A photo panel shows Pennsylvania Bishops Ronald W. Gainer of Harrisburg, David A. Zubik of Pittsburgh, Joseph C. Bambera of Scranton, Alfred A. Schlert of Allentown, Edward C. Malesic of Greensburg and Lawrence T. Persico of Erie.
Faith News
Mark Pattison - Catholic News ServiceAugust 14, 2019
The grand jury report, released Aug. 14, 2018, was based on a monthslong investigation into alleged abuse in the dioceses of Pittsburgh, Allentown, Scranton, Erie, Harrisburg and Greensburg, Pennsylvania. It covered a 70-year period starting in 1947.
A woman who supports abortion access stands alongside pro-life supporters during a rally outside the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington in June 2018. (CNS photo/Toya Sarno Jordan, Reuters)
Politics & Society News
Mark Pattison - Catholic News ServiceAugust 13, 2019
According to the survey, which was released Aug. 13, 54 percent of Americans believe abortion should be legal in all or most cases, while 40 percent believe it should be illegal in most or all cases—numbers essentially unchanged since 2014.
Faith News
Mark Pattison - Catholic News ServiceJuly 17, 2019
For a population that has seen growing displacement, poverty, fighting and chaos over much of the past six years, it is a relief, Bishop Nongo-Aziagbia told Catholic News Service.
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Mark Pattison - Catholic News ServiceJuly 16, 2019
On a scale where 0 is best and 10 is worst, the U.S. score on individual and social group hostilities soared from 3.3 in 2007 to 8.4 in 2017 -- the most recent year studied -- which qualified as the highest in the region.
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Mark Pattison - Catholic News ServiceJuly 12, 2019
Great Catholic Music, an audio web streaming service, is a project of the Living Bread Radio Network, a group of Catholic radio stations in northeast Ohio.
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Mark Pattison - Catholic News ServiceJuly 11, 2019
The Catholic Legal Immigration Network joined three other organizations in filing a lawsuit against the federal government over a memo that the groups say changes the rules retroactively for unaccompanied immigrant minors seeking asylum.
Politics & Society News
Mark Pattison - Catholic News ServiceJune 12, 2019
As has been the case for years now, a small group of protesters dismissive of the U.S. bishops' efforts to enact reforms in their handling of sexual abuse cases gather outside the Baltimore hotel where they conduct their general meeting. This spring is no different.
Politics & Society News
Mark Pattison - Catholic News ServiceApril 29, 2019
What's taking place outside the constant scrutiny of news cameras and commentators is the number of immigrant communities already well-established in the country.
Faith News
Mark Pattison - Catholic News ServiceApril 22, 2019
It brings into sharp focus that, while the methods have changed over the past 2,000 years, torture remains part of prison life.
Politics & Society News
Mark Pattison - Catholic News ServiceApril 05, 2019
An estimated 100,000 apprehensions of immigrants by U.S. Customs and Border Patrol agents at the U.S.-Mexico border in March is the highest figure in one month in a decade.