The contest, titled “Witnesses to Freedom,” requires participants to “share the story of a witness to freedom.”
High school juniors, seniors invited to enter USCCB religious liberty essay
Supreme Court to consider whether employers who make Christians work Sunday violate religious liberty
The high court is scheduled to hear oral arguments in Groff v. DeJoy, a case concerning Gerald Groff, an evangelical Christian and former U.S. Postal Service worker, who was denied an accommodation to observe his Sunday Sabbath by not taking Sunday shifts.
Montse Alvarado named president, COO of EWTN News
Alvarado “will oversee EWTN’s global news media platforms, with holdings including Catholic News Agency, the National Catholic Register, the ACI Group, ChurchPop, and a lineup of television and radio news programming.”
Nation/World news briefs: Jan. 16, 2023
In focus: Catholics at March for Life, federal death penalty case, Nicaraguan bishop to stand trial
Notable quotes from Pope Benedict XVI
Here is a collection of notable quotes from Pope Benedict XVI from homilies, documents, messages and speeches from 2005 to 2013, the years he served as pope.
After vote, House sends Respect for Marriage Act to Biden for signature
Bishop Robert E. Barron of Winona-Rochester, Minnesota, said Dec. 1 that the measure “fails to include clear, comprehensive and affirmative conscience protections for religious organizations and individuals who uphold the sanctity of traditional marriage that are needed.”
Fordham report finds poverty growing globally, reversing recent gains
Declining access to food, greater discrimination against women and widening restrictions on religious freedom have contributed to a higher rate of poverty worldwide, said a new report issued by a Fordham University program.
Religious leaders must build community, unity, peace, pope says
“It is our duty to encourage and assist our human family — interdependent yet at the same time disconnected — to sail the sea together,” the pope said Nov. 4