- Jan 25, 2020
The Supreme Court’s conservative majority appeared ready Wednesday to reinvigorate a Montana scholarship program and make it easier to use public money to pay for religious schooling in many states.
A Supreme Court that seems more favorable to religion-based discrimination claims is set to hear a case that could make it easier to use public money to pay for religious schooling in many states.
A fire destroyed St. Mary’s Catholic Church on the Rocky Boy Indian Reservation in north-central Montana over the weekend.
Father Austin Vetter has been a Catholic priest for 26 years. One month ago came a phone call from Archbishop Christophe Pierre, the pope’s ambassador to the United States, wondering whether Vetter would agree to lead the Diocese of Helena in Montana as its next bishop.
Pope Francis has appointed Father Austin A. Vetter, a priest of the Diocese of Bismarck, North Dakota, to be the bishop of the Diocese of Helena, Montana.
A retired Catholic priest in Montana who pleaded guilty to receiving child pornography has been sentenced to five years in prison.