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Archbishop Vincenzo Paglia.

Archbishop Paglia: Catholic politicians cannot protect or promote abortion

Aug 31, 2020

The president of the Pontifical Academy for Life said Saturday that Catholic politicians should not promote legal protections of any... Read more

Sister Dede Byrne speaks at the 2020 Republican National Convention. Screenshot.

Republican convention night three: God, country, and Notre Dame

Aug 27, 2020

By Matt Hadro

The third night of the 2020 Republican National Convention featured a Catholic religious sister and a Chinese human rights lawyer... Read more

Abby Johnson speaks Aug 25 during the 2020 Republican National Convention.

Faith, life and justice issues take center stage at Republican National Convention

Aug 26, 2020

By Christine Rousselle

Faith and social issues took center stage on night two of the Republican National Convention, as speakers said the Trump... Read more

Cardinal Timothy Dolan attends Columbus Day parade in New York City.

Republican convention highlights religious freedom on night one

Aug 25, 2020

By Matt Hadro

The first night of the 2020 Republican National Convention in Charlotte featured prayers from a cardinal, appeals to religious freedom... Read more

Sr. Deirdre “Dede” Byrne, POSC.

Sister, soldier, surgeon, speaker: Catholic sister to address Republican convention

Aug 24, 2020

Sr. Deirdre “Dede” Byrne, POSC, will address the Republican Naitonal Convention this week, and she has one of the most... Read more

President Donald Trump. CNA file photo.

Catholic Trump supporters respond to Log Cabin GOP endorsement

Aug 24, 2020

By Matt Hadro

After President Trump welcomed an endorsement as “the most pro-gay president in American history,” some of the president’s Catholic supporters... Read more

President Donald Trump at a campaign rally in December, 2019.

Trump ‘honored’ by praise as ‘pro-gay president,’ after support from bishops on transgender and conscience policy

Aug 20, 2020

President Donald Trump tweeted late Wednesday night that he was honored by a video describing him as “the most pro-gay... Read more

Archbishop Joseph F. Naumann of Kansas City, Kansas, Chairman of the USCCB Committee on Pro-Life.

US bishops praise Trump administration for pro-life aid policy

Aug 20, 2020

The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops praised the Trump administration’s efforts to tie U.S. aid to pro-life policy on... Read more

USAID Agency for International Development flag with emblem seal outside headquarters building.

Mexico City Policy is working, federal report finds

Aug 18, 2020

Pro-life conditions on U.S. health aid have not resulted in significant gaps in health care provision, multiple federal agencies reported on... Read more

President Donald Trump at a White House press conference, April, 2018.

Poll finds Catholics divided by race and party in 2020 election

Aug 17, 2020

A new Pew Research poll shows white and Hispanic Catholics split over who they will vote for in the 2020... Read more

UAE and Israel flags.

Christian advocacy group hails Israel-Emirates deal

Aug 14, 2020

An advocacy group for Christians and other religious minorities living in the Middle East has praised an agreement between Israel... Read more

A Liquid Nitrogen bank containing suspension of stem cells. Via Shutterstock

US government considers ethics of aborted tissue research

Aug 6, 2020

By Matt Hadro

A new federal ethics advisory board for fetal tissue research has convened to consider future federally-funded research proposals that involve... Read more

EWTN News Nightly's Tracy Sabol conducts a White House interview with President Donald Trump Aug. 4. Courtesy photo.

Transcript of EWTN News Nightly interview with President Donald Trump

Aug 4, 2020

EWTN News Nightly’s lead anchor Tracy Sabol conducted a White House interview with President Donald Trump Aug. 4. Below is... Read more

Archbishop Jose Gomez.

US bishops urge Trump to reinstate DACA

Jul 30, 2020

Leading U.S. Catholic bishops on Thursday criticized the Trump administration’s decision to consider ending DACA.  Read more

Federal housing rule change is self-defeating, Catholic leaders warn

Jul 29, 2020

Changes to federal fair housing rules undermine the government's responsibility to guide efforts to overcome the legacy of racial discrimination... Read more

President Donald Trump during a White house press briefing, 2018.

White House orders DACA review, rejects new applications

Jul 29, 2020

By Matt Hadro

The White House announced Tuesday that it will review the DACA program while not accepting any new applications by immigrants for... Read more

Fr. Frank Pavone (L) and Rev. Patrick Mahoney pray outside the U.S. Supreme Court during oral arguments in Sebelius v. Hobby Lobby March 25, 2014 in Washington, DC.

Priests for Life Fr. Frank Pavone resigns from Trump campaign roles

Jul 24, 2020

By Kevin J. Jones, JD Flynn

Priests for Life national director Fr. Frank Pavone has resigned from advisory positions in the reelection campaign of President Donald... Read more

 U.S. President Donald Trump works on his phone during a roundtable at the State Dining Room of the White House June 18, 2020 in Washington, DC.

Why White House Catholics are concerned about Trump’s Catholic tweets

Jul 9, 2020

By Ed Condon

Officials working in the Trump administration have told CNA that they have been frustrated by recent presidential tweets elevating controversial... Read more

Then Vice President Joe Biden during a meeting in Kiev, Ukraine, 2014.

Biden plans to end contraception exemption for Little Sisters

Jul 9, 2020

Former vice president Joe Biden pledged on Wednesday to reinstate Obama-era policies that would require the Little Sisters of the... Read more

Trump administration starts withdrawal from WHO

Jul 8, 2020

By Kevin J. Jones

The United States will withdraw from the World Health Organization by July 6, 2021, the Trump administration has told the... Read more