Catholic leaders praise Colorado's repeal of death penalty

Catholic leaders praised Colorado Gov. Jared Polis for signing a death penalty repeal bill into law March 23, making Colorado the 22nd state to abolish the death penalty.

Kathleen McChesney, advocate for abuse victims, to receive Laetare Medal

Kathleen McChesney, a former FBI executive assistant and the first person to lead the U.S. bishops' Office of Child and Youth Protection, will receive the 2020 Laetare Medal from the University of Notre Dame.

Big St. Patrick's Day parades canceled this year amid coronavirus fears

St. Patrick's Day parades, long-held traditions in towns and cities throughout the country where onlookers and participants alike get their green on, have been called off or postponed indefinitely, amid fears of coronavirus spread.

US Catholic colleges adapt to online format during coronavirus

Initially the coronavirus impacted study abroad programs and spring break travel or service opportunities for U.S. colleges and universities.