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A blue sign for Roncalli High School in Indianapolis
Carol Zimmermann - Catholic News Service
U.S. District Judge Richard Young said the Indianapolis Archdiocese and its schools can select, retain or dismiss faculty according to their religious standards.
In this 2015 file photo, LGBTQ supporters wave a flag outside the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington. The Catholic Medical Association joined a lawsuit Aug. 26, 2021, challenging the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' mandate that doctors and hospitals must perform gender-transition procedures over their own moral or medical objections. (CNS photo/Tyler Orsburn)
Politics & SocietyShort Take
Blase J. CupichTimothy Michael Dolan
Cardinal Cupich and Cardinal Dolan on Section 1557 of the Affordable Care Act: Does objecting to performing gender transition procedures—but welcoming patients who identify as transgender—constitute discrimination? Of course not.
people standing around a large pride flag of many colors in belgium in may 2018
Politics & SocietyDispatches
Michael J. O’Loughlin
Belgian bishops have created a prayer liturgy for same-sex couples, which cites Pope Francis' "The Joy of Love," and states that same-sex relationships can be a source of joy.
the white house and lawn with yellow leaves on the grass, a large red ribbon hangs in a loop shape to memorialize world aids day in december
Politics & SocietyNews
Michael J. O’Loughlin
A federal judge has ruled that employers need not provide insurance that covers PrEP on religious grounds. Catholic ethicists say that PrEP is morally acceptable, especially for at-risk patients.
Irme Stetter-Karp and Bishop Georg Bätzing attend the fourth synodal assembly in Frankfurt.
Catholic News Service
The fourth plenary assembly of the Synodal Path in Frankfurt ended Sept. 10 with a series of far-reaching reform resolutions.
Photo by Alexander Grey on Unsplash
Michael J. O’Loughlin
Several Catholic school districts throughout the United States are grappling with changes around gender identity, and in some systems, students and staff are now subject to new policies about gender.