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by Matt Hadro Washington D.C., Aug 11, 2021 / 15:09 pm A federal district court on Wednesday tossed out a lawsuit against the Archdiocese of Indianapolis, filed by a former Catholic school guidance counselor fired for entering a same-sex marriage contract. Judge Richard Young of the Southern District of Indiana

Washington D.C., May 7, 2021 / 14:15 pm America/Denver (CNA). The Indiana supreme court on Friday dismissed a lawsuit against the Archdiocese of Indianapolis, filed by a former Catholic school teacher fired for contracting a same-sex civil marriage. Luke Goodrich, VP and senior counsel at Becket, which represents the archdiocese,

By CNA Staff Washington D.C., Apr 16, 2021 / 09:46 am America/Denver (CNA). The Archbishop of Indianapolis on Friday offered prayers and called on Catholics to work to end gun violence, after a deadly mass shooting at a local FedEx facility the night before. “Once again our nation is mourning

Washington D.C., Apr 7, 2021 / 11:00 am America/Denver (CNA). Catholic schools must be free to uphold the Church’s teachings, lawyers for the Archdiocese of Indianapolis said after a federal judge allowed a lawsuit against the archdiocese to proceed. Judge Richard Young of the Southern District of Indiana ruled on

by Hannah Brockhaus Vatican City, Mar 4, 2021 / 10:00 am MT (CNA).- Pope Francis on Thursday appointed the archbishop of Newark, Cardinal Joseph Tobin, a member of the Congregation for Bishops. Pope Francis also named Cardinal Sérgio da Rocha, archbishop of São Salvador da Bahia, Brazil, a member of

by Matt Hadro Washington D.C., Sep 10, 2020 / 12:30 pm MT (CNA).- The US Justice Department is supporting the Archdiocese of Indianapolis in its religious freedom case, filing a friend-of-the-court brief Tuesday at the Indiana Supreme Court. After the archdiocese was sued by a former teacher at a Catholic

Cardinal-designate Joseph W. Tobin of Indianapolis is pictured in a 2010 photo at the Vatican. Pope Francis has accepted the resignation of Archbishop John J. Myers of Newark, N.J., and named Cardinal-designate Tobin to succeed him. (CNS photo/Paul Haring)
WASHINGTON (CNS) — Pope Francis has accepted the resignation of Archbishop John J. Myers of Newark, New Jersey, and named Cardinal-designate Joseph W. Tobin of Indianapolis to succeed him. Archbishop Myers, Newark’s archbishop since 2001, is 75, the age at which canon law requires bishops to turn in their resignation

Joseph W. Tobin of Indianapolis speaks at an Oct. 10 news conference at the Archbishop Edward T. O'Meara Catholic Center in Indianapolis about being named a cardinal by Pope Francis the day before. (CNS photo/Sean Gallagher, The Criterion)
INDIANAPOLIS (CNS) — Last December, Cardinal-designate Joseph W. Tobin of Indianapolis made national news by defending the decision of his archdiocese to resettle a Syrian refugee family through the archdiocese’s Catholic Charities agency — a decision that went against Indiana Gov. Mike Pence’s ban on resettling Syrian refugees in the