Mar 22, 2017 - 08:02 pm .- The intense debate over U.S. refugee and migrant policy is a chance to meet newcomers and understand others' concerns, the country's bishops have said, warning against fear and mistreatment of others.
Mar 16, 2017 - 04:41 pm .- Federal judges in Hawaii and Maryland have blocked President Donald Trump’s temporary refugee and travel ban from going into effect.
Mar 9, 2017 - 04:45 pm .- Family members of boxing great Muhammed Ali say they were detained at an airport for their religion and have linked the incident President Donald Trump’s travel ban, which they are challenging on religious freedom grounds.
Feb 1, 2017 - 04:16 pm .- The U.S. bishops are concerned by the Trump administration’s decision to maintain a “troubling” Obama-era executive order that could demand federal contractors violate their religious beliefs on marriage and gender ideology.
Jan 30, 2017 - 03:27 pm .- Catholic bishops and relief leaders were among the critics of President Donald Trump’s order to implement stricter vetting on refugees and lower the cap for the number of refugees who can enter the United States.
Jan 25, 2017 - 04:32 pm .- Amid reports of an imminent executive order to halt most refugee resettlement in the U.S., one international Catholic charitable group is speaking out.
Jan 20, 2017 - 10:58 am .- Pope Francis congratulated Donald Trump on his inauguration as the 45th president of the United States on Friday, praying that God will grant him wisdom and strength.
Jan 14, 2017 - 06:01 am .- The upcoming inauguration of President-elect Donald Trump has raised questions about the future of immigration reform, but the nation’s Catholic bishops remain hopeful.
Jan 11, 2017 - 04:14 pm .- Ken Hackett is preparing to wrap up his term as U.S. Ambassador to the Holy See as Donald Trump's presidential inauguration looms next week.
Dec 14, 2016 - 03:37 pm .- Cardinal Norberto Rivera of Mexico City commended to Our Lady of Guadalupe the millions of migrants who have left behind their country for a better future in the U.S., asking her to help Americans welcome them – especially President-Elect Donald Trump.
Nov 29, 2016 - 05:09 pm .- Pro-life groups praised President-elect Donald Trump’s announcement that he would name Rep. Tom Price (R-Ga.) to be the next Secretary of Health and Human Services.
Nov 24, 2016 - 06:01 am .- The incoming Trump administration’s immigration policy must avoid a religious registry or any “stigmatizing” of religious groups, religious freedom advocates insist.
Nov 22, 2016 - 03:14 pm .- Specific pro-life policies are missing from President-elect Donald Trump’s agenda for his first 100 days in office, yet pro-life groups are nevertheless hopeful about the future of his administration.
Nov 17, 2016 - 03:02 pm .- Pro-abortion rights groups sought massive change in the Barack Obama administration eight years ago. Now, some pro-life advocates see the incoming Trump administration as a major opportunity to advance their cause.
Nov 15, 2016 - 02:27 pm .- After the recent presidential election, the new president of the U.S. Bishops is adamant about standing with all vulnerable persons, including the unborn and immigrants.
Nov 14, 2016 - 11:30 am .- Concrete outreach to those in need should be the focus of the U.S. bishops going forward, as well as “respectful dialogue” with the Trump administration, the bishops’ conference president said Monday.
Nov 11, 2016 - 07:12 am .- When asked in a new interview what he thinks of U.S. president-elect Donald Trump, Pope Francis said he doesn’t judge politicians, but noted that main concern is for migrants and refugees.
Nov 11, 2016 - 06:02 am .- While Donald Trump has unequivocally won the U.S. presidency, the 2016 election race remains one of the most divisive in recent history.
Nov 9, 2016 - 04:34 pm .- Catholics voted once again for the winning presidential candidate in Tuesday’s election, as they have done in recent elections.
Nov 9, 2016 - 10:22 am .- Bishops in the United States called on Catholics to pray for elected officials on the morning following the 2016 presidential election, and exhorted them to work for unity and to promote the common good.