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An artist's rendering of the planned renovation of the University of Maine's Newman Center chapel.

$1.25M donation will transform University of Maine's Newman Center chapel

Aug 28, 2021

By Christine Rousselle

The planned renovations include a “quiet, beautiful narthex where one can transition into the presence of God;” different entrances for... Read more

Basilique Saint-Pierre et Saint-Paul à Lewiston, Maine.

Maine diocese frozen out of COVID restrictions discussion

Nov 12, 2020

By Christine Rousselle

The Diocese of Portland, Maine, has expressed frustration at being excluded from conversations with the state governor over safe reopening... Read more

Bishop Robert Deeley of Portland, Maine at the 2019 USCCB General Assembly in June.

Maine bishop laments failed challenge to assisted suicide and abortion laws

Sep 18, 2019

Bishop Robert Deeley of Portland, Maine, has expressed his disappointment at the failure of efforts to force a public vote... Read more

Participants in the 2019 pilgrimage in Maine.

Maine teens hike 70 miles in pilgrimage of prayer to end addiction and depression

Sep 1, 2019

By Christine Rousselle

For the second year in a row, 11 Maine teens embarked on a 70-mile pilgrimage to pray for their communities... Read more

The Maine State House in Augusta.

Maine's pro-life movement 're-vitalized' to oppose abortion, assisted suicide laws

Aug 5, 2019

By Christine Rousselle

A pair of petition campaigns for a people’s veto referendum vote have kicked off in Maine with the support of... Read more

Blaine House, the official residence of the Governor of Maine. Via Shutterstock

Maine advances assisted suicide law

Jun 5, 2019

A bill legalizing assisted suicide in Maine moved to the governor’s desk on Tuesday after both houses of the state’s... Read more