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Seattle's Union Gospel Mission. Credit: Darryl Brooks/Shutterstock.

Wash. court okays bisexual lawyer’s discrimination suit against Christian homeless mission

American conflicts over religious freedom continue, as the Washington Supreme Court has reversed a ruling that blocked a bisexual lawyer’s... Read more

Washington approves sex-ed measure, despite objection from state's bishops

Voters in Washington approved a ballot measure that will require “comprehensive sex education” in public schools. Washington’s Catholic bishops opposed... Read more

Sex ed on the ballot in Washington, definition of marriage in Nevada 

Washington state voters have a chance to reject a new “comprehensive” sex education law this Election Day, and the state’s... Read more

Parents holding child's hand.

Supreme Court adoption case could have national impact on religious liberty

Gail Blais and her husband James wanted to adopt her biological great-granddaughter, who is now just over one year old... Read more

Cyrus Habib addressing a Defend DACA rally in  Seattle, Wash on Sept. 5, 2017.

Washington Lt. Gov. Cyrus Habib to leave office, join the Jesuits

The lieutenant governor of Washington announced on Thursday that he will not seek re-election and instead will enter the Society... Read more

Gonzaga, Catholic Charities team up to offer immigration legal assistance

Gonzaga University Law School in Spokane is partnering with Catholic Charities of Eastern Washington to offer immigration legal assistance to... Read more

Washington state bishops support repeal of death penalty

The Catholic bishops of Washington state are expressing support for a senate bill that would repeal the death penalty.  Read more

Washington state's bishops listened to the poor. Here’s what they heard.

The stories of poor people – and the need for Christians to help them – are the focus of the... Read more

St. Peter's Square.

Pope Francis names new bishops for Spokane, Lexington dioceses

On Thursday the Vatican announced that Bishop Thomas Anthony Daly has been tapped to lead Spokane’s Catholic population, while Fr.... Read more

This image on an anti-Mark Miloscia website has since been taken down.

Candidate in Washington state lampooned for his Catholic faith

Mark Miloscia, a candidate for Washington's state senate, has been attacked for his Catholic faith and adherence to Church teaching... Read more

Cardinal Donald W. Wuerl.

DC cardinal recalls faith of early US Catholics

Celebrating the 75th anniversary of the Archdiocese of Washington, D.C., Cardinal Donald W. Wuerl exhorted the faithful to be “vigilant”... Read more

Fr. Marcel Guarnizo.

Priest who denied communion to lesbian no longer with DC archdiocese

The Archdiocese of Washington, D.C. says it no longer employs a priest who became known for denying Holy Communion to... Read more