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Removal of the remains of statues destroyed at the grotto of Nativity parish in Burke, Va., Jan. 25, 2022.

Justice Department must take church vandalism seriously, Catholic group says

Feb 8, 2022

By Christine Rousselle

A Catholic organization says the Department of Justice is not doing enough to combat the recent incidents of vandalism at... Read more

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U.S. bishops praise Biden's repeal of travel ban

Jan 21, 2021

After President Joe Biden on his first day in office revoked a travel ban from certain Muslim-majority and African countries,... Read more

Sister Carol Keehan, CEO and president of CHA.

Catholic Health Association reverses course on mandate accommodation

Jun 15, 2012

By Kevin J. Jones

In a call for broader religious exemptions, the Catholic Health Association has backtracked from its initial support for the Obama... Read more

Archbishop Carlo Maria Viganò speaks to the U.S. bishops in Atlanta on June 13, 2012.

Nuncio applauds bishops' unified efforts to defend religious freedom

Jun 13, 2012

By Michelle La Rosa

Archbishop Carlo Maria Viganò, the Pope’s representative to the United States, urged the American bishops to view the difficulties facing... Read more

Cardinal Timothy Dolan

Government assault may have just begun, Cardinal Dolan warns

Feb 23, 2012

President Obama's contraception mandate may only be the beginning of a historic attack on religious freedom, Cardinal Timothy M. Dolan... Read more