Carol Zimmermann

Catholic News Service

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Plans for three-year National Eucharistic Revival approved

BALTIMORE (CNS) — The U.S. bishops’ focus on the significance of the Eucharist in the life of the Church isn’t just about the statement they approved at their fall meeting. […]

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Communion statement aims to ‘retrieve and revive’ understanding

BALTIMORE (CNS) — The U.S. bishops approved their statement on the Eucharist with 222 “yes” votes Nov. 17, the second of two days of public sessions during their Nov. 15-18 […]

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Initiatives on Eucharist aim to give Catholics better understanding

WASHINGTON (CNS) — This past June at their annual meeting, the U.S. bishops spoke about helping Catholics come to a deeper understanding and appreciation for the Eucharist through an upcoming […]

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Federal judge sides with Catholic school over guidance counselor’s firing

WASHINGTON (CNS) — A federal judge sided with an Indianapolis archdiocesan high school and the Indianapolis archdiocese in a lawsuit filed against them by a former guidance counselor whose contract […]

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Supreme Court rules in favor of Catholic agency in foster case

WASHINGTON (CNS) — In a unanimous decision June 17, the Supreme Court said that a Catholic social service agency should not have been excluded from Philadelphia’s foster care program because […]

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Indiana court dismisses ex-Catholic high school teacher’s lawsuit

INDIANAPOLIS (CNS) — An Indiana trial court May 7 dismissed the lawsuit of a former Catholic high school teacher in Indianapolis who said he was fired in 2019 because of […]

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Several Catholic colleges will require COVID vaccinations in fall

WASHINGTON (CNS) — As Catholic colleges grapple with how to reopen in the fall, many are already saying they will require their students to be vaccinated for COVID-19 and some […]

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Catholic educators share unexpected lessons of teaching in pandemic

WASHINGTON (CNS) — No one has to tell Catholic school teachers how different this past year has been. At the start of the pandemic last spring, most Catholic schools adapted […]

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Catholic leaders speak out against violence toward Asian Americans

WASHINGTON (CNS) — In the days following the March 16 shootings in Atlanta that left eight people dead, including six Asian American women, protests and vigils took place around the […]

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Lisa Montgomery put to death after Supreme Court reversal

WASHINGTON (CNS) — After a flurry of court decisions, the Supreme Court reversed a pair of rulings from federal appeals courts that had put death-row inmate Lisa Montgomery’s execution on […]

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Religious issues played big part in 2020 Supreme Court

WASHINGTON (CNS) —The busy year for the Supreme Court had the attention of the Catholic Church from major decisions it announced this past summer to oral arguments this fall around […]

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Administration urged to stop federal executions, recall God’s mercy during Advent

WASHINGTON (CNS) — Federal executions are at odds with Advent as a season “of anticipated redemption” and must be stopped, said the chairmen of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops’ […]