FaithNews
Carol Zimmermann - Catholic News Service
John Garvey, president of The Catholic University of America in Washington since 2010, announced Sept. 22 that he will be stepping down from the role he described as “an honor and a privilege” at the end of June.
Politics & SocietyNews
Carol Zimmermann - Catholic News Service
In a late-night decision Sept. 1, the Supreme Court ruled against blocking a Texas law banning abortions at six weeks of pregnancy.
Politics & SocietyNews
Carol Zimmermann - Catholic News Service
The Supreme Court announced Aug. 12 that it will not hear an appeal from a group of students at Indiana University who are opposed to the university’s Covid-19 vaccine mandate.
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Carol Zimmermann - Catholic News Service
Missing for decades, the university’s long-rumored possession of the blue gingham dress worn by Judy Garland as Dorothy in “The Wizard of Oz” showed up in a white trash bag stashed high in a theater department’s office.
Politics & SocietyNews
Carol Zimmermann - Catholic News Service
Activists who oppose the death penalty said the Justice Department’s temporary stop of federal executions is a step in the right direction — but not enough.
FaithNews
Carol Zimmermann - Catholic News Service
The 54-year-old priest said in a May 9 letter to the university community that based on the results of this review, he would begin taking part outpatient therapy program for alcohol use and stress management.
Politics & SocietyNews
Carol Zimmermann - Catholic News Service
The Leadership Conference of Women Religious and the National Black Sisters Conference issued a joint statement May 5 on the importance of ensuring that all people enjoy the right to vote “regardless of their race, zip code, economic status or party affiliation.”
Politics & SocietyNews
Carol Zimmermann - Catholic News Service
As Catholic colleges grapple with how to reopen in the fall, many are already saying they will require their students to be vaccinated for COVID-19 and some schools are also mandating that staff members be vaccinated.
Politics & SocietyNews
Carol Zimmermann - Catholic News Service
Dr. Anthony Fauci, the nation's top infectious disease expert, has called the Mississippi and Texas orders "ill-advised."
Politics & SocietyNews
Carol Zimmermann - Catholic News Service
In a divided midnight vote Feb. 11, the justices upheld a lower court's ruling that Willie Smith III's pastor should be with him in the execution chamber, which the state opposed.