• In a 5-4 decision June 29, the Supreme Court ruled that a Louisiana law requiring that doctors who perform abortions have admitting privileges at nearby hospitals could not stand.

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    Pro-life activists gather outside the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington June 29, 2020. (CNS photo by Carlos Barria, Reuters)

  • The head of the Catholic Health Association has urged President Donald Trump to reconsider his decision to pull the United States out of the United Nations' World Health Organization....

    The World Health Organization logo is pictured at its headquarters in Geneva Nov. 22, 2017. (CNS photo by Denis Balibouse, Reuters)

  • Many parishes in the Diocese of Rochester have begun or are planning to begin celebrating Masses at up to 25-percent of church occupancy. Houses of worship were permitted to return to...

    <p>Parishioners attending Mass at Webster&rsquo;s Holy Trinity Church June 15 can be seen maintaining social-distancing practices. (Courier screen capture via livestream)  </p>

    Parishioners attending Mass at Webster’s Holy Trinity Church June 15 can be seen maintaining social-distancing practices. (Courier screen capture via livestream)