Faith News
Dennis Sadowski - Catholic News ServiceSeptember 13, 2018
A Pennsylvania religious congregation planned to petition the U.S. Supreme Court to consider whether their religious freedom rights are being violated by the construction and pending use of a natural gas pipeline on its land.
Faith News
Dennis Sadowski - Catholic News ServiceSeptember 12, 2018
The Irish Catholic Bishops' Conference and Caritas India are among 19 Catholic institutions that have decided to divest from the fossil fuel industry.
Politics & Society News
Dennis Sadowski - Catholic News ServiceAugust 31, 2018
Fifty years ago in an act of civil disobedience, Bob Graf and 13 of his friends broke into nine neighboring draft boards in a Milwaukee office building, grabbed thousands of 1-A records of men about to be called up, doused them in homemade napalm in a nearby park and set them afire.
Francesco Cesareo, chair of the National Review Board, speaks June 13 during the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops' annual spring assembly in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. (CNS photo/Bob Roller)
Faith News
Dennis Sadowski - Catholic News ServiceAugust 24, 2018
An independent lay-run board that would hold bishops accountable for their actions, a national day for Mass or prayers of reparation, and encouragement to parishioners to become more involved in their diocese are among steps suggested by prominent lay Catholics to right the U.S. church as it deals
Politics & Society News
Dennis Sadowski - Catholic News ServiceJuly 27, 2018
In a July 25 ruling, a three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 3rd Circuit agreed with the lower court that the Adorers of the Blood of Christ had not made their religious objections known during the federal administrative process that led to Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Politics & Society News
Dennis Sadowski - Catholic News ServiceJuly 12, 2018
50 years ago, black priests wanted to feel accepted for who they were: African-American clergy who could share a rich cultural heritage but were feeling suppressed by white-dominated church leadership.
Politics & Society News
Dennis Sadowski - Catholic News ServiceJune 14, 2018
The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops voted today to revise their document on Catholics in public life, "Forming Consciences for Faithful Citizenship," in advance of the 2020 presidential election. 
Politics & Society News
Dennis Sadowski - Catholic News ServiceMay 23, 2018
The protestors object to widespread racism, voter suppression, anti-immigrant policies and inaction on poverty around the country.
Faith News
Dennis Sadowski - Catholic News ServiceApril 13, 2018
The organization said the current edition of the U.S. norms "needs more than minimal editing."
Faith News
Dennis Sadowski - Catholic News ServiceApril 13, 2018
The gathering at Georgetown University, "Though Many, One: Overcoming Polarization Through Catholic Social Thought," is meant to be a starting point to bring about Pope Francis' vision of the church.