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Trump nominee for Attorney General William Barr during confirmations hearing ahead of his first term in the role in 1991.

Trump announces picks for new AG and UN Ambassador

President Donald Trump announced Friday his nominations for the positions of U.S. Attorney General and Ambassador to the United Nations.  Read more

President Donald Trump with Saudi Arabia Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman at the White House in March 2018.

Trump defends relationship with Saudi Arabia after journalist's murder

Citing low oil prices, U.S. President Donald Trump has said that he will continue to support Saudi Arabia after the... Read more

Members of a Central American caravan heading toward the US.

Federal judge sides with asylum-seeking migrants, blocks Trump order

The Trump administration’s new rules limiting asylum for undocumented immigrants was wrong, says a federal judge who ruled they can... Read more

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A look at President Trump’s pro-life 'solution'

Following the 2018 mid-term elections, U.S. President Donald Trump said in a Nov. 7 press conference that he alone has... Read more

Protesters outside of the Supreme Court on June 26, 2018.

US bishops disappointed by Supreme Court decision upholding travel ban

The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops has expressed disappointment with a Supreme Court ruling upholding President Donald Trump’s travel ban,... Read more

What are the new border policies? A CNA explainer

In May 2018, Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced a “zero tolerance” policy that seeks to criminally prosecute 100 percent of... Read more

North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un shakes hands with US President Donald Trump at the start of the US-North Korea summit, on Sentosa Island, Singapore, June 12, 2018.

Korean bishops call for prayer amid ‘joy’ after Trump-Kim North Korea summit

At a highly-anticipated summit on June 12, President Donald Trump and Chairman Kim Jong Un signed a joint-statement making commitments... Read more

Letter asks Trump to remember political prisoners in North Korea negotiations

As President Donald Trump prepares for a historic meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, religious freedom advocates are... Read more

President Trump attends National Day of Prayer event in the Rose Garden May 3, 2018.

On National Day of Prayer, Trump establishes new faith-based initiative

President Donald Trump on Thursday signed an executive order creating a White House Faith and Opportunity Initiative within the Executive... Read more

US Capitol dome.

Catholic leaders voice concern over federal budget proposal

The federal budget proposal released by the Trump administration on Monday has been met with worry from U.S. bishops who... Read more

Refugee mother and child.

Catholic groups welcome lifting of refugee ban from 'high-risk' countries

Catholic organizations applauded the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Jan. 29 announcement that it is lifting the ban on refugees... Read more

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Catholics lament Trump's 'regrettable' comments on migrants

Fr. Martins Emeh is a Nigerian who has been living in the United States for the past 20 years.  Read more

How this Catholic saint might be the patron of opioid addicts

As the opioid addiction crisis rises to the threshold of a national emergency, the story of a little-known Catholic saint... Read more

Calls for prayer amid 'abhorrent' violence in Charlottesville

The head of the U.S. bishops conference called for prayers after one person was killed and over a dozen injured... Read more

North Korean soldiers in Pyongyang, North Korea. Circa July 2013.

A theologian's take on how to avoid conflict with North Korea

Dialogue and prudent actions to uphold international resolutions are key to maintaining peace amid rising tensions between North Korea and... Read more

Pope Francis.

What common ground could Trump and Pope Francis find?

When Pope Francis was asked last week about his upcoming meeting with U.S. president Donald Trump, he made headlines for... Read more

Despite pro-life provisions, healthcare bill raises serious concerns

The House passed a repeal of the Affordable Care Act and a replacement health care bill on Thursday, but one... Read more

U.S. President Donald Trump flanked by religious leaders as he signs an executive order on religious freedom May 4, 2017.

Trump's executive order hailed as critical, but just a 'first step'

Religious freedom advocates credited President Donald Trump with taking a “first step” toward protecting religious freedom with an executive order... Read more

Charmaine Yoest.

Major pro-life advocate Charmaine Yoest appointed to key HHS role

On Friday, President Donald Trump announced his intention to appoint prominent pro-life legislative activist Charmaine Yoest as the new assistant... Read more

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Trump administration will continue defending HHS mandate in court

With President Donald Trump’s administration signaling that it is not dropping the HHS mandate cases against religious non-profits, plaintiffs are... Read more