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Bishop Emeritus Nunzio Galantino of Cassano all'Jonio in Rome, Feb. 18, 2014.

Italian bishop rebukes suggestions that torture can be used licitly

Jan 26, 2017

The secretary general of the Italian bishops conference on Thursday said that torture can never be a response to terrorism,... Read more

U.S. Mexico border crossing at San Ysidro.

US bishops dismayed as Trump vows to build border wall

Jan 26, 2017

By Matt Hadro

A leading bishop expressed alarm and dismay on Wednesday following President Trump’s executive orders to increase immigrant detention centers and... Read more

Washington National Cathedral.

Cardinal Wuerl prays for unity at Inaugural Prayer Service

Jan 23, 2017

By Matt Hadro

Religious leaders gathered in prayer for the country and the Trump administration on Saturday, continuing a decades-old tradition of national... Read more

Donald Trump.

President Trump restores pro-life Mexico City Policy

Jan 23, 2017

On Monday, President Donald Trump reinstated the Mexico City Policy, an international pro-life regulation that is generally seen as an... Read more

Pope Francis in St. Peter's Square for a Jubilee of Mercy audience June 18, 2016.

On Trump presidency, Pope says we must 'wait and see'

Jan 22, 2017

By Hannah Brockhaus

In a new interview published Saturday, Pope Francis said he will wait to see what U.S. President Donald J. Trump... Read more

Supreme Court Justice John Roberts (2L) administers the oath of office to U.S. President Donald Trump, Jan. 20, 2017.

Cardinal Dolan prays for wisdom as Trump takes office

Jan 20, 2017

By Matt Hadro

Cardinal Timothy Dolan of New York prayed for God’s wisdom as Donald J. Trump was sworn in as the 45th... Read more

On abortion policy, a tale of two White House transitions

Nov 17, 2016

By Kevin J. Jones

Pro-abortion rights groups sought massive change in the Barack Obama administration eight years ago. Now, some pro-life advocates see the... Read more

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Can a Catholic in good conscience vote for Trump?

Mar 16, 2016

As Republican frontrunner Donald Trump moves closer to the presidential nomination, Catholics are questioning whether voting for the billionaire-turned-politician is... Read more

     Pope Francis with members of the Italian group Parish Cells of Evangelization in Paul VI Hall on Sept 5, 2015.

Move over Donald Trump – Pope Francis' approval ratings are much higher

Sep 21, 2015

By Mary Farrow

Pope Francis can look forward to a warm welcome in the United States this week, from both Catholic and non-Catholic... Read more