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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

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

Dec 7, 2018

By Christine Rousselle

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

Nov 21, 2018

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

Nov 20, 2018

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

President Donald Trump.

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

Nov 8, 2018

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

Jun 27, 2018

By Christine Rousselle

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

Jun 18, 2018

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

Jun 12, 2018

By Courtney Mares

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

May 17, 2018

By Courtney Mares

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

May 3, 2018

By Christine Rousselle

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

Feb 13, 2018

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

Jan 30, 2018

By Courtney Mares

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

President Donald Trump.

Catholics lament Trump's 'regrettable' comments on migrants

Jan 12, 2018

By Mary Farrow

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

Aug 30, 2017

By Perry West

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

Aug 12, 2017

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

Aug 10, 2017

By Matt Hadro

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?

May 22, 2017

By Elise Harris

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