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Peter Jesserer Smith
The Black Catholic tradition comes from Black Catholics and is open to all, but parish closures risk losing a treasure to be shared.
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Lauretta Brown
Adversity shown to contingent at ‘most hostile’ Democratic National Convention ever.
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Judy Roberts
Proponents say the November election’s outcome will determine the future of many schools.
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Joseph Pronechen
Dioceses in Colorado, Kansas and Wisconsin gird for prayer.
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JD Flynn/CNA
Father Jeremy Leatherby of Sacramento says he stands by his claim that Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI is the true pope.
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Catholic News Agency
The South Dakota diocese is the first to lift the general dispensation brought in across U.S. dioceses in the wake of the pandemic.
Nation
Catholic News Agency
State attorney general: ‘Arkansas has taken a strong stance to protect the unborn from inhumane treatment.’
Nation
Lauretta Brown
The Commission on Unalienable Rights’ first draft report has prompted backlash from organizations and religious representatives, who criticized the report’s emphasis on religious liberty.
Nation
Lauretta Brown
Three months out from election day, the presidential candidates have turned up the rhetoric and crafted policies on the handling of the coronavirus, riots, police reform and the concerns of Black communities.
Nation
Joseph O’Brien
The blessings of celebrating the purpose and promise of the Real Presence made real and present on the altar of sacrifice each day.
Nation
Jim Graves
Church leaders offer an inspiring lineup at the virtual event planned for mid-August.
Nation
Wayne Laugesen
The U.S. Supreme Court’s rejection of legal challenges against the reinstitution of federal executions has renewed the national debate over the death penalty.
Nation
Jim Graves
The Register spoke to a few dioceses across the country to see how they are coping with the situation.
Nation
Kate Scanlon
They point out that The New York Times article cited only a tiny percentage of known cases as stemming from religious gatherings and didn’t acknowledge the scope of preventive measures that are being implemented.
Nation
Joan Frawley Desmond
While the New York Archdiocese closes 20 more schools, citing canceled fundraisers and suspended parish collections, parents in one Yonkers school lobby for a second chance.
Nation
Clare Walker
Virtual events for Catholics abound this summer — starting this weekend.
Nation
Jim Graves
‘We need to make this a moment for purification and renewal of … Mission San Gabriel,’ said Archbishop José Gomez, ‘and renewal of the mission that is each one of our lives.’
Nation
Mary Rose Short
One priest believes ‘that prayers and priestly blessings are always the appropriate response to vandalization of holy things and images of saints.’
Nation
Wayne Laugesen
The June 30 decision overturns the longtime prohibition of state-funded scholarships and vouchers for tuition assistance at Catholic and other faith-based schools.
Nation
Peter Jesserer Smith
Rep. Chris Smith, R-N.J., says his commitment to fighting trafficking and protecting the unborn child are deeply rooted in his Catholic faith.
Nation
Lauretta Brown
Victory prevailed this week in their seven-year legal battle, but what will come next for the cause for conscience?
Nation
Lauretta Brown
Legal analysts are disconcerted by the arguments the chief justice utilized in casting the deciding vote that struck down a pro-life state law.
Nation
Peter Jesserer Smith
The Knights of Peter Claver is a family-based Catholic organization born from the Black Catholic patrimony and open to all Catholic men and women.
Nation
Joseph O’Brien
The Church offers guidance on how to maintain the common good in society while also safeguarding individual liberties as a basis for any significant discussion about law enforcement reform.
Nation
Mary Rose Short
A pair of cases in Oregon highlights a problem that persists over conscience rights, even at Catholic hospitals, despite recent efforts by the federal government to enhance protections for such health-care workers.
Nation
Judy Roberts
Ralph Martin and Renewal Ministries have drawn attention to the 44-year-old prognostication, which now appears especially prophetic.
Nation
Joseph O’Brien
As June is traditionally the ‘ordination season’ for most U.S. dioceses, the guidelines from the Thomistic Institute on holy orders couldn’t have come at a better time.
Nation
Peter Jesserer Smith
Part 2 of a Register series on why ‘small’ dynamics in parishes make them thrive.
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Peter Jesserer Smith
The Catholic Church in the U.S. is ‘super-sizing’ its parishes, but small parishes have some critical advantages in passing on the Catholic faith.
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Colm Flynn
At 94 years of age, Dr. Melissa Freeman works each and every day, serving others.