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Nov 3, 2020 - 10:10 pm .- Voters in Washington approved a ballot measure that will require “comprehensive sex education” in public schools. Washington’s Catholic bishops opposed the measure.
Nov 1, 2020 - 04:11 pm .- Washington state voters have a chance to reject a new “comprehensive” sex education law this Election Day, and the state’s Catholic bishops say they should. Meanwhile, Nevada voters can decide whether to preserve constitutional language recognizing marriage as a union of one man and one woman, although the state is required by a 2015 Supreme Court decision to recognize same-sex marriage.
Oct 28, 2020 - 03:30 pm .- Gail Blais and her husband James wanted to adopt her biological great-granddaughter, who is now just over one year old and currently in foster care. They were prevented from doing so by the state of Washington, because of their religious views against hormone therapy for gender dysphoria.
Mar 19, 2020 - 02:30 pm .- The lieutenant governor of Washington announced on Thursday that he will not seek re-election and instead will enter the Society of Jesus this autumn. 
Oct 17, 2019 - 12:08 am .- Gonzaga University Law School in Spokane is partnering with Catholic Charities of Eastern Washington to offer immigration legal assistance to low-income individuals, as well as training in immigration law for students.
Feb 8, 2019 - 03:04 am .- The Catholic bishops of Washington state are expressing support for a senate bill that would repeal the death penalty.
Nov 22, 2016 - 04:50 pm .- The stories of poor people – and the need for Christians to help them – are the focus of the Washington state bishops’ newest pastoral letter.
Mar 12, 2015 - 06:25 am .- On Thursday the Vatican announced that Bishop Thomas Anthony Daly has been tapped to lead Spokane’s Catholic population, while Fr. John Stowe O.F.M., Conv. will take the reins in Lexington.
Oct 31, 2014 - 01:18 pm .- Mark Miloscia, a candidate for Washington's state senate, has been attacked for his Catholic faith and adherence to Church teaching on a website belittling his faith as incompatible with representing his district.
Jul 2, 2014 - 04:03 pm .- Celebrating the 75th anniversary of the Archdiocese of Washington, D.C., Cardinal Donald W. Wuerl exhorted the faithful to be “vigilant” in protecting their God-given religious liberty, invoking the faith of the first U.S. Catholics.
Jul 11, 2012 - 04:32 pm .- The Archdiocese of Washington, D.C. says it no longer employs a priest who became known for denying Holy Communion to a partnered lesbian woman.

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