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HHS considers defining sex based on birth, genetics

Oct 22, 2018

The Trump administration is considering reshaping some federal policies to define gender according to a person’s biology and genitalia, according... Read more

Controversy flares over US challenge to WHO breastfeeding resolution

Jul 9, 2018

After critics charged that US delegates threatened Ecuador to prevent a World Health Organization resolution supporting breastfeeding, President Trump and... Read more

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LA archbishop welcomes Trump immigration order

Jun 20, 2018

By Christine Rousselle

The Archbishop of Los Angeles said he “welcomes” an executive order signed Wednesday by President Trump, and called on Congress... Read more

Reform bill the ‘first step’ to restorative prison justice, advocates say

May 24, 2018

By Courtney Mares

The U.S. House of Representatives has passed prison reform legislation that would integrate faith-based programs into federal prisons to help... Read more

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Trump at SBA gala: 'Vote for love' and 'vote for life'

May 23, 2018

By Christine Rousselle

Delivering the keynote address at the Susan B. Anthony List’s Campaign for Life Gala, President Donald Trump emphasized the importance... Read more

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Trump plan could strip Title X funds from abortion providers

May 17, 2018

The Trump administration on Friday will announce a plan to ensure that Title X family planning funding does not go... Read more

As US mulls Syria airstrikes, Francis calls for peace

Apr 12, 2018

By Christine Rousselle

As President Trump considers airstrikes in Syria in response to a chemical attack that killed dozens of people, including women... Read more

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Trump at prayer breakfast: 'Faith is central to American life and to liberty.'

Feb 8, 2018

By Courtney Mares

President Donald Trump lauded the importance of faith in American life as a foundation for freedom in his speech at... Read more

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Immigration takes center stage in State of the Union address

Jan 31, 2018

United States President Donald Trump made immigration reform a major topic of his first State of the Union address, touting... Read more

The 45th annual March for Life in Washington, D.C., Jan. 19, 2018.

Roe anniversary observed as National Sanctity of Human Life Day

Jan 22, 2018

By Courtney Mares

US President Donald Trump has proclaimed that Jan. 22, the anniversary of the Roe v. Wade Supreme Court decision which... Read more

US President Donald Trump speaks to March for Life participants and pro-life leaders in the Rose Garden at the White House, Jan. 19, 2018 in Washington, DC.

March for Life hears praise from President Trump

Jan 19, 2018

President Donald Trump praised the pro-life movement’s support for pregnant women and touted his administration’s pro-life policy achievements in his... Read more

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Trump to address March for Life via livestream

Jan 17, 2018

U.S. President Donald Trump will address participants in the 45th national March for Life via live video, the White House... Read more

President Donald Trump appears at the RNC in Cleveland, Ohio, July 2016.

Trump issues statement promoting religious liberty

Jan 16, 2018

By Christine Rousselle

US President Donald Trump issued a proclamation declaring Jan. 16, 2018, as “religious freedom day.” This date was chosen as... Read more

Amy Coney Barrett, who was confirmed as a judge of the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals Oct. 31, 2017. Photo courtesy of the University of Notre Dame Law School.

Pro-lifers laud US Senate's confirmation of judicial nominee

Nov 1, 2017

Catholic and pro-life groups are welcoming the Senate's confirmation on Tuesday of Amy Coney Barrett to the US Court of... Read more

US bishops call for health care protection for the most vulnerable

Oct 17, 2017

By Adelaide Mena

In the wake of an executive order issued by the Trump administration halting federal assistance for certain insurance plans, the... Read more

Trump administration lays out principles for protecting religious freedom

Oct 6, 2017

In a set of memos issued Friday, U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions outlined principles of religious freedom that federal agencies... Read more

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Trump administration announces broad exemptions for HHS mandate

Oct 6, 2017

By Matt Hadro

The Trump administration announced broad new exemptions to the HHS contraceptive mandate on Friday, giving relief to religious non-profits and... Read more

Pope Francis aboard the papal plane.

Pope hopes Trump will 'rethink' DACA decision on pro-life grounds

Sep 11, 2017

By Elise Harris, Hannah Brockhaus

During a press conference Sunday aboard the papal plane from Colombia to Rome, Pope Francis said that though he is... Read more

Arizona, New Mexico bishops ask Trump to keep DACA

Sep 1, 2017

The Catholic bishops of Arizona and New Mexico have joined the growing chorus of voices calling on President Donald Trump... Read more

Archbishop Gomez prods President Trump to change DACA position

Aug 29, 2017

President Donald Trump’s promise to treat undocumented minors with “great heart” needs to be reflected in policy that gives them... Read more