Over 200 schools closed or consolidated amid the coronavirus pandemic, according to the National Catholic Educational Association.
Dioceses received taxpayer-backed aid while sitting on over $10 billion in cash, short-term investments or other readily available funds, an investigation found.
Eliminating abortion is a "preeminent priority" for American bishops, Archbishop José Gomez said.
The flight of well-off families to private schools is just one more way COVID-19 has widened inequalities in the education system.
After lobbying for an exemption to what counts as a "small" business, Catholic dioceses and ministries were approved for at least 3,500 forgivable loans.
The high court determined that teachers at religious schools are not shielded from antidiscrimination laws.
Catholic schools from New Jersey to California are permanently closing their doors.
The California Catholic schools insist their religious liberty shields them from two ex-teachers' lawsuits alleging disability and age discrimination.
The Indiana archdiocese where Kelley Fisher, who is straight, worked has recently cracked down on married LGBTQ employees.
The Rev. Dan Reehil warned that reading the spells in the J.K. Rowling novels could conjure up actual evil spirits.