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Gina Christian - OSV News
The Vatican’s new declaration, “Dignitas Infinita” (”Infinite Dignity”), garners praise from U.S. Catholic leaders for its comprehensive addressing of key issues surrounding human dignity, including poverty, migration, abuse, gender issues, and digital violence.
Auxiliary Bishop Thomas Gumbleton speaks on Jan. 11, 2006, at a press conference in Columbus, Ohio. Gumbleton, a Catholic bishop in Detroit who for decades was an international voice against war and racism and an advocate for labor and social justice, died Thursday, April 4, 2024. He was 94. (AP Photo/Kiichiro Sato, File)
Ed White - Associated Press
Bishop Gumbleton became a national religious figure in the 1960s when he was urged by activist priests to oppose the U.S. role in the Vietnam War. He was a founding leader of Pax Christi USA, an American Catholic peace movement.
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Todd Richmond – Associated Press
The Wisconsin Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that exemptions that allow religious organizations to avoid paying Wisconsin’s unemployment tax don’t apply to a Catholic charitable organization.
Peter Smith - Associated Press
Baltimore's agreement with St. Michael’s Media, the parent firm of the Church Militant website, comes even as the site’s future remains in flux.
The former police officer Jimmy Chérizier, known as Barbecue, leader of the "G9 and Family" gang, stands with fellow gang members after speaking to journalists in the Delmas 6 neighborhood of Port-au-Prince in Port-au-Prince on March 5. Haiti's latest violence began with a direct challenge from Barbecue, who said he would target government ministers to prevent the prime minister's return and force his resignation. (AP Photo/Odelyn Joseph)
Politics & SocietyThe Weekly Dispatch
Kevin Clarke
Jean Denis Saint-Félix, S.J.: “Nobody wants to stay in this hell. People are seeking ways to enter, no matter how, the United States,” even “knowing the danger and risks they go through.”
Aleja Hertzler-McCain - Religion News Service
The troubled Catholic outlet's fate was announced by a law firm representing a priest who had sued Church Militant for defamation.