MLB’s first woman coach a ‘go-getter’ at Jesuit university

MLB’s first woman coach a ‘go-getter’ at Jesuit university

Another barrier in the sports world was broken July 20 when Alyssa Nakken coached first base in the late innings of an exhibition game between the San Francisco Giants and the Oakland Athletics, thus becoming the first woman to appear in uniform on the field during a major league baseball game.

U.S. bishops welcome court decision on Catholic schools

U.S. bishops welcome court decision on Catholic schools

The female figure called “Contemplation of Justice” is seen at the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington July 2, 2020. In a 7-2 ruling July 8, the Supreme Court said the California Catholic schools sued for job discrimination for firing teachers had acted...
After ‘taking a knee,’ border bishop gets a call of support from the pope

Bishops around U.S. express sorrow over Floyd killing, racism

Even as the United States still finds itself grappling with the coronavirus pandemic, outrage, grief, and anger over the latest killing of an unarmed black man outweighed caution as hundreds of thousands turned out nationwide to protest and many of the country’s Catholic bishops joined the calls for justice.


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