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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

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