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Supreme Court Rules That Maine Cannot Discriminate Against Religious Schools Because They Teach Religion

WASHINGTON - The Supreme Court of the United States issued its decision in the case of Carson v. Makin, which challenged a decision by the First Circuit to allow the State of Maine to exclude religious schools from a tuition assistance benefit on the basis that those schools include religion as part of their instruction.

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U.S. Bishops’ Domestic Policy Chairman Commends Congressional Efforts to Address Gun Violence

WASHINGTON - Over the weekend, twenty senators announced a bipartisan proposal to address gun violence. Archbishop Paul S. Coakley.......

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Bishop Chairmen Plead for Peace as Attacks on Pro-Life Organizations Mount

WASHINGTON—In response to ongoing attacks on Catholic churches and pro-life pregnancy centers, Cardinal Timothy Dolan of New York, ......

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Say NO to Physician Assisted Suicide

 

The Massachusetts State Legislature is considering passing into law two deeply troubling bills this session which would legalize Physician Assisted Suicide.

The bills, House 2381 and Senate 1384, are identical in text and titled “An Act relative to end of life options”. “The Catholic Bishops of Massachusetts stand united in our strong opposition to Physician Assisted Suicide. It is an affront to life and a dangerous precedent for determining end of life issues. Physicians are trained to care for the ill, not to hasten death.”

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CARDINAL O'MALLEY STATEMENT ON UVALDE, TX SHOOTING

“Today’s tragedy in Uvalde, Texas leaves us all stunned by the unthinkable loss of so many innocent young lives and the teacher who devoted her life to educating and nurturing the children.

Our nation has too often become a place of unspeakable crimes of gun violence that have taken far too many lives, though none more heartbreaking than innocent children. We must take action to stop this senseless carnage.

 

Statement of USCCB on Shootings in Buffalo and Laguna Woods

May 16, 2022

WASHINGTON - In response to the shootings in Buffalo, NY and Laguna Woods, CA over the weekend, the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) offered the following statement from its spokesperson, Chieko Noguchi, director of public affairs.

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Pope, Vatican back U.N. appeal for Easter truce in Ukraine

Pope, Vatican back U.N. appeal for Easter truce in Ukraine

Carol Glatz, Catholic News Service WORLD THURSDAY 21ST OF APRIL 2022

VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- Pope Francis and the Vatican are urging world leaders to listen to the people's cry for peace, and they have backed an appeal by the head of the United Nations for an Easter truce in Ukraine.

Pope Francis first called for an Easter truce during his Angelus address at the Vatican April 10.

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Cardinal Seán O’Malley’s Holy Week Schedule from the Cathedral of the Holy Cross/CatholicTV broadcast Schedule

April 8, 2022

 

 

Cardinal Seán O’Malley’s Holy Week Schedule

from the Cathedral of the Holy Cross

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Palm Sunday, April 10, 2022, 11:30am

 

11:30 AM Solemn Mass with Blessing of Palms with Cardinal Seán O’Malley

 

Chrism Mass, April 12, 2022, 11:00am

 

Chrism Mass with Cardinal Seán O’Malley

MEDIA ADVISORY: Cardinal to celebrate the Feast of the Annunciation and lead the Archdiocese of Boston in Consecrating Ukraine and Russia to the Blessed Mother

 

March 24, 2022

MEDIA ADVISORY

Cardinal to celebrate the Feast of the Annunciation and lead the Archdiocese of Boston in Consecrating Ukraine and Russia to the Blessed Mother at the Holy Father’s urging for the Universal Church

When: Friday, March 25, 2022

Time: 12 noon

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