Faith News
Carol Zimmermann - Catholic News Service December 11, 2017
The 'crown jewel' of the basilica, the Trinity Dome, was dedicated Friday. It's made of more than 14 million pieces of Venetian glass.
People sing carols during midnight Mass on Christmas in 2014 at St. Patrick's Cathedral in New York. A newsletter issued in February by the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops' Committee on Divine Worship reminded Catholics that they have the obligation to attend Mass on the fourth Sunday of Advent, Dec. 24, and on Monday, Dec. 25, which is Christmas. (CNS photo/Carlo Allegri, Reuters)
Faith News
Carol Zimmermann - Catholic News Service December 06, 2017
The U.S. bishops already saw this coming at the beginning of the year and said Catholics should attend separate Masses for the two days.
Baker Jack Phillips decorates a cake in his Masterpiece Cakeshop Sept. 21 in Lakewood, Colo. The Supreme Court was set to hear oral arguments Dec. 5 in the case of the baker who cited religious freedom in his refusal to design a wedding cake for a same-sex couple. (CNS photo/Rick Wilking, Reuters)
Politics & Society Dispatches
Carol Zimmermann - Catholic News Service December 05, 2017
The questions in the Supreme Court oral arguments weighed anti-discrimination laws against freedom of speech and freedom of religious expression.
Politics & Society News
Carol Zimmermann - Catholic News Service December 05, 2017
Markle, recently engaged to Prince Harry, was a Kairos retreat leader and was close with her theology teacher, a former Catholic Worker.
Faith News
Carol Zimmermann - Catholic News Service December 04, 2017
Advent is a season of somber preparation, which isn't often reflected in inflatable Santas and luminary reindeer.
Britain's Prince Harry poses with Meghan Markle on Nov. 27 in the Sunken Garden of Kensington Palace in London after announcing their engagement. Markle attended Immaculate Heart High School in Los Angeles. (CNS photo/Toby Melville, Reuters)
Politics & Society News
Carol Zimmermann - Catholic News Service November 30, 2017
"We always tell our students to dream big but not necessarily about marrying a prince!"
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Politics & Society News
Carol Zimmermann - Catholic News Service November 17, 2017
It will be the first abortion-related case heard by the court with Neil Gorsuch on the bench.
Politics & Society News
Carol Zimmermann - Catholic News Service November 10, 2017
On the same day as the Texas church shooting when 26 people were killed and more than 20 were wounded, another shooting already had taken place in the parking lot of a Catholic church in Fresno, California.
Politics & Society News
Carol Zimmermann - Catholic News Service October 31, 2017
Ayestas, an immigrant from Honduras, was sentenced to death for strangling a woman after an apparent burglary in her home in Houston.
A protester wears a T-shirt at an Oct. 12 SoCal Health Care Coalition protest at the University of California San Diego in La Jolla, Calif. (CNS photo/Mike Blake, Reuters)
Politics & Society News
Carol Zimmermann - Catholic News Service October 23, 2017
Sixty-six percent of Americans want Trump and Congress to work on legislation to bolster the health insurance marketplaces.