• On May 19, married couples from around the Diocese of Rochester had the opportunity to say “I do” all over again.

    George and Mary Bauer, who have been married for 60 years, smile after renewing their vows during the Marriage Recognition Mass at Sacred Heart Cathedral May 19. (Courier photo by Jeff Witherow)

  • A California bill would make the state the first since 1999 to require priests to choose between violating the law or violating the seal of the confessional.

    California state Democratic Sen. Jerry Hill presses his hands together as he listens on the senate floor of the California State Capitol Building in Sacramento May 9, 2019. (CNS photo by Chaz Muth)

    California state Democratic Sen. Jerry Hill presses his hands together as he listens on the senate floor of the California State Capitol Building in Sacramento May 9, 2019. (CNS photo by Chaz Muth)

  •   By passing a bill to ban abortion in nearly all circumstances, the Alabama Legislature has recognized that abortion is "the extinguishing of a unique human life," said the president...

    A pro-life sign is displayed during the 2019 annual March for Life rally in Washington Jan. 18. (CNS photo by Tyler Orsburn)

    A pro-life sign is displayed during the 2019 annual March for Life rally in Washington Jan. 18. (CNS photo by Tyler Orsburn)