Latest news: US

Nov 21, 2019 - 03:03 am .- A Catholic medical research institute has claimed some successes in providing alternatives to research that harvest cells from human embryos--but it says such research needs more resources to compete.
Nov 20, 2019 - 04:15 pm .- On a partly cloudy and relatively pleasant November morning in downtown Denver, volunteers with the Knights of Columbus set up tents for distributing new puffy winter coats, as well as snacks, socks and water, to homeless people.
Nov 20, 2019 - 03:10 pm .- A new report by a leading legal group claims that, despite deep division and polarization in the U.S., there is still a national consensus for a broad interpretation of religious freedom.
Nov 20, 2019 - 02:00 pm .- A third federal judge has struck down the Trump administration’s conscience protection rule for medical professionals who object to abortions because of their religious beliefs. 
Nov 19, 2019 - 06:35 pm .- Catholic adoption and foster care agencies in Pennsylvania are continuing to close their doors as Catholic Social Services of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia (CSS) continues a legal battle with the city of Philadelphia over the agency’s policy of not placing children with same-sex couples.
Nov 19, 2019 - 05:01 pm .- A federal district court judge on Thursday denied Maryland's motion to dismiss a suit by a Christian school against the state superintendent of schools. The school complains it was barred from a voucher program because of its religious beliefs.
Nov 19, 2019 - 04:00 pm .- More funding for prisons is essential to properly implement criminal justice reform, the director of the Bureau of Prisons (BOP) told senators on Tuesday.
Nov 19, 2019 - 03:05 pm .- In an interview earlier this month, Bishop Daniel Flores of Brownsville urged that US immigration law be respected, but that that law also consider the reality facing immigrants.
Nov 19, 2019 - 11:30 am .- The statement came in response to an announcement on Monday by the Chick-Fil-A Foundation that it would no longer donate to the Salvation Army or to the Fellowship of Christian Athletes.
Nov 19, 2019 - 10:00 am .- Pro-lifers are hopeful that the re-election of Democrat John Bel Edwards as Louisiana governor could turn the tide in a party whose leadership has grown increasingly more pro-abortion with each election cycle.
Nov 19, 2019 - 09:40 am .- In a video released Monday, Bishop Richard Malone said that Pope Francis had shared his closeness to the people and diocese of Buffalo following a year of controversy.
Nov 19, 2019 - 03:00 am .- Pro-life Democrats and some election-minded politicos have faulted the decision of a Democratic state attorneys general organization to support only declared pro-abortion rights candidates.
Nov 19, 2019 - 12:17 am .- As Kansas considers expanding its Medicaid program, the state’s Catholic conference said its support is contingent upon the establishment of pro-life safeguards.
Nov 18, 2019 - 04:00 pm .- A bill to legalize the buying and selling of sex in Washington, DC, will not move forward after widespread opposition and concern that the bill lacked enough support of the city council to be passed. 
Nov 18, 2019 - 02:42 pm .- The Diocese of Peoria announced Monday that Venerable Fulton Sheen will be beatified this December at the city's Cathedral of Saint Mary of the Immaculate Conception.
Nov 18, 2019 - 02:30 pm .- Mary unites all of God’s children, sparking conversions among those of different faiths, said Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone of San Francisco on Saturday, Nov. 16.
Nov 18, 2019 - 01:45 pm .- American fast-food chain Chick-Fil-A has announced that it will stop donating to two large faith-based charitable organizations after years of criticism from LGBT groups.
Nov 18, 2019 - 12:00 pm .- Several pro-life organizations in New York have sued the state over a law they say targets pro-life and religious employers, barring them from reflecting their core beliefs in hiring policies.
Nov 17, 2019 - 03:01 pm .- For Aristotle, the definition of perfect friendship was so narrow that precious few could achieve it.
Nov 17, 2019 - 03:05 am .- It took a Catholic evangelist just three days to raise the funds online for an apologetics and faith formation curriculum to distribute to prisons— a place where he says Biblical apologetics are sorely needed.
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