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Uighurs learn gardening at reeducation camp (vocational skills training center) in Moyu County, Hotan Prefecture in Xinjiang.

Congress passes Uyghur Human Rights Policy Act

May 28, 2020

By Matt Hadro

The House on Wednesday evening passed legislation to respond to the mass detention and other human rights violations against Uyghurs... Read more

Archbishop Paul Coakley. Courtesy photo.

USCCB domestic justice chairman welcomes coronavirus aid bill

Mar 30, 2020

Archbishop Paul Coakley of Oklahoma City issued a statement in response to the passage Friday of the Coronavirus, Aid, Relief,... Read more

US Capitol building.

Congress passes coronavirus aid bill

Mar 18, 2020

Congress has passed a second bill responding to the COVID-19 pandemic, including paid leave for coronavirus-related reasons for many Americans.  Read more

Activists shout chants during an 'End Family Detention' event at the Tornillo Port of Entry in Tornillo, Texas, June 24, 2018.

Anger over migrant family separation 'warranted', Archbishop Chaput says

Jun 25, 2018

In his latest column, Archbishop Charles Chaput of Philadelphia called out the Trump administration and Congress for putting families in... Read more

The March for Life in Washington, D.C., January 22, 2016.

How a pro-life group will hold members of Congress accountable

Jan 6, 2017

By Matt Hadro

As the 115th Congress is underway, a pro-life group is touting a new means of holding pro-life members accountable –... Read more