.Charlotte, NC, USA
District judge Max Cogburn gave the ruling in the gay teacher case. (Photo credit: Unsplash)

  • The judge said a trial must still be held to determine appropriate relief for the gay teacher
  • Lonnie Billard taught English and drama full-time at the school for more than a decade
  • He posted about his upcoming wedding in October 2014 and was subsequently fired

.Wilmington, DE, USA
President Joe and Biden and First Lady Jill Biden meet with the church usher. (Photo Credit: AFP)

  • US Roman Catholic bishops issued a challenge to him over his support for abortion rights
  • The first family's dog passed away on Saturday
  • The two also visited the church graveyard

.Washington D.C., DC, USA
The Eucharist, also known as the holy communion, is among the most sacred rituals in the Catholic church. (Representational image/AFP)

  • The vote ended with a tally of 168-55
  • A 20% drop in the membership of the US Catholic Church in March
  • US President Joe Biden is likely to be impacted by the step