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The Altoona-Johnstown diocese adminstration building (AP)

A state grand jury found two former bishops helped cover up the sexual abuse of hundreds of children by more than 50 clergy over a 40-year period in Altoona-Johnstown diocese

Sister Loraine Marie Maguire, mother provincial of the Denver-based Little Sisters of the Poor, speaks to the media outside the US Supreme Court in Washington (CNS)

The Little Sisters are challenging the mandate that most religious employers must cover contraceptives through employer-provided health insurance

Actor Jim Caviezel pays his respects at the casket of Mother Angelica before her April 1 funeral Mass at the the Shrine of the Most Blessed Sacrament in Hanceville (CNS)

Mother Angelica’s funeral took place at the Shrine of the Most Blessed Sacrament

Georgia Governor Nathan Deal at a press conference to announce his vetoing of the bill (PA)

More than 500 companies, including Disney and Coca-Cola, urged Gov Deal’s veto

Mother Angelica, pictured on her EWTN programme

Mother Mary Angelica died on Easter Sunday at the age of 92

Sister Loraine Marie Maguire, mother provincial of the Denver-based Little Sisters of the Poor, speaks to the media outside the US Supreme Court (CNS)

The trial of the Little Sisters of the Poor, legal niceties apart, is about whether or not they are free to love

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton  (AP)

I’m glad I don’t have a vote in the American election. If I did, I’m pretty sure I would abstain

St. Bernadine Monestary in Hollidaysburg (AP)

The men have been charged in connection with a two-year investigation into sexual abuse in the Diocese of Altoona-Johnstown

Activists hold a photo of slain environmental rights activist Berta Caceres during a protest outside the presidential house in Tegucigalpa, Honduras (CNS)

Berta Caceres, who rallied opposition to a hydroelectric project, was murdered in her home on March 3

The Capitol in Washington (AP)

The proposed change in the law was withdrawn from the Senate Judiciary Proceedings Committee