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.
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Mark Pattison - Catholic News ServiceFebruary 07, 2019
According to Father Elias Mallon, a Franciscan Friar who is the external affairs officer of the Catholic Near East Welfare Association, the likelihood of a two-state solution of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict appears ever unlikely.
Faith News
Mark Pattison - Catholic News ServiceFebruary 05, 2019
Many of those attending a Feb. 3 workshop on the opioid crisis at the Catholic Social Ministry Gathering in Washington told personal stories of pain and loss.
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Mark Pattison - Catholic News ServiceFebruary 04, 2019
Sister Pimentel was given the Sister Margaret Cafferty Development of Peoples Award by the Catholic Campaign for Human Development.
Faith News
Mark Pattison - Catholic News ServiceFebruary 04, 2019
Two top Catholic Charities USA leaders outlined some of the short-term and long-term goals for the organization and its affiliates throughout the country Feb. 3 in Washington.
Faith News
Mark Pattison - Catholic News ServiceJanuary 07, 2019
The supreme knight of the Knights of Columbus said senators have no business questioning a federal judicial nominee's membership in the Knights.
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Mark Pattison - Catholic News ServiceDecember 17, 2018
The farm bill that passed both houses of Congress by wide margins doesn't have money in it to protect endangered species, but it did preserve one that had been on the threatened list: bipartisanship.