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The U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments Tuesday on the constitutionality of states defining and recognizing marriage as the union of one man and one woman. Commenting on the oral arguments before the Court, Archbishop Joseph E. Kurtz of Louisville, Kentucky, president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishop...read more
Articles from section "Politics and Law"
Two pieces of legislation amount to a step in the right direction toward meaningful criminal justice reform, said the bishop who chairs the Domestic Justice and Human Development Committee of …read more
After the suspect in the Boston Marathon bombing was found guilty last week, the Massachusetts Catholic Conference released a statement opposing the death penalty for the defendant. Dzhokhar …read more
Having obtained 15.4 million votes, Muhammadu Buhari has been elected President of Nigeria, while the current president, Goodluck Jonathon, was defeated with 13.3 million. According to Fides, …read more
Filipino President Benigno Aquino III has invited three prominent Catholic prelates in the country to join a council of leaders to study a proposed peace deal with the Moro rebel group. Among …read more
Nigerian Bishop Oliver Dashe Doeme of Maiduguri said that although Islamist extremist group Boko Haram tried to disrupt the presidential elections, they ultimately failed in their attempt. …read more