A letter from the Most Rev. Charles Thompson says guidance counselors like the suspended Shelly Fitzgerald are ministers of the faith whose obligations "are clearly spelled out in school ministerial job descriptions and contracts."
The campaign-finance violations involved payments to porn star Stormy Daniels and a former Playboy model. Michael Cohen cast the payments as attempts to influence the 2016 election and said they were made "at the direction" of Donald Trump.
The plan would give states broad authority to determine how to restrict carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gas emissions that contribute to global warming. It also would let states relax pollution rules for power plants that need upgrades.