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David French and Sohrab Ahmari, who debated the limits of government Sept. 5, 2019 at CUA in Washington, D.C.

What is the state’s role in promoting virtue?

Sep 6, 2019

By Matt Hadro

The debate over competing culturally conservative visions for the future of the U.S. continued Thursday night at the Catholic University... Read more

Soup kitchen. (File photo/CNA).

Catholic Charities faces challenges from government shutdown

Oct 10, 2013

By Adelaide Mena

As the U.S. government shutdown continues, nonprofit aid groups such as Catholic Charities are feeling an added strain on their... Read more

Bishop Kevin J. Farrell of Dallas speaks during a press conference at the 2012 USCCB Fall General Assembly.

Approach dialogue with respect, bishop tells US leaders

Oct 8, 2013

U.S. Supreme Court justices and government officials at an annual Mass invoking the Holy Spirit's aid were reminded of the... Read more

U.S. Capitol.

Bishops urge humility, care in resolving government shutdown

Oct 2, 2013

Reacting to the federal government shutdown, the U.S. bishops cited Pope Francis’ advice to leaders that they cannot govern well... Read more

A boy stands beside a CRS vehicle in the village of Katooke in western Uganda. Photo by CRS staff.

Spending cuts will harm poor, warns Catholic agency

Feb 21, 2013

If members of Congress do not come to an agreement on a debt reduction proposal, the resulting spending cuts may... Read more

Brian Walsh speaks to the National Religious Freedom Conference on May 24, 2012.

Religious freedom caucuses planned for every state legislature

May 24, 2012

By Michelle La Rosa

Advocates of religious liberty have announced plans to launch religious freedom caucuses in all 50 state legislatures in order to... Read more