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UPDATED: US bishops release prepared statement on Biden inauguration

Jan 20, 2021

By CNA Staff

As Joe Biden is inaugurated Wednesday as president of the United States, the U.S. bishops had prepared a statement saying... Read more

Illinois Congressman Dan Lipinski.

This pro-life Democrat is worried about the next Catholic president

Jan 19, 2021

A former U.S. representative who was known as one of the last standing pro-life Democrats in Congress said he is... Read more

Joe Biden.

Abortion advocates push for big changes in 2021 under Biden administration 

Jan 5, 2021

Looking ahead at 2021, abortion advocates are hoping the incoming presidential administration will bring policy changes and new personnel who... Read more

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Catholics must engage Biden on extreme abortion positions to save the unborn, expert claims

Jan 1, 2021

During his upcoming administration, presumed President-Elect Joe Biden will have to deal with the issue of abortion, and Catholics must... Read more

"Worship Protest" on the National Mall during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Analysis: Who speaks for American Catholics?

Dec 16, 2020

By Ed Condon

Catholics are looking to the Church for guidance. What they see and hear are wildly conflicting signals about where the Church stands,... Read more

President-elect Joe Biden speaks Monday, Nov. 9, 2020, at The Queen theater in Wilmington, Del.

Religious schools must accept 'gender identity', LGBT activists tell Biden

Dec 15, 2020

A leading LGBT activist group is calling for the Biden administration to tighten accreditation regulations of religious schools and enforce... Read more

President-elect Joe Biden.

Biden makes further cabinet picks 

Dec 12, 2020

By Matt Hadro

President-elect Joe Biden made several Cabinet appointments this week, offering insight into the possible policy priorities of his administration, and areas... Read more

California Attorney General Xavier Becerra speaks after receiving the Leadership Ally Award from Equality California for his support of the LGBTQ community.

Pro-life leaders react to Biden's 'extreme' HHS pick

Dec 7, 2020

Pro-life leaders have warned against Joe Biden’s “aggressively pro-abortion” pick to lead the Department of Health and Human Services. California... Read more

Archbishop Charles Chaput of Philadelphia speaks about the 2015 World Meeting of Families during a press conference at the Vatican Press Office, March 25, 2014.

Chaput says denying Biden Communion is ‘pastoral’ not ‘political’

Dec 4, 2020

By CNA Staff

Archbishop Charles Chaput said that Catholic president-elect Joe Biden should not receive Holy Communion because of his support for the... Read more

Archbishop Wilton Gregory at the 2020 Youth Rally and Mass for Life.

Analysis: Will Gregory’s ‘dialogue’ with Biden undermine USCCB?

Nov 25, 2020

By Ed Condon

Archbishop Wilton Gregory has committed himself to working with the president-elect’s administration. But the soon-to-be cardinal’s pledge could put him in... Read more

Archbishop Wilton Gregory at a Mass celebrated at the Capital One Arena before the 2020 March for Life.

Analysis: Archbishop Gregory says he won’t deny Biden communion. How will Catholics respond?

Nov 24, 2020

By JD Flynn

Washington’s archbishop, who will be made a cardinal this weekend, told a journalist Tuesday that in his diocese, he will... Read more

President-elect Joe Biden.

What Biden foreign policy picks mean for religious freedom

Nov 24, 2020

By Matt Hadro

President-elect Joe Biden announced several foreign policy appointments to his cabinet on Monday, including a nominee for Secretary of State.... Read more

Joe Biden.

Jesuit magazine La Civiltá Cattolica praises Biden presidential victory

Nov 19, 2020

La Civiltá Cattolica, the Jesuit-run magazine whose publication is overseen by the Vatican’s Secretary of State, has published an article... Read more

Archbishop Jose Gomez speaks Nov. 17 during a virtual session of USCCB fall assembly.

Archbishop Gomez: Biden will ‘support policies’ against ‘fundamental’ Catholic values

Nov 17, 2020

Archbishop Jose Gomez told bishops Tuesday that a future President Biden, as a Catholic, would present unique challenges for the... Read more

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Headquarter Offices.

Biden to open US to refugees with increase in resettlements

Nov 12, 2020

Presumptive president-elect Joe Biden says he plans for the U.S. to resettle far more refugees in 2021 than in recent... Read more