Politics & Society News
National Council on Disability: Assisted suicide laws pose ‘danger and harm’ to people with disabilitiesJulie Asher - Catholic News ServiceOctober 18, 2019
The National Council on Disability said in a new study that "the dangers and harms" physician-assisted suicide laws present to people with disabilities "appear to be as significant today" as they were in 1997 and 2005, when the council earlier analyzed the harms of such laws.
Politics & Society NewsJulie Asher - Catholic News ServiceSeptember 19, 2019
An overwhelming number of people--including faith-based health care professionals--believe that conscience rights for medical personnel should be protected.
Faith NewsJulie Asher - Catholic News ServiceJuly 29, 2019
As the Archdiocese of St. Louis released a list of names of archdiocesan clergy with substantiated allegations of sexual abuse of a minor July 26, Archbishop Robert J. Carlson acknowledged that seeing the names "will be painful" and publishing them "will not change the past."
Politics & Society NewsJulie Asher - Catholic News ServiceJuly 22, 2019
Bishop Vasquez ended his statement referring to Pope Francis' words that "we must work for 'globalization of solidarity' with refugees, not a globalization of indifference."
Faith NewsJulie Asher - Catholic News ServiceJune 21, 2019
Msgr. John Kozar, president of Catholic Near East Welfare Association, and publisher of CNEWA's ONE magazine, is the 2019 winner of the Catholic Press Association's Bishop John England Award.
Faith NewsJulie Asher - Catholic News ServiceMay 20, 2019
The "first and most important thing" is "getting out in the field and meeting the people," Archbishop Gregory said.
Politics & Society NewsJulie Asher - Catholic News ServiceMay 15, 2019
Police searched the offices of the Catholic Diocese of Dallas on Wednesday after an investigation into child sexual abuse allegations against a former priest uncovered claims against others, a police commander said.
Faith NewsJulie Asher - Catholic News ServiceFebruary 12, 2019
"We need to address prevention by helping children to learn simultaneously -- how do you keep yourself safe from others while learning to manage yourself?"
Politics & Society NewsJulie Asher - Catholic News ServiceFebruary 07, 2019
In a new series on child sexual abuse called "Children at Risk," the Catholic News Service reports on how extensive the abuse is in the United States and particularly in the Catholic Church.
Politics & Society NewsJulie Asher - Catholic News ServiceFebruary 04, 2019
"Abortion has always been built on a lie. Today, the lie is switching from 'abortion is a choice' to 'abortion is health care,'" said Archbishop Joseph F. Naumann of Kansas City, Kansas.