• The U.S. bishops approved by a wide margin a plan to draft a document to examine the "meaning of the Eucharist in the life of the church" following a lengthy debate during their spring...

    A priest prepares to distribute Communion during Mass in Washington.

    A priest prepares to distribute Communion during Mass in Washington. (CNS photo by Bob Roller)

  • WASHINGTON (CNS) — In a unanimous decision June 17, the Supreme Court said that a Catholic social service agency should not have been excluded from Philadelphia’s foster care program...

    <p>Women pose for a picture near the U.S Supreme Court building in Washington June 17, 2021. In a unanimous decision June 17, the Supreme Court said that a Catholic social service agency should not have been excluded from Philadelphia&rsquo;s foster care program because it did not accept same-sex couples as foster parents. (CNS photo by Jonathan Ernst/Reuters)  </p>

    Women pose for a picture near the U.S Supreme Court building in Washington June 17, 2021. In a unanimous decision June 17, the Supreme Court said that a Catholic social service agency should not have been excluded from Philadelphia’s foster care program because it did not accept same-sex couples as foster parents. (CNS photo by Jonathan Ernst/Reuters)

  • In a 7-2 decision June 17, the Supreme Court dismissed a challenge to the Affordable Care Act, saying the states that sued over the law did not have the legal right to do so.

    <p>The U.S. Supreme Court is seen in Washington June 13, 2021. (CNS photo by Tyler Orsburn)  </p>

    The U.S. Supreme Court is seen in Washington June 13, 2021. (CNS photo by Tyler Orsburn)

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