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Mark Pattison - Catholic News ServiceSeptember 16, 2020
A Pew Research Center study released in September shows that teens' religious practice is less than that of their parents. The lessened observance cuts across all denominational lines.
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Mark Pattison - Catholic News ServiceSeptember 03, 2020
The chairman of the U.S. Bishops' Committee on Domestic Justice and Human Development, Archbishop Paul S. Coakley, has said that companies are using the excuse of the pandemic to take advantage of their workers.
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Mark Pattison - Catholic News ServiceSeptember 01, 2020
At a Georgetown forum on church reform, panelists discuss the resistance among some in the Catholic Church to Pope Francis' proposals.
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Mark Pattison - Catholic News ServiceAugust 31, 2020
Traditional ways of campaigning are upended in a pandemic, so candidates have to find other ways to reach out to prospective voters.
Boston College basketball players are seen March 6, 2020, in Greensboro, N.C. (CNS photo/Jim Dedmon, USA TODAY Sports via Reuters)
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Mark Pattison - Catholic News ServiceAugust 18, 2020
Some notable exceptions, including the University of Notre Dame and Boston College, still plan to play this fall.
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Mark Pattison - Catholic News ServiceAugust 13, 2020
Joe Biden’s choice of Sen. Kamala Harris, D-California, as his vice presidential running mate elicited broad smiles from key black Catholics. Others, though, started criticizing her record nearly as soon as the pick was publicized Aug. 11.
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Mark Pattison - Catholic News ServiceAugust 07, 2020
A recent Pew survey shows that Americans favor restrictions when it comes to worship services during the pandemic.
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Mark Pattison - Catholic News ServiceJuly 24, 2020
Alyssa Nakken became the first woman to appear in uniform on the field during a major league baseball game when she coached first base in the late innings of an exhibition game between the San Francisco Giants and the Oakland Athletics.
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Mark Pattison - Catholic News ServiceJuly 16, 2020
The economic strains of the pandemic have affected every entity, and despite some disruptions and upheavals, the American church is coping with new realities.
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Mark Pattison - Catholic News ServiceJuly 06, 2020
Bishops from around the world are demanding that governments pay attention to the plight of workers in the international supply chain, stating that "acts of violence and suffering" are the result of behaviors of irresponsible companies.