendment was cited by the Montana Supreme Court in its decision last year to invalidate the scholarship program.
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Joan Frawley Desmond
Justices vote 7-2 in key First Amendment case.
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Joan Frawley Desmond
Canon law backs up Archbishop Charles Thompson’s decision to strip Brebeuf Jesuit Preparatory School of its Catholic label, after the school defied his request to not renew the contract for a teacher in a same-sex ‘marriage.’
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Catholic News Agency
Pro-life groups have been calling for the business’ closure.
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Lauretta Brown
But the larger religious-liberty question, of how to reconcile First Amendment rights and public-accommodation laws, still looms before the high court.
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Lauretta Brown
Speaking to the Register in Baltimore, several bishops provided their take on errant lawmakers.
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Peter Jesserer Smith
Catholic medical experts hope the HHS pledge to fund ‘adequate alternatives’ to medical advances based on fetal tissue will assist the development of ethical vaccines.
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Lauretta Brown
The director of the apostolate for same-sex-attracted Catholics said the bishop was affirming Church teaching when he advised on social media that Catholics shouldn’t participate in ‘Pride Month’ celebrations.
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Lauretta Brown
While USCCB president Cardinal Daniel DiNardo noted the new measures are ‘a work in progress,’ they represent a major step forward in addressing the fallout from the McCarrick and Bransfield scandals.
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Jay Copp
The moving Marian march, thousands strong, shines light on healing and peace.
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Peter Jesserer Smith
According to Ruth Institute sociologist Father Paul Sullins, a generation of younger clergy formed for lives of chaste celibacy is a major reason why clergy abuse rates are much lower than before 2000.
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Lauretta Brown
Concerns cited by the state health department in refusing to renew the business’ license are reflective of Planned Parenthood’s habitual shortcomings in meeting medical standards, according to former employees.
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Joseph Pronechen
Connecticut sailor gives firsthand account of Normandy invasion and casualties.
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Joseph Pronechen
The Register remembers three clergymen whose extraordinary courage should never be forgotten.
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Lauretta Brown
Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards says signing a pro-life measure is ‘what my Catholic Christian faith requires,’ but Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker counters that his own state is ‘making history’ with its pro-abortion legislation.
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Joan Frawley Desmond
The scandal has led to Theodore McCarrick’s laicization and Vatican norms designed to hold bishops accountable, but investigations into an alleged cover-up continue.