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California Bishops Applaud Governor for Moratorium On Death Penalty

California Governor Gavin Newsom SACRAMENTO, Calif. (CNS) -- The Catholic bishops of California welcomed the March 13 decision...

Judge Sentences Cardinal Pell to Six Years in Prison on Abuse Charges

MELBOURNE, Australia (CNS) -- Cardinal George Pell, 77, was sentenced to six years in prison March 13, just...

Georgetown University Troubled by Coach’s Involvement in College Scam

WASHINGTON (CNS) -- Officials at Georgetown University were “deeply troubled” to learn that the school’s former tennis coach,...

For Lent, Irish Catholics Urged to Abandon ‘Weapons of Mass Distraction’

DUBLIN (CNS) -- Alcohol, smoking and chocolates are some of the most well-known vices that people traditionally give...

Catholic Charities CEO Urges All to ‘Shatter Stereotypes’ About Immigrants

By Jacob Comello,Catholic News Service WASHINGTON -- Dominican Sister Donna Markham, president and CEO of...

Pope Names Bishops for Memphis, Fresno and Auxiliary For Los Angeles

WASHINGTON (CNS) -- Just over four months after Pope Francis forced Bishop Martin D. Holley to step...

Summit Affirms Need to Hold Bishops Accountable, U.S. Cardinal Says

By Cindy WoodenCatholic News Service VATICAN CITY – The Vatican summit on child protection and...

Pope: No More Excuses; Time for ‘All-Out Battle’ Against Crime Of Abuse

By Carol GlatzCatholic News Service VATICAN CITY -- The time has come for an “all-out...

McCarrick Removed From the Priesthood after Being Found Guilty of Abuse

By Cindy WoodenCatholic News Service VATICAN CITY -- Pope Francis has confirmed the removal from...

Statement from the California Catholic Conference of Bishops on SB-360

Editor’s Note: On February 20, California Democratic State Senator Gerald “Jerry” Hill introduced SB 360, “Removing Clergy Exemption...