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Apostleship of the Sea becomes ‘Stella Maris’ in its 100th year

VATICAN CITY (CNS) — The Apostleship of the Sea is celebrating its 100th anniversary and changing its name to “Stella Maris,” the Latin title of Mary, Star of the Sea, […]

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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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News Briefs: September 27, 2020

Ruth Bader Ginsburg remembered as ‘jurist of historic stature’ WASHINGTON (CNS) — Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who died Sept. 18 at age 87, has been described in countless […]

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Mass marks beginnings of national shrine a century ago

By Maureen Boyle WASHINGTON (CNS) — The Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception inaugurated its jubilee year Sept. 20 during a 100th anniversary Mass to commemorate the […]

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‘Unrealistic’ limits on public worship ‘willful discrimination’

SAN FRANCISCO (CNS) — San Francisco’s archbishop told hundreds of Catholics gathered near City Hall Sept. 20 that “it is because of our Catholic faith that we are being put […]

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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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As federal fiscal year nears, refugee resettlement agencies fear the worst

WASHINGTON (CNS) — U.S. organizations that work to resettle refugees fear that an upcoming battle with the Trump administration over the number of displaced people allowed into the country may […]

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Beyond secular politics — October webinars offer Catholic voters a guide for informed decisions

Amid the noise, confusion and competing voices of the 2020 election season, the Catholic Church offers clarity for the faithful and a call to approach the voting booth with a […]

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‘Together Strong: Life Unites’ is theme of March for Life set for Jan. 29

By Kurt Jensen WASHINGTON (CNS) — The Sept. 10 announcement of the theme for the March for Life — “Together Strong: Life Unites” — made it clear the annual national […]

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Department of Justice defends Indianapolis archdiocese in school case

WASHINGTON (CNS) — The U.S. Department of Justice is urging the Indiana Supreme Court to dismiss a lawsuit filed against the Indianapolis archdiocese by a Catholic high school teacher who […]

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The challenge of Forming Consciences for Faithful Citizenship

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News Briefs: September 20, 2020

Spanish court convicts ex-Salvadoran colonel of 1989 murders of five Jesuits MADRID (CNS) — A Spanish court has convicted a former Salvadoran colonel for the murders of five Jesuit priests […]