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Washington, D.C., January 4 2019: Democratic leaders address the media after meeting with Republicans to work out a compromise to end the partial government shutdown.

Speaker Pelosi implies religious pro-lifers are sellouts

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi accused pro-lifers of putting their opposition to abortion over the tenets of democracy in a recent... Read more

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

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 at a White House press conference, 2019.

Catholic saints among those to be honored in garden of American heroes announced by Trump

The National Garden of American Heroes will include statues of many notable Catholic figures, including five saints and numerous people... Read more

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Supreme Court passes on Census case

The case of Trump v. New York involved the administration’s lawful ability to exclude undocumented immigrants from the overall population... Read more

Cardinal Timothy Dolan.

Bishops hail medical conscience protection by Trump administration

Cardinal Timothy Dolan of New York and Archbishop Joseph Naumann of Kansas City praised the administration's actions as “concrete steps... Read more

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

Analysis: Who speaks for American Catholics?

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

Department of Labor, Washington, D.C.

Labor Department strengthens religious freedom rule

The Labor Department (DOL) finalized a rule on Monday that allows faith-based government contractors to make employment decisions based on... Read more

US Supreme Court in Washington.

Trump administration in Supreme Court over Census policy

The Supreme Court heard oral arguments Monday on whether the Trump administration can exclude undocumented immigrants when apportioning congressional representatives... Read more

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

Biden to open US to refugees with increase in resettlements

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

Bishop Michael Olson.

Texas bishop calls for prayer until election result is ‘officially authenticated’

While the U.S. bishops’ conference congratulated presumptive President-Elect Joe Biden on the election results this weekend, the bishop of Fort... Read more

Joe Biden, speaks during an event in November, 2019.

Analysis: Where was the Biden wave?

The Tuesday night election result, or lack thereof, confounded the many confident predictions of a “Blue Wave” that was expected... Read more

The White House, Washington, DC.

Election not yet resolved, with critical Catholic issues hanging in the balance

Control of the White House and Senate remained unresolved on Election Night, with Pennsylvania expected to take days to certify... Read more

Polling station on Election Day.

Campaigns target Catholic voters in crucial swing states

As the polls open for in-person voting, campaigners for both sides are looking to turn out the critical Catholic vote, with... Read more

President Donald Trump speaks at the 2020 March for Life. CNA file photo.

Some 2016 Trump critics say record on abortion, religious liberty changed their minds

During the 2016 Republic primaries, some prominent conservative Catholics warned about Donald Trump’s presidential candidacy. Four years later, some say... Read more

President D.Trump participates in the first presidential campaign debate with Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden, Sept. 29, 2020.

Trump and Biden clash on immigration and coronavirus during final debate

Immigration and the coronavirus pandemic took center stage on Thursday’s final debate between President Donald Trump and former vice president... Read more

Planned Parenthood clinic in Newton, NJ.

Planned Parenthood getting more government funding, despite defunding efforts

Recent annual reports show that federal funding to Planned Parenthood has increased, despite efforts by the Trump administration to eliminate... Read more

UN Headquarters in Geneva.

US hosts signing of declaration rejecting 'human right' to abortion

The United States hosted the signing ceremony of the Geneva Consensus Declaration on Thursday. The document rejects the claim that abortion is an... Read more

Sign at the U.S.-Mexico border.

Supreme Court takes case against 'Remain in Mexico' asylum policy

The Supreme Court will hear a challenge to the Trump administration’s “Remain in Mexico” policy, under which some asylum applicants... Read more

Joe Biden at the 2016 Democratic National Convention.

Biden backs 'transgender rights' for children during town hall

Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden said Thursday that young children should be able to change their gender without any “discrimination.”  Read more

Former vice president Joe Biden during a campaign stop in May, 2019.

Biden doubles down on abortion law pledge

Former vice president Joe Biden, the Democratic Party’s nominee for president, repeated his pledge to codify a right to abortion... Read more