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Jessica Tapia displays a sign outside the Garden Grove Unified School District board meeting on behalf of the Teachers Don’t Lie program.

California teacher fired for religious beliefs gets six-figure payout in court

May 16, 2024

By Kate Quiñones

After refusing to comply with a preferred pronoun rule, Jessica Tapia was fired by the Jurupa Unified School District from... Read more

Lisieux House ladies holding up a picture of St. Therese of Lisieux from a feast day celebration they had in her honor.

Lisieux House: Convent turned young adult community celebrates 10 years 

Feb 27, 2024

By Kate Quiñones

A small community of young adult women in Seattle has brought life back into an old convent for nearly a... Read more

Father Jesús Mariscal recently helped a homeless woman give birth to twins outside St. Paul Cathedral in Yakima, Washington .

Priest delivers twin babies outside cathedral in Washington state

Nov 20, 2023

By Catholic Extension

Father Jesús Mariscal is the parochial vicar at St. Paul Cathedral in Yakima, Washington. Read more


Washington state House passes bill to allow hiding minors’ gender transitions from parents 

Apr 17, 2023

By Jonah McKeown

A bill under consideration in Washington state would allow licensed youth shelters to withhold information from parents about gender transition.  Read more

Barronelle Stutzman, a Christian and florist from Washington state who was sued after declining to create flower arrangements for a same-sex marriage.

Washington florist who declined to serve same-sex wedding will pay settlement, retire

Nov 18, 2021

By Kevin J. Jones

A Christian florist who was sued after declining to create flower arrangements for a same-sex wedding ceremony and subsequently spent... Read more

Bishop Thomas Daly of Spokane. CNA file photo.

Spokane bishop asks Catholic schools to follow state vaccine mandate, affirms exercise of religious exemption

Aug 26, 2021

By Jonah McKeown

Bishop Thomas Daly of Spokane wrote on Tuesday that Catholic schools in the diocese will be expected to comply with... Read more