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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.
FaithNews
Carol Zimmermann - Catholic News Service
Catholic school enrollment figures for the current school year—significantly impacted by the pandemic—dropped 6.4% or more than 111,000 students from the previous school year, which is the largest single year decline in almost 50 years.
FaithNews
Carol Zimmermann - Catholic News Service
“We are a community; everyone here is important,” said St. Brigid’s pastor, Josephite Father Kenneth Keke. “Whatever belongs to the parish belongs to everyone; in our parish, the success of anyone is the success of all.”
Politics & SocietyNews
Carol Zimmermann - Catholic News Service
“There can be no justice on the fly in matters of life and death.”