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Carol Zimmermann

Catholic News Service

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US Church leaders in favor of new rules on sexual abuse reporting

WASHINGTON (CNS) — U.S. Church leaders welcomed the norms issued by Pope Francis May 9 giving clear direction to the global Catholic Church about reporting abuse and holding Church leaders […]

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Catholic officials pleased with new conscience protection rule

WASHINGTON (CNS) — The announcement of a new conscience protection rule May 2 protecting health care workers who object to abortion procedures on religious grounds was welcome news to U.S. […]

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It’s in the cards for woman religious who threw perfect pitch

WASHINGTON (CNS) — The perfect pitch Dominican Sister Mary Jo Sobieck threw prior to a Chicago White Sox game last summer not only went viral but is still out of […]

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With heavy hearts, U.S. bishops condemn mosque attacks

WASHINGTON (CNS) — U.S. Catholic bishops condemned the two mosque attacks in Christchurch, New Zealand, March 15 that left at least 50 people dead and 50 seriously injured, and they […]

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Report finds no evidence of racist statements from Covington students

WASHINGTON (CNS) — An independent investigation into the much-discussed encounter that went viral between Catholic high school students, a Native American tribal leader and members of another protest group on […]

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After initial outrage, claims of racism, clearer details emerge

WASHINGTON (CNS) — An exchange between Catholic high school students and a Native American tribal leader in Washington Jan. 18 was vilified on social media the following day, but the […]

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U.S. bishops move to address allegations of abuse, claims of cover-up

WASHINGTON (CNS) — 2018 will no doubt be remembered as a dark time for the U.S. Catholic Church. Catholics felt betrayed by Church leaders accused of sexual misconduct and cover-up […]

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Big decisions, bench changes for U.S. Supreme Court this year

WASHINGTON (CNS) — The Supreme Court’s past year will probably be remembered more for the shakeup at the bench than for specific rulings. In early July when President Donald Trump […]

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Prayer to St. Michael sees resurgence in response to abuse crisis

WASHINGTON (CNS) — In response to the Church abuse crisis, many parishes around the country have been bringing out the big guns in a spiritual sense — calling on St. […]

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Catholic schools look toward innovation, but also focus on tradition

WASHINGTON (CNS) — If anyone could rest on their laurels, it’s Catholic schools — for all they have accomplished in their U.S. history, educating in the faith and teaching children […]

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Trump picks Judge Brett Kavanaugh as Supreme Court nominee

WASHINGTON (CNS) — President Donald Trump announced July 9 that his nominee for the Supreme Court is Judge Brett Kavanaugh, a federal appeals court judge in Washington and a Catholic […]

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Court upholds travel ban, says directive within president’s scope

WASHINGTON (CNS) — In a 5-4 decision June 26, the U.S. Supreme Court upheld President Donald Trump’s travel ban on people entering the U.S. from some Muslim-majority countries, saying the […]