Peace activists gather for an Ash Wednesday prayer service outside the White House in Washington on March 1. (CNS photo/Tyler Orsburn)
Politics & Society News
April 05, 2017
A group of more than 4,000 religious sisters and clergy, including priests, brothers and deacons, sent a letter to every U.S. senator, member of Congress and President Donald Trump.
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April 04, 2017
Mulledy Hall at Georgetown will be renamed after Isaac Hawkins, the first enslaved person listed in the sale documents.
Members of Our Holy Redeemer Church in Freeport, N.Y., pass a sponge soaked in water during a team competition at the annual Encuentro gathering in 2016 at Immaculate Conception Seminary in Huntington, N.Y. (CNS photo/Gregory A. Shemitz, Long Island Catholic) 
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March 28, 2017
The church hopes to produce more involvement in the church of its second largest and fastest growing community.
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March 24, 2017
Bishop Cantu said the meeting was to let Tillerson know "that our only motive is to help build the common good, that we don't have ulterior motives."
Father Stanley Rother, a priest of the Oklahoma City Archdiocese who was brutally murdered in 1981 in the Guatemalan village where he ministered to the poor, is shown baptizing a child in this undated photo. The Archdiocese of Oklahoma City announced the North American priest will be beatified on Sept. 23 in Oklahoma. (CNS)
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March 15, 2017
Father Stanley Rother, a North American priest who worked in Guatemala and was brutally murdered there in 1981, will be beatified on Sept. 23 in Oklahoma.
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March 13, 2017
Catholic Church leaders in the U.S. spent the week of March 6-10 trying to allay fears and urging compassion.
A mural in El Paisnal, El Salvador, seen in this Jan. 29 photo, features Blessed Oscar Romero and town native Father Rutilio Grande, surrounded by rural men, women and children, the community the Jesuit Father Grande served from 1972 until his March 12, 1977, assassination. (CNS photo/Rhina Guidos)
Politics & Society Dispatches
March 09, 2017
In El Salvador, there is a yearning that the intercession of Blessed Oscar Romero will help the beatification cause of his martyred Jesuit friend, Father Rutilio Grande.
U.S. President-elect Donald Trump speaks Jan. 11 during a news conference in the lobby of Trump Tower in New York City. (CNS photo/Lucas Jackson, Reuters)
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January 18, 2017
At least one community said it will declare sanctuary status for itself.
Politics & Society News
January 05, 2017
Sister Rita Petruziello said she could feel the contention and nastiness in the air during the presidential election campaign of the last year
Politics & Society News
December 30, 2016
Some see the end of the registry as a way to make it difficult for an incoming Donald Trump administration to target Muslims through such a program.