- Jan 14, 2021
Drive south about two hours on Indiana highway from the Diocese of Lafayette headquarters, and you’ll wind up at the Terre Haute federal prison – the site of 10 federal executions since the government resumed the practice in July.
A Catholic priest who delivered the homily at U.S. Sen. Ted Kennedy’s funeral in 2009 has pleaded not guilty to child sexual abuse.
The Catholic Health Association issued an extensive list of priorities it would like President-elect Joe Biden’s administration to pursue.
Seeing the U.S. Capitol building being stormed by a rioting mob Jan. 6 brought a visceral reaction from Congressman Jeff Fortenberry, a Republican from Nebraska. Fortenberry, who is Catholic and often attends daily Mass at St. Peter’s Church on Capitol Hill, called the attack a “desecration.”
A joint statement from two U.S. bishops who head different committees of the U.S. bishops called for an end to the federal use of the death penalty as “long past time.”
A Catholic university in Cincinnati will appoint the first woman to lead the school in its 190-year history, school officials announced Monday.