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Joe Biden during his visit to Kiev and meeting with President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko in 2016.

Biden condemns forced sterilizations by China

Jul 2, 2020

Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden condemned China’s forced sterilizations of Uyghur women on Wednesday—nine years after he told a Chinese... Read more

President Donald Trump at the White House, 2018.

Analysis: What is the Trump administration doing about the Uyghurs?

Jun 30, 2020

By Matt Hadro

Trump faces growing criticism for not financially sanctioning senior Chinese officials responsible for what the Congressional China Commission says may... Read more

Federal executions to resume after Supreme Court denies appeal

Jun 29, 2020

By Christine Rousselle

Federal executions are set to resume in the next two weeks after the Supreme Court declined to hear a challenge to... Read more

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Trump signs order to support work with faith groups on adoption

Jun 24, 2020

By Matt Hadro

President Donald Trump signed an executive order on Wednesday to bolster the federal government’s work with community and faith-based groups... Read more

President Donald Trump at the White House, 2018.

US religious freedom commissioner says 'no excuse' for Trump delay on Chinese sanctions

Jun 24, 2020

By Matt Hadro

A federal religious freedom commissioner has said there is “no excuse” for the Trump administration “delaying action” to place sanctions on Chinese... Read more

US President Donald Trump makes his way through the Colonnades of the White House in Washington, DC on May 15, 2020.

President Trump talks statues, Archbishop Viganò in EWTN News interview

Jun 22, 2020

President Donald Trump on Monday said he will issue an executive order designed to protect public statuary, as statues around... Read more

Demonstrators pray the rosary near the St. John Paul II Shrine in Washington, D.C., June 2, 2020,

For justice and healing: Catholics explain why they marched

Jun 12, 2020

By Matt Hadro

Catholics around the country told CNA that they attended recent protests against racism and police brutality in cities, suburbs, and... Read more

Archbishop Carlo Vigano. CNA file photo.

Trump tweet latest twist in Archbishop Vigano saga

Jun 11, 2020

By JD Flynn

President Trump on Wednesday tweeted that he was honored by a letter written to him by former apostolic nuncio Archbishop... Read more

Archbishop Wilton Gregory of Atlanta.

Analysis: Archbishop Gregory promised the truth. Has he told it?

Jun 10, 2020

By JD Flynn

At the press conference announcing his appointment as Washington’s new shepherd, Archbishop Wilton Gregory made a pledge: “I will always... Read more

Protester outside the White House in 2016.

DC Catholic priests invited to 'prayerful protest' at White House

Jun 8, 2020

By Christine Rousselle

Priests in the Archdiocese of Washington will demonstrate outside of the White House on Monday as a “prayerful protest” against hatred... Read more

President Donald Trump.

New poll finds President Donald Trump losing Catholic support amid George Floyd protests

Jun 5, 2020

The Public Religion Research Institute (PRRI) reported on Thursday that President Trump’s favorability among white Catholics fell from 60% in... Read more

Louisiana State Senator Katrina Jackson speaks at Stork Ball 2020 on January 23, 2020 in Washington, DC.

Racial justice is a pro-life issue, says leading pro-life legislator

Jun 3, 2020

By Matt Hadro

Pro-life advocates must speak out in defense of all human life--including issues of racial justice and deaths at the hands... Read more

U.S. troops take part in a military parade in Washington, D.C. in 1991.

Can Trump legally deploy troops? Yes, say Catholic university law profs

Jun 2, 2020

By Matt Hadro

After President Donald Trump announced Monday that he is ready to send U.S. troops into states to quell riots, law... Read more

Sen. Ben Sasse.

Sen. Sasse: ‘Word of God’ not a prop for politics

Jun 2, 2020

Sen. Ben Sasse issued a strongly-worded statement on Tuesday condemning President Donald Trump’s brief appearance in front of an historic church... Read more

President Donald Trump. CNA file photo.

Trump signs order on international religious freedom after JPII shrine visit

Jun 2, 2020

President Donald Trump on Tuesday signed an executive order “to advance international religious freedom,” after he visited the St. John... Read more

US President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump visit the Saint John Paul II National Shrine, to lay a ceremonial wreath on June 2, 2020.

JPII shrine says Trump visit long scheduled, while Archbishop Gregory opposes visit

Jun 2, 2020

Amid burgeoning conflict regarding the president’s response to riots across the country, President Donald Trump visited the Saint John Paul... Read more

 US President Donald Trump holds up a Bible outside of St John's Episcopal church across Lafayette Park in Washington, DC on June 1, 2020.

Trump says he will dispatch troops if riots continue

Jun 1, 2020

During a speech from the Rose Garden on June 1, President Donald Trump pledged to deploy the U.S. military if... Read more

President Donald Trump.

President Trump: Churches should reopen 'right now'

May 22, 2020

By Matt Hadro

President Donald Trump on Friday called on state governors to reopen churches “right now.”  Read more

Illinois governor JB Pritzker.

Illinois churches may not fully reopen for a year as White House shelves CDC plan

May 7, 2020

By Matt Hadro

The governor of Illinois has said he will continue to ban public gatherings of more than 50 people—including religious services—until... Read more

Nurses in coronavirus quarantine zone.

'It’s not just our science, it’s our compassion', Catholic nurse tells White House

May 6, 2020

By Matt Hadro

A Catholic nurse shared her experience treating new coronavirus patients at a White House event for National Nurses Day on... Read more