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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

Donald Trump.

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

White House, Washington, D.C.

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

White House, Washington, D.C.

Why hasn't the Trump administration dropped the HHS mandate?

Aug 24, 2017

By Matt Hadro

Lawyers for the Little Sisters of the Poor said it’s time for the Trump administration to admit that the Obama-era... Read more

Donald Trump at the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, OH, July 18-21, 2016.

Priest counters claim that God ordained Trump to nuke North Korea

Aug 11, 2017

A Texas Catholic priest has countered the claim of Texas Baptist pastor and adviser to Trump, Pastor Robert Jeffress, who... Read more

US-Mexican border in Arizona.

As vote looms, here's what bishops think about Trump's border wall

Jul 26, 2017

By Matt Hadro

As Congress prepares to vote on whether to fund the further construction of a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border, bishops... Read more

Cuban Flag.

US bishops call for engagement amid Trump's policy change on Cuba

Jun 20, 2017

President Donald Trump’s changes to U.S. policy on Cuba will end up weakening human rights in the island country, the... Read more

Catholic leaders dismayed by Trump's exit from Paris climate agreement

Jun 1, 2017

By Matt Hadro

Catholic leaders around the world expressed disappointment as President Donald Trump announced Thursday that the U.S. was pulling out of... Read more

Ivanka Trump at Rome's Community Sant'Egidio to meet with African women freed from human trafficking on May 24, 2017.

Ivanka Trump meets with human trafficking survivors in Rome

May 24, 2017

By Elise Harris

After a visit with Pope Francis Wednesday, Ivanka Trump met a group of human trafficking survivors, calling them examples of... Read more

Pope Francis meets with President Donald Trump in the Apostolic Palace May 24, 2017.

Pope Francis, Trump hold landmark first meeting (Updated)

May 24, 2017

By Hannah Brockhaus

After months of anticipation, Pope Francis and U.S. President Donald Trump finally met at the Vatican Wednesday in a friendly... Read more

Melania and Ivanka Trump.

Here's the plan for Melania and Ivanka's day in Rome

May 23, 2017

By Elise Harris

When U.S. President Donald Trump stops in Rome for a meeting with Pope Francis Wednesday, both his wife Melania and... Read more

Carl Anderson, Supreme Knight of the Knights of Columbus, meets with Pope Francis, Feb. 16, 2017.

Knights of Columbus leader talks Pope Francis, Trump in new interview

May 22, 2017

The leader of the nearly 2 million-member Knights of Columbus recently spoke about the importance of his group's fidelity to... 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