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Carol Zimmermann

Catholic News Service

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Barrett’s Supreme Court nomination spotlights Notre Dame Law School

WASHINGTON (CNS) — If Judge Amy Coney Barrett is confirmed to the Supreme Court, she will be the first Notre Dame Law School graduate to sit on the bench of […]

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Two Catholic women judges top short list as possible Supreme Court nominees

WASHINGTON (CNS) — Two Catholic women judges are on the short list of possible candidates to fill the vacant Supreme Court justice seat after the Sept. 18 death of Justice […]

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Washington Post settles lawsuit with student over viral video coverage

WASHINGTON (CNS) — The Washington Post reached a settlement July 24 with the family of Nicholas Sandmann, the Kentucky Catholic high school student who sued the newspaper last year for […]

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U.S. bishops welcome court decision on Catholic schools

WASHINGTON (CNS) — Two U.S. bishops said they welcomed the Supreme Court’s 7-2 ruling July 8 that said California Catholic schools could not be sued for job discrimination in firing […]

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Court says tax credit program can’t exclude religious schools

WASHINGTON (CNS) — In a 5-4 ruling June 30, the Supreme Court said the exclusion of religious schools in Montana’s state scholarship aid program violated the federal Constitution. In the […]

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Court’s abortion ruling continues ‘cruel precedent,’ says bishop

WASHINGTON (CNS) — In a 5-4 decision June 29, the Supreme Court ruled that a Louisiana law requiring that doctors who perform abortions have admitting privileges at nearby hospitals could […]

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High court rules against Trump administration’s plan to end DACA

WASHINGTON (CNS) — In one of the most anticipated cases of the term, the Supreme Court June 18 ruled against efforts by the Trump administration to end the Deferred Action […]

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Catholic leaders in COVID crisis encouraged by faith, example

WASHINGTON (CNS) — In a May 28 Facebook Live discussion, two Catholic leaders stressed how the current pandemic is far from over and how in the midst of so much […]

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Disappointed but hopeful, thousands unable to join Church at Easter

WASHINGTON (CNS) — The disappointment of not being able to celebrate Easter Mass in churches across the country this year might have been most strongly felt by the thousands who […]

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Catholic nursing homes respond to coronavirus restrictions

WASHINGTON (CNS) — The impact of the coronavirus in the United States is likely felt the strongest in nursing homes around the country, and Catholic facilities are no exception. As […]

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High court to examine religious liberty, foster care by same-sex couples

WASHINGTON (CNS) — The U.S. Supreme Court announced Feb. 24 that in its next term it will examine if the city of Philadelphia can exclude a Catholic social services agency […]

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Almsgiving: An overshadowed Lenten pillar has something to say

WASHINGTON (CNS) — When it comes to the three pillars of Lent, almsgiving is a little bit like the middle child, not always getting the attention that prayer and fasting […]