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  • Five states file lawsuit over Obama administration’s transgender regulations 

    Aug 25, 2016 3:34

    Five states file lawsuit over Obama administration’s transgender regulations 

    (AP) Texas and four other American states filed a lawsuit on Tuesday seeking to roll back the Obama administration’s efforts to strengthen transgender rights, saying new federal health rules could force doctors to act contrary to their medical judgment or […]

     
  • Vatican sends rescue team to Italian quake zone

    Aug 25, 2016 3:21

    Vatican sends rescue team to Italian quake zone

    (Crux) Sniffer dogs, earthmovers and other heavy equipment are arriving to the zone of Italy where a 6.2-magnitude earthquake struck early Wednesdaymorning, to help with the rescue effort and provide for those left homeless. Latest counts are that 73 people […]

     
  • Unions at Catholic workplaces called ‘magisterium in word and deed’

    Aug 22, 2016 0:01

    Unions at Catholic workplaces called ‘magisterium in word and deed’

    (CNS) According to a new report by the Catholic Labor Network, about 500 Catholic workplaces in the country are unionized. That number represents a relatively low share of the total number of Catholic institutions in America, since there are some […]

     
  • A drop-off in faith participation reported for younger Catholics

    Aug 19, 2016 2:25

    A drop-off in faith participation reported for younger Catholics

    (America Magazine) A new survey confirms what many have suspected: Catholics born in the 1980s and ’90s are less likely to be active in parish life and are more doubtful about God’s existence than their older peers. That’s according to […]

     
  • Dallas bishop vows to focus on laity in new Vatican post

    Aug 19, 2016 2:12

    Dallas bishop vows to focus on laity in new Vatican post

    (AP) Dallas Bishop Kevin Farrell said after being named by Pope Francis to head a new Vatican office for families and laity that, above all, he’ll promote the pope’s desire to ensure that ordinary Catholics are an integral part of […]

     
  • Violence in Milwaukee unrest ‘a self-inflicted wound,’ says archbishop

    Aug 17, 2016 4:32

    Violence in Milwaukee unrest ‘a self-inflicted wound,’ says archbishop

    (CNS) Archbishop Jerome Listecki of Milwaukee called the violence that broke out in the city as part of protests over the fatal police shooting of an African-American man “a self-inflicted wound.” “Violence is never tolerated. Protests are certainly the right […]