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FaithVatican Dispatch
Gerard O’Connell
Catholics in China in recent years have experienced greater difficulties in the practice of their faith as a result of the crackdown on religion being carried out under the regime of President Xi Jin-ping.
FaithFaith and Reason
Charles E. BouchardAnthony Rothert
Catholic health care ministries are at odds with the American Civil Liberties Union on many issues. But are there areas where the two can agree—or collaborate?
Joe Kennedy standing with crossed arms in front of a football field.
Politics & SocietyNews
Carol Zimmermann - Catholic News Service
The majority of Supreme Court justices seemed to side with a former high school football coach who said his postgame prayers on the field amounted to private speech.
Arts & CultureBooks
Bill McCormick, S.J.
If Catholics wanted to be tolerated in the early years of the Maryland Colony, they had to prove their loyalty—first to the Stuarts, then to Parliament, then the House of Hanover and then the fledgling American republic.
Cardinal Giuseppe Versaldi, prefect of the Congregation for Catholic Education, speaks at a news conference on Jan. 29, 2018.
Politics & SocietyNews
Cindy Wooden - Catholic News Service
But the Congregation for Catholic Education also said that administrators should not be too quick to dismiss employees who are not “totally” Catholic.
Pakistani Christian children play in front of yellow tents provided for Christian families whose homes were set on fire by a mob, in Lahore, Pakistan.
Politics & SocietyNews
Junno Arocho Esteves - Catholic News Service
In a video message released by the Pope’s Worldwide Prayer Network, Pope Francis offered his prayer intention for the month of January, which he dedicated to people who suffer from religious discrimination and persecution.