Politics & Society News
Carol Zimmermann - Catholic News Service December 01, 2019
The poll showed 60% prefer that convicted murders receive a sentence of life imprisonment, while 36% said capital punishment would be better.
Politics & Society News
Carol Zimmermann - Catholic News Service November 21, 2019
A federal judge Nov. 20 temporarily blocked the executions of four federal death-row inmates scheduled for December and January, saying the lethal injections they were to receive goes against the Federal Death Penalty Act.
Faith News
Carol Zimmermann - Catholic News Service November 20, 2019
The mother of five and wife of comedian Jim Gaffigan said she has a charism and a vocation to work with post-confirmation teens
Bishop Shelton J. Fabre of Houma-Thibodaux, La., chair of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops' Ad Hoc Committee Against Racism, speaks during the fall general assembly of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops in Baltimore Nov. 13, 2019. (CNS photo/Bob Roller)
Faith News
Carol Zimmermann - Catholic News Service November 14, 2019
The document, titled "Open Wide Our Hearts: The Enduring Call to Love—A Pastoral Letter Against Racism," sold out its first 2,000 copies eight months after it was printed and was recently sent out for a second printing.
Faith News
Carol Zimmermann - Catholic News Service November 13, 2019
At the start of their meeting Nov. 11, the bishops raised pressing issues that included the priesthood shortage, gun violence and the need to provide support services for pregnant women.
Politics & Society News
Carol Zimmermann - Catholic News Service November 13, 2019
Justice Sonia Sotomayor said more explanation was needed about ending DACA because she said it was "a choice to destroy lives."
Faith News
Carol Zimmermann - Catholic News Service November 12, 2019
In a news conference after the presentation, Bishop Barron said he wasn't surprised by the lengthy conversation about bringing people back to church
Arts & Culture News
Carol Zimmermann - Catholic News Service October 25, 2019
It's not every day that a documentary film director gets a congratulatory phone call from legendary filmmaker Ken Burns. But that's what happened in mid-October for Elizabeth Coffman, an associate professor of film and digital media at Loyola University Chicago, who got a call from a New Hampshire
Faith Culture
Carol Zimmermann - Catholic News Service October 22, 2019
Msgr. Rossetti had been riding his bike to catch games of the newly named Nationals (previously the Montreal Expos) when they came to the city in 2005 and played at RFK Stadium, three years before Nationals Park opened, so he jumped at the chance to be part of this ministry.
Politics & Society News
Carol Zimmermann - Catholic News Service October 03, 2019
The upcoming canonization ceremonies for John Henry Cardinal Newman has become an occasion for Catholic colleges to re-examine the life and purpose of the newest saint for students everywhere.