Katie Yoder

Katie Yoder

Katie Yoder is a correspondent in CNA's Washington, D.C. bureau. She covers pro-life issues, the U.S. Catholic bishops, public policy, and Congress. She previously worked for Townhall.com, National Review, and the Media Research Center.

Articles by Katie Yoder

Carlo Acutis comic book: Meet the teenager who loved the Eucharist

Nov 27, 2022 / 09:00 am

A new comic book that tells the story of Blessed Carlo Acutis, a young millennial who used his knowledge of computers and technology to document the world’s Eucharistic miracles online and draw people closer to God.

Meet the Catholic bishop who began a pro-life ministry for pregnant women in need

Nov 26, 2022 / 12:00 pm

Walking with Moms in Need encourages Catholics to support and “walk in the shoes” of local pregnant and parenting women facing difficult situations. 

Sen. Mike Lee challenges Republicans backing ‘Respect for Marriage Act’

Nov 21, 2022 / 11:20 am

Lee is calling on the 12 Republican senators who voted to advance the act to adopt protections for those who believe marriage is between one man and one woman.

Meet the U.S. Catholic bishops’ new pro-life chair

Nov 20, 2022 / 08:00 am

Bishop Michael Burbidge of Arlington, Virginia, is a longtime advocate for the unborn.

Senators urge Biden to rejoin coalition finding no ‘international right’ to abortion

Nov 19, 2022 / 10:00 am

Republican Sens. Steve Daines and James Lankford introduced a resolution Thursday requesting that Biden recommit the U.S. to the Geneva Consensus Declaration.

U.S. bishops advance 3 women ‘transformed by God’s love’ toward sainthood

Nov 16, 2022 / 16:18 pm

The U.S. Catholic bishops voted to advance the causes for sainthood for three American women on Wednesday.

Bishops elect Burbidge pro-life chair; other votes signal no dramatic policy shifts

Nov 16, 2022 / 12:10 pm

Bishop Michael Burbidge of Arlington, Virginia, was elected chair of the U.S. bishops’ pro-life committee Wednesday.

Bishops’ pro-life chair lists 10 ways to build ‘culture of life’ post-Roe

Nov 15, 2022 / 17:04 pm

Archbishop William E. Lori encouraged his fellow bishops to practice radical solidarity with pregnant women and the unborn.

Archbishop Gomez: The Eucharist ‘makes us one’

Nov 15, 2022 / 14:42 pm

The outgoing president of the U.S. Catholic bishops’ conference stressed the importance of the Eucharist during the spiritual trials of today.

Meet the 3 women the U.S. bishops are considering for sainthood

Nov 13, 2022 / 07:00 am

The U.S. Catholic bishops are preparing to vote on whether to advance the causes for sainthood for three American women.

Peter Kilpatrick installed as new Catholic University president

Nov 11, 2022 / 17:46 pm

Students and faculty flooded the pews of the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception Friday during the installation Mass.

Abortion in 2022 midterms: How did the states vote?

Nov 9, 2022 / 09:22 am

Ballot initiatives to protect and expand abortion passed across the nation on Election Day.

Proposition 1: California votes for abortion in midterms 2022

Nov 8, 2022 / 23:30 pm

As of 1 a.m. EST Wednesday, the New York Times reported 31% of votes counted, with 68.8% voting yes to Proposition 1 and 31.2% voting no.

Pro-life amendment fails in Kentucky, news outlet projects

Nov 8, 2022 / 22:11 pm

Voters did not support a ballot measure called Amendment 2 that would have amended the state constitution to say there is no right to abortion, LEX 18 News in Lexington, Kentucky, reported.

Vermont votes to enshrine abortion in constitution, news outlet projects

Nov 8, 2022 / 21:00 pm

A Vermont news outlet said pro-abortion Proposal 5 will pass by a wide margin.

Archbishop Cordileone to hold ‘Rosary for Peace’ on Election Day

Nov 7, 2022 / 13:15 pm

“As Americans participate in the electoral process and with political violence on the rise, we will pray for peace in our country,” the Archdiocese of San Francisco event page reads.

Pope Francis calls for restoring Christian unity during Bahrain visit

Nov 4, 2022 / 13:12 pm

The Holy Father addressed Christian leaders Friday at the Ecumenical Meeting and Prayer for Peace at the Cathedral of Our Lady of Arabia in Awali.

NPR airs recording of woman’s abortion: ‘What hell sounds like’

Nov 3, 2022 / 16:30 pm

“You’re going to hear this machine turn on now, okay, it makes a loud noise,” someone tells the unidentified Michigan woman who is 11 weeks pregnant.

Pope Francis calls for end of death penalty during Bahrain visit

Nov 3, 2022 / 12:00 pm

The pope made his comments Thursday during his meeting at the Sakhir Royal Palace amid his Nov. 3–6 apostolic journey to Bahrain.

Midterm elections 2022: How will these states vote on abortion?

Nov 2, 2022 / 17:33 pm

In three states proposing constitutional amendments to advance abortion, surveys show strong support for pro-abortion referendums.