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'New Right' academics argue for biblical lawmaking at Steubenville conference

Franciscan University of Steubenville in Ohio hosted a two-day conference in which influential speakers in the national conservative movement declared that America's "liberal consensus" has come to an end.

Activists angry at Republicans for backpedaling on abortion during midterms

Worried about a backlash from voters after the Supreme Court's overturning of Roe v. Wade, Republican politicians this midterm season are moderating their opposition to abortion.

Catholic agencies near Martha's Vineyard are caring for transported migrants

Catholic groups are among state social service agencies, attorneys and others working to provide legal services, medical care, clothes, food and shelter for 48 migrants sent to Martha's Vineyard with no advance warning.

Non-diocesan Catholic groups submit their own synod reports to the US bishops

Over 100 non-diocesan groups submitted their own synodal "synthesis" reports to the U.S. bishops. These Catholics participated in their own listening sessions for the grassroots consultation ahead of the 2023 Synod of Bishops in Rome.