IMAGE: CNS/L’Osservatore Romano By Cindy Wooden VATICAN LETTER (CNS) — The Catholic Church is not a “gerontocracy” ruled by old men, 80-year-old Pope Francis said; “we aren’t old men, we are grandfathers.” “We are grandfathers called to dream and to give our dreams to the young people of today. They

By Julie Asher WASHINGTON (CNS) — The nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office, in its analysis of the Senate health care bill, said late June 26 the measure would leave 22 million more people without insurance. “This moment cannot pass without comment,” said Bishop Frank J. Dewane of Venice, Florida, chairman of

IMAGE: CNS photo/Yuri Gripas, Reuters By Rhina Guidos WASHINGTON (CNS) — The Supreme Court of the United States said that this fall it will hear a case involving President Donald Trump’s travel ban, which seeks to delay entry into the country by immigrants from six majority-Muslim countries and one that

IMAGE: CNS photo/Yuri Gripas, Reuters By Carol Zimmermann 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

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