Latest news: US

Jan 21, 2021 - 12:45 am .- As the United States undergoes a transition in leadership, the Archdiocese of San Francisco will host a webinar this week discussing the future of the pro-life movement.
Jan 20, 2021 - 06:45 pm .- White House press secretary Jen Psaki would not tell EWTN News' Owen Jensen on Wednesday evening what the administration will do with current safeguards against taxpayer funding of abortions.   "I think we’ll have more to say on the Mexico City Policy in the coming days,” Psaki said, before adding that Biden is a “devout Catholic.”
Jan 20, 2021 - 05:04 pm .- Cardinal Blase Cupich, archbishop of Chicago, used Twitter to issue a scathing criticism of the USCCB’s official statement on the inauguration of President Joe Biden.
Jan 20, 2021 - 03:51 pm .- The head of the Knights of Columbus on Wednesday expressed gratitude for the “balanced and prophetic” statement issued by the US bishops’ conference on the presidential inauguration of Joe Biden.
Jan 20, 2021 - 12:30 pm .- Catholic leaders praised new President Joe Biden’s call for national unity in his inaugural address on Wednesday, but emphasized that his policies must match the Church’s teachings--including on abortion and marriage.
Jan 20, 2021 - 11:50 am .- As Joe Biden took office as the 46th president of the United States on Wednesday, individual U.S. bishops offered statements of prayer and congratulations.
Jan 20, 2021 - 11:30 am .- The inauguration ceremony of President Joe Biden started with an invocation prayer delivered by Catholic priest Leo J. O'Donovan, Jesuit, a former Georgetown University President.
Jan 20, 2021 - 07:55 am .- “Today’s ruling protects patients, aligns with current medical research, and ensures doctors aren’t forced to violate their religious beliefs and medical judgment...”
Jan 20, 2021 - 12:23 am .- A federal court of appeals has sided with a Catholic high school student who challenged a State of Vermont policy that excludes students at private religious secondary schools from a no-cost college credit program.
Jan 19, 2021 - 03:00 pm .- A former U.S. representative who was known as one of the last standing pro-life Democrats in Congress said he is worried about the example a Catholic president who is also pro-abortion will have on young Catholics. 
Jan 19, 2021 - 02:01 pm .- Disability advocates criticized a Connecticut assisted suicide bill for failing to safeguard against coercion and for promoting the idea that the terminally ill are a burden on their caregivers.
Jan 19, 2021 - 01:55 pm .- The Presidential Inaugural Committee is facilitating donations to Planned Parenthood, encouraging supporters to sponsor American flags on the National Mall in the name of unity.
Jan 19, 2021 - 12:19 pm .- Police in Toledo, Ohio are investigating a suspected arson attack on Our Lady, Queen of the Most Holy Rosary Cathedral involving an attempted fire and a spray-painted message on the outer walls reading “Jesus is Black.”
Jan 19, 2021 - 11:18 am .- The United States has declared that the Chinese government’s actions against the Uyghur population amount to genocide and crimes against humanity.
Jan 19, 2021 - 10:45 am .- President-elect Joe Biden invited both Democratic and Republican congressional leaders to attend a church service with him on Wednesday morning ahead of his inauguration, Punchbowl News reported on Tuesday. 
Jan 19, 2021 - 10:25 am .- President-elect Joe Biden will nominate a supporter of the contraceptive mandate to a top position at the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), he announced on Tuesday.
Jan 18, 2021 - 03:35 pm .- The National Garden of American Heroes will include statues of many notable Catholic figures, including five saints and numerous people who are on the path to sainthood.
Jan 18, 2021 - 03:10 pm .- The passing of pro-life icon Joseph M. Scheidler, 93, former National Director of the Pro-Life Action League on Martin Luther King Jr.'s Day, is "absolutely fitting," his son Erik Scheidler told CNA after confirming his father’s death on Monday, January 18.
Jan 18, 2021 - 02:49 am .- As Catholics and other Americans observe Martin Luther King Jr. Day this year, they should renew their commitment to fighting racism, said Bishop Michael Burbidge of Arlington.
Jan 17, 2021 - 02:00 am .- A Catholic theater company has revived the tradition of radio plays. 
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