The Archbishop of Washington on Wednesday said he was “embarrassed” at the charges of sex abuse filed against his predecessor, and emphasized that the Church’s primary concern in such cases should be caring for the victims.
The Biden administration on Thursday sued Texas over its new law prohibiting most abortions after the detection of a fetal heartbeat.
The Archbishop of Washington on Wednesday clarified the Church’s teaching on when life begins, after Catholic President Joe Biden last week said life does not begin at conception.
The U.S. bishops’ conference on Monday launched a new initiative to promote civility amid political polarization, appealing to Pope Francis’ 2020 encyclical Fratelli tutti.
A Virginia teacher fired for not using the “preferred pronoun” of a self-identified transgender student has appealed his case to the state supreme court.
Disgraced former cardinal Theodore McCarrick is expected to appear in a Massachusetts court on Friday morning for his arraignment.
President Joe Biden on Thursday announced a “whole-of-government” response to “ensure” abortion access in Texas, after the state’s pro-life law went into effect on Wednesday.
A divided Supreme Court late Wednesday evening declined a petition to block Texas’ ‘heartbeat’ law, allowing the law to stand for now.
President Joe Biden on Wednesday said his administration is “deeply committed” to upholding legal abortion, after Texas’ pro-life “heartbeat” law went into effect.
Pro-life groups on Wednesday said they were ready to assist women facing unexpected pregnancies, as Texas’ pro-life “heartbeat” law went into effect.
As U.S. forces completed their withdrawal from Afghanistan on Monday, the head of a global charity was “devastated” as "endangered" Afghan employees were stranded and at risk inside the country.
More U.S. bishops this week issued statements on COVID-19 vaccine mandates and conscientious objection.
The Catholic Medical Association has joined a lawsuit against the Biden administration’s “transgender mandate,” arguing that it tramples conscience rights of doctors opposed to gender-transitioning procedures.
A legal group representing Catholic Charities of the Rio Grande Valley on Thursday praised a court decision halting Texas’ restrictions of Catholic ministry to migrants.
Catholic immigration advocates on Tuesday decried a Supreme Court decision forcing the Biden administration to reinstate the “Remain in Mexico” policy. The policy forces some asylum-seekers to stay in Mexico while their cases are adjudicated in the United States.
Looming over the deepening humanitarian crisis is a deadline of Friday for civilian evacuation operations at the Kabul airport to give way to the transport of the remaining 5,400 U.S. military personnel in the country in order to meet a target date of Aug. 31, set months ago by the Biden administration, for a complete U.S. withdraw from Afghanistan.
The pro-life group Susan B. Anthony List is targeting Democratic members of Congress who support federally-funded abortion, in a multi-state publicity campaign.
The National Catholic Bioethics Center on Monday praised the bishops of Wisconsin for their statement upholding the right to refuse COVID-19 vaccines out of conscience.
Eduardo Verastegui, the producer and star of the film “Bella,” on Saturday recalled a moment where he realized his movie helped save a life.
The archbishop of San Francisco has warned of the use of social media to promote a “new kind of fundamentalism” hostile to religious freedom, in an Aug. 12 op-ed.