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Wayne Laugesen
The U.S. Supreme Court’s rejection of legal challenges against the reinstitution of federal executions has renewed the national debate over the death penalty.
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Jim Graves
The Register spoke to a few dioceses across the country to see how they are coping with the situation.
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Kate Scanlon
They point out that The New York Times article cited only a tiny percentage of known cases as stemming from religious gatherings and didn’t acknowledge the scope of preventive measures that are being implemented.
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Joan Frawley Desmond
While the New York Archdiocese closes 20 more schools, citing canceled fundraisers and suspended parish collections, parents in one Yonkers school lobby for a second chance.
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Clare Walker
Virtual events for Catholics abound this summer — starting this weekend.
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Jim Graves
‘We need to make this a moment for purification and renewal of … Mission San Gabriel,’ said Archbishop José Gomez, ‘and renewal of the mission that is each one of our lives.’
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Mary Rose Short
One priest believes ‘that prayers and priestly blessings are always the appropriate response to vandalization of holy things and images of saints.’
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Wayne Laugesen
The June 30 decision overturns the longtime prohibition of state-funded scholarships and vouchers for tuition assistance at Catholic and other faith-based schools.
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Peter Jesserer Smith
Rep. Chris Smith, R-N.J., says his commitment to fighting trafficking and protecting the unborn child are deeply rooted in his Catholic faith.
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Lauretta Brown
Victory prevailed this week in their seven-year legal battle, but what will come next for the cause for conscience?
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Lauretta Brown
Legal analysts are disconcerted by the arguments the chief justice utilized in casting the deciding vote that struck down a pro-life state law.
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Peter Jesserer Smith
The Knights of Peter Claver is a family-based Catholic organization born from the Black Catholic patrimony and open to all Catholic men and women.
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Joseph O’Brien
The Church offers guidance on how to maintain the common good in society while also safeguarding individual liberties as a basis for any significant discussion about law enforcement reform.
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Mary Rose Short
A pair of cases in Oregon highlights a problem that persists over conscience rights, even at Catholic hospitals, despite recent efforts by the federal government to enhance protections for such health-care workers.
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Judy Roberts
Ralph Martin and Renewal Ministries have drawn attention to the 44-year-old prognostication, which now appears especially prophetic.
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Joseph O’Brien
As June is traditionally the ‘ordination season’ for most U.S. dioceses, the guidelines from the Thomistic Institute on holy orders couldn’t have come at a better time.
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Peter Jesserer Smith
Part 2 of a Register series on why ‘small’ dynamics in parishes make them thrive.
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Peter Jesserer Smith
The Catholic Church in the U.S. is ‘super-sizing’ its parishes, but small parishes have some critical advantages in passing on the Catholic faith.
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Colm Flynn
At 94 years of age, Dr. Melissa Freeman works each and every day, serving others.
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Lauretta Brown
Church teachings condemning racism and upholding the dignity of every human person must be taken to heart, they stress.
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Susan Klemond
One priest said he believes recovery from the riots has made the community stronger.
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Colm Flynn
The sun was shining down on the walled monastic garden of the Most Blessed Sacrament Friary in Newark, New Jersey, as two men waited for a moment they have been working toward for decades.
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Judy Roberts
Stay-at-home orders and other restrictions intended to prevent or slow the spread of the coronavirus have struck many Catholic apostolates at the heart of what they do, whether it is performing corporal acts of mercy or engaging in evangelism.
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Patti Armstrong
What does it mean to become a priest at this time?
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Susan Klemond
Family and friends offer peace to dying loved ones through prayers and spiritual care.
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Jim Graves
Telehealth has grown dramatically since the onset of the pandemic, including in Oakland, California.
Culture of Life
Patti Armstrong
Despite social distancing, many elders have a good perspective of the situation, relying on faith, family and friends.
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Sabrina Arena Ferrisi
Local priests and deacons tell the Register about the challenges they’ve faced ministering to their flocks during this painful period.
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Peter Jesserer Smith
The Pius XII Council 5295 is one of a number of councils being recognized for its example in how to keep parishes and communities connected.
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Lauretta Brown
In one instance, 46 babies purchased by people from the U.S., Italy, Spain and elsewhere born through surrogacy are stranded in a Ukraine hotel-turned-hospital, as the country has closed its borders because of the pandemic.