Faith News
Carol Zimmermann - Catholic News Service June 12, 2019
The bishops' proposed draft about the death penalty states that "today it is no longer just nor reasonable to apply the death penalty," stressing that it is not needed to protect society and its application is "inequitable and flawed."
Faith News
Carol Zimmermann - Catholic News Service May 22, 2019
During his installation ceremony as the new archbishop of Washington, Archbishop Wilton D. Gregory acknowledged the struggles that have recently impacted the Catholic Church and urged Catholic leaders and laity not to lose faith.
Politics & Society News
Carol Zimmermann - Catholic News Service May 15, 2019
Although the Supreme Court justices chose not to take up two petitions for review submitted by death-row inmates from Alabama and Tennessee May 13, they didn't do so with a simple one-sentence rejection.
Politics & Society News
Carol Zimmermann - Catholic News Service May 08, 2019
Catholic leaders are calling for prayer and action in response to the May 7 school shooting inside a charter school near Denver. One teenager died and eight other students were wounded.
Politics & Society News
Carol Zimmermann - Catholic News Service May 06, 2019
The announcement of a new conscience protection rule May 2 protecting health care workers who object to abortion procedures on religious grounds was welcome news to U.S. Catholic bishops and the president of the Catholic Health Association.
Arts & Culture News
Carol Zimmermann - Catholic News Service April 12, 2019
The perfect pitch Dominican Sister Mary Jo Sobieck threw prior to a Chicago White Sox game last summer not only went viral but is still out of the park.
Politics & Society News
Carol Zimmermann - Catholic News Service April 03, 2019
In two recent actions, the U.S. Supreme Court revealed its death penalty decisions are hardly cut and dried.
Politics & Society News
Carol Zimmermann - Catholic News Service March 27, 2019
For now, the Justice Department's letter won't change anything for those insured through the ACA, but the issue will likely gain political attention as it works its way through the courts.
Politics & Society News
Carol Zimmermann - Catholic News Service March 14, 2019
Georgetown University is "deeply troubled" to learn that a former tennis coach was involved in the widespread college admission scandal which has entangled many nationally known colleges and universities.
Politics & Society News
Carol Zimmermann - Catholic News Service March 01, 2019
In a 5-3 ruling, the U.S. Supreme Court has sent a death row case back to the lower courts to determine whether an inmate's history of strokes and dementia while being on death row is cause for tossing out his death sentence.