Archive of July 21, 2017

Catholic women's conference to be held in New Mexico

Jul 21, 2017 - 06:40 pm .- The Women of Grace apostolate will mark 30 years at its national conference this year, an event which aims to help women celebrate their “gift of authentic femininity.”  

Bishop: Senate mustn't repeal health care law without suitable replacement

Jul 21, 2017 - 04:52 pm .- The US bishops' representative for domestic justice has asked Senators not to vote to repeal the current health care law unless they have an alternative in place that offers acceptable levels of coverage.

Bishop Conley: 50 years after Land O'Lakes, Catholic education needs renewal

Jul 21, 2017 - 04:05 pm .- The 50th anniversary of a historic statement that changed Catholic higher education in America represents both a cautionary tale and a chance to reflect on Catholic renewal, said Bishop James D. Conley of Lincoln, Nebraska.

Venezuelan bishops offer day of prayer, fasting as riots continue

Jul 21, 2017 - 01:17 pm .- Venezuela's bishops have organized a day of prayer and fasting amid ongoing, violent riots throughout the country as opposition to President Nicolas Maduro hardens.

Could a California bill make Catholic conduct codes illegal?

Jul 21, 2017 - 12:02 pm .- Pro-abortion groups are lobbying for a California law that Catholic leaders warn would open employers like Catholic schools to lawsuits for asking teachers to follow their codes of conduct.

100 descendants and counting: The remarkable story of Pat Klingbeil

Jul 21, 2017 - 10:30 am .- When most people hear about a stereotypical “large Catholic family,” they might picture a van that seats six or eight kids. Most wouldn’t think of having so many great-grandchildren that you’ve lost count.

Why we should care about the spike in women prisoners

Jul 21, 2017 - 03:01 am .- While there is talk of criminal justice reform in the U.S., something must also be done about a decades-long spike in female inmates, experts and members of Congress of both parties said.

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