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The Church tells us “by reason of their special vocation it belongs to the laity to seek the Kingdom of God by engaging in temporal affairs and directing them according to God’s will.” The laity participates in them in a special way so as to illuminate and order all temporal things with which they are closely assoc...read more
Articles from section "Politics and Law"
Here is the text of the homily read at the 2014 Red Mass at the Cathedral of St. Matthew the Apostle in Washington, D.C., attended by justices of the US Supreme Court. The Mass was last …read more
The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) submitted comments October 8 to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and two other federal agencies on the Obama …read more
The bishops of Virginia responded to Monday's decision by the US Supreme Court to decline to hear cases of states seeking to uphold their bans on same-sex "marriage." Bishop Paul S. Loverde …read more
Bosnia-Herzegovina urgently needs political reform and significant support from the European Union, one of the country’s leading Church leaders said. Bishop Franjo Komarica of Banja Luka …read more
Today, the United States Supreme Court decided not to hear cases from several states seeking to uphold their amendments that define marriage as the union of a man and a woman. The lower court …read more