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Sep 26, 2020 - 04:30 pm .- Judge Amy Coney Barrett pledged to serve all Americans if confirmed to the Supreme Court, following her nomination by President Donald Trump on Saturday.
Sep 26, 2020 - 03:25 pm .- President Donald Trump officially presented Judge Amy Coney Barrett as his nominee to fill the vacancy on the Supreme Court on Saturday, following the death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg last week.
Sep 26, 2020 - 01:30 pm .- A Catholic cathedral in California was defaced overnight, with swastikas, an upside-down cross, and other messages spray-painted on the church’s doors and entryways.
Sep 26, 2020 - 11:30 am .- President Donald Trump invoked faith as an enduring force for national stability and resilience during times of trial in a statement released by the White House on Saturday.
Sep 25, 2020 - 05:07 pm .- A man who wielded a baseball bat on the grounds of a Catholic seminary in Texas damaged a crucifix and several doors, but caused no harm to seminary students. The seminary asked for prayers for the unknown perpetrator and warned against a rush to judgment.
Sep 25, 2020 - 04:20 pm .- President Donald Trump is expected to nominate Judge Amy Coney Barrett Saturday to fill the vacancy on the Supreme Court left by the death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.
Sep 25, 2020 - 03:15 pm .- A letter released Friday by Black Pentecostal and charismatic Christian leaders has decried criticisms of Judge Amy Coney Barrett’s charismatic Catholicism, ahead of her possible appointment to the Supreme Court.
Sep 25, 2020 - 01:30 pm .- The U.S. religious freedom ambassador has warned against governments using the pandemic to crack down on religious minorities, in remarks on Friday during the United Nations General Assembly.
Sep 25, 2020 - 12:17 pm .- As election day looms, Catholic bishops throughout the country are issuing pastoral guidance on how Catholics should think about their vote, emphasizing the preeminent importance of “life issues” and Church teaching.
Sep 25, 2020 - 10:01 am .- The “preeminence” of the right to life is the teaching of the Church, the U.S. bishops’ pro-life chair stated ahead of October’s observance as Respect Life Month.
Sep 25, 2020 - 04:00 am .- It is hard to overstate the impact Fr. Gabriel Richard, a French missionary priest, had on the state of Michigan and the city of Detroit, in particular.
Sep 24, 2020 - 06:30 pm .- Legal experts have pushed back after a Catholic commentator said it is reasonable for the Senate to question potential Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett’s membership in the People of Praise, a charismatic covenant community based in South Bend, Indiana.
Sep 24, 2020 - 06:19 pm .- The chair of the US bishops’ migration committee emphasized the importance of immigrant workers in testimony submitted to a hearing of the House Judiciary Committee’s Subcommittee on Immigration and Citizenship held Wednesday.
Sep 24, 2020 - 04:07 pm .- The Archbishop of Louisville said Thursday he is praying for two police officers who were shot Wednesday night, and he urged peace and non-violence in a city that has seen escalating protests after a grand jury decision in the case of Breonna Taylor.
Sep 24, 2020 - 02:01 pm .- In an essay published this month, Bishop Thomas Paprocki of Springfield in Illinois argued that months-long lockdowns in response to the coronavirus are an extraordinary means of saving life, and are therefore not morally obligatory and should not be coerced by the state.
Sep 24, 2020 - 11:10 am .- Retired West Virginia Bishop Michael Bransfield told CNA Thursday that he is retired, wants to stay retired, and does not want to “do battle” with his successor, after Bishop Mark Brennan of Wheeling-Charleston called an apology from Bransfield, “self-serving” and “lacking in any contrition.”
Sep 24, 2020 - 11:08 am .- Archbishop John J Myers, emeritus archbishop of Newark, has died at 79.
Sep 24, 2020 - 11:01 am .- The Knights of Columbus announced Tuesday a “Novena for the Cause of Life” as part of Respect Life Month, observed in October.
Sep 24, 2020 - 09:01 am .- Sister Norma Pimentel, a member of the Missionaries of Jesus and executive director of Catholic Charities Rio Grande Valley, this week was named one of Time Magazine’s 100 Most Influential People for 2020.
Sep 23, 2020 - 04:00 pm .- After a controversial grand jury decision regarding the death of Breonna Taylor, Archbishop Joseph Kurtz of Louisville called for unity to work for racial justice and to combat racism, while many in the city of Louisville braced for protests. 

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