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USCCB Chairman applauds U.S. Supreme Court decision protecting religious liberty

WASHINGTON – Today, the U.S. Supreme Court issued its decision in the case of Trinity Lutheran Church v. Comer, in which the Court held that the exclusion of churches from an otherwise available public benefit violates the Free Exercise Clause of the U.S. Constitution. Trinity Lutheran’s preschool sought to participate in the State of Missouri’s […]

Court says church school can’t be barred from state funds for playground

WASHINGTON (CNS) – In a 7-2 decision, the Supreme Court June 26 said a Lutheran preschool should not be excluded from a state grant program to refurbish its playground surface just because it is a religious entity. “The exclusion of Trinity Lutheran from a public benefit for which it is otherwise qualified, solely because it […]

Hundreds celebrate the faith of Africa at annual liturgy

“Be bold as a Catholic; fear no one.” That was the advice that Father Milton Kiocha, AJ, the celebrant and homilist, gave to the congregation gathered on June 25 at St. Colman Church on Cleveland’s West Side for the annual Celebrating the Faith of Africa liturgy. This year’s theme was “Be Bold: Witness Christ by […]

Bishop Thomas shines a light on the 2017 Alleluia Ball at a special preview event

Catholic business leaders and members of the faithful joined Apostolic Administrator Bishop Daniel Thomas Friday morning for a special gathering at the Union Club in downtown Cleveland to preview the 2017 Alleluia Ball, the marquee gala of the Catholic Community Foundation.  Proceeds from the 2017 Alleluia Ball are intended for the Better Together initiative which […]

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