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Carol Zimmermann - Catholic News Service September 27, 2020
The president described Barrett as “one of the nation’s most gifted legal minds” to the court and praised her for her loyalty to the Constitution.
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Carol Zimmermann - Catholic News Service September 21, 2020
The judges are Amy Coney Barrett, a federal appellate court judge in Chicago, and Barbara Lagoa, a federal appeals court judge in Atlanta.
Sister Beulah Martin, a member of the Sisters of the Blessed Sacrament, center right, of Powhatan, Va., waves in Baltimore's historic St. Francis Xavier Church July 22, 2019, at a Mass honoring jubilarians during a joint conference of black priests, women religious, deacons and seminarians. (CNS photo/Kevin J. Parks, Catholic Review)
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Carol Zimmermann - Catholic News Service September 18, 2020
"We are holding up the light," the sisters said, "against the sin of racism that is still alive and well in the Catholic Church today."
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Carol Zimmermann - Catholic News Service August 27, 2020
Catholic leaders have joined their voices with members of the Navajo Nation in opposing the Aug. 26 scheduled execution of Lezmond Mitchell, the only Native American on federal death row.
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Carol Zimmermann - Catholic News Service August 19, 2020
The decision was made after a surge in cases since classes resumed on Aug. 10.
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Carol Zimmermann - Catholic News Service July 30, 2020
Bishop Jaime Soto of Sacramento, California, said the administration’s action, announced July 28 in a memo issued by the Department of Homeland Security, was “irresponsible and recalcitrant.”
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Carol Zimmermann - Catholic News Service July 29, 2020
As the nation continues to grapple with the coronavirus pandemic, university life is cautiously stepping back into the fray of bringing students, faculty and staff members back together under extreme restrictions.
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Carol Zimmermann - Catholic News Service July 28, 2020
In a 5-4 decision, the Supreme Court upheld Nevada's limits on congregation sizes, denying a request by a Nevada church for permission to have larger gatherings that are currently permitted in the state's casinos, restaurants and other businesses.
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Carol Zimmermann - Catholic News Service July 24, 2020
“Counting the undocumented in the census and then denying them and the states in which they reside their rightful representation in Congress is counter to the Constitution and a grave injustice,” the statement said.
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Carol Zimmermann - Catholic News Service July 15, 2020
As a result of a public outcry and pressure, federal immigration authorities had agreed to rescind the directive and "return to the status quo."