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Donald Trump at the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, OH, July 18-21, 2016. Credit: Addie Mena / CNA.

Senate votes to acquit Trump for second time

Feb 13, 2021

Former President Donald Trump has once again been acquitted by the Senate in an impeachment trial.   Read more

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White House won't give plans on Hyde Amendment, Mexico City Policy

Jan 20, 2021

White House press secretary Jen Psaki would not tell EWTN News' Owen Jensen on Wednesday evening what the administration will... Read more

President Donald Trump.

What happens to the pro-life movement in a post-Trump era?

Jan 15, 2021

President Donald Trump on Wednesday became the first president in American history to be impeached by the House of Representatives... Read more

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Trump praises St. Thomas Becket as martyr for religious freedom

Dec 29, 2020

The White House on Tuesday issued a proclamation praising St. Thomas Becket, an English archbishop who was martyred 850 years... Read more

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Could Trump issue an executive order recognizing unborn babies as persons?

Nov 20, 2020

By Matt Hadro

With just two months left in Donald Trump’s presidency, some pro-life intellectuals are calling for an executive order that offers... Read more

Joe Biden at a campaign event, Nov, 2019.

US Catholic bishops congratulate Biden as president-elect

Nov 7, 2020

Archbishop Jose Gomez of Los Angeles, president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, on Saturday congratulated projected president-elect Joe... Read more

President-elect Joe Biden. CNA file photo.

Biden projected winner, rollbacks on pro-life and religious liberty protections expected

Nov 7, 2020

Joe Biden has won the 2020 presidential election, media outlets reported Saturday morning, after five days of counting in several... Read more

Judge Amy Coney Barrett.

Catholic Amy Coney Barrett front-runner as Trump signals Supreme Court nomination plans

Sep 19, 2020

President Donald Trump on Saturday signalled he would soon nominate a potential replacement to the late Supreme Court Justice Ruth... Read more

U.S. President Donald Trump speaks on the final night of the 2020 Republican National Convention.

Republican National Convention concludes with focus on faith, law and order

Aug 28, 2020

The final night of the Republican National Convention focused heavily on the importance of law and order, and ended with... Read more

Sister Dede Byrne speaks at the 2020 Republican National Convention. Screenshot.

Full text: Sister Dede Byrne’s speech at the 2020 Republican National Convention

Aug 26, 2020

Sr. Deirdre “Dede” Byrne, POSC, was among the speakers at the 2020 Republican National Convention. Now a Catholic religious sister,... Read more

Cardinal Joseph Tobin of Newark.

Cardinal Tobin asks Trump for clemency in death row case

Jul 9, 2020

Cardinal Joseph Tobin of Newark has joined several U.S. bishops in asking President Donald Trump to commute the death sentence... Read more

President Donald Trump.

President Donald Trump to attend March for Life on Friday 

Jan 22, 2020

U.S. President Donald Trump will address the national March for Life in person on Friday, making him the first president... Read more

President Donald Trump.

Senate pro-lifers caution Trump against abortion funding in spending negotiations

Jul 22, 2019

By Matt Hadro

The leader of the Senate Pro-Life Caucus is asking President Trump to refuse any attempts to undermine or strip pro-life... Read more

President Donald Trump.

Trump insists abortion laws must allow exceptions for rape, incest

May 20, 2019

President Donald Trump over the weekend admonished pro-life advocates seeking to make abortion illegal in all cases. He called for... Read more

US bishops oppose Trump immigration plan, say families are foundational

May 19, 2019

Leaders of the U.S. bishops’ conference voiced concern over President Donald Trump’s new immigration plan, stressing that families should be... Read more

President Donald Trump, pictured at a rally in 2016.

Trump talks life, religious freedom at National Prayer Breakfast

Feb 7, 2019

President Donald Trump reiterated his support for the unborn and religious liberty at the National Prayer Breakfast, held Thursday morning.  Read more

Trump admin: Reuniting migrant families may not be possible

Feb 5, 2019

In a court filing last week, the Trump administration argued that it may not be possible to reunite thousands of... Read more

President Donald Trump.

Pro-life leaders call on Trump to defund Planned Parenthood

Jan 31, 2019

Following the passing of a New York law legalizing abortion up to the point of birth, pro-life leaders are calling... Read more

US Capitol dome.

Pro-life Congress members ask Trump to veto any bills that expand abortion

Jan 16, 2019

By Christine Rousselle

Pro-life members of Congress this week sent U.S. President Donald Trump two companion letters requesting that he veto any legislation... Read more

President Donald Trump at a discussion on border security at the White House.

Sister Pimentel disappointed she could not speak with Trump during border visit

Jan 11, 2019

Sister Norma Pimentel says she is “truly disappointed” that she did not get a chance to speak during a roundtable... Read more