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Banner for the Likud party showing President Donald Trump shaking hands with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on a building in Jerusalem.

Trump and Netanyahu propose two-state plan for Israel-Palestine peace

Jan 28, 2020

President Donald Trump and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu proposed a new peace plan for the Middle East on Tuesday.... Read more

President Donald Trump at the 2020 March for Life.

At March for Life, Trump gets mixed reviews

Jan 24, 2020

By Christine Rousselle

On Friday, President Donald Trump became the first U.S. president to address the March for Life in person. His appearance... Read more

President Donald Trump takes the stage at the 2020 March for Life.

Trump at March for Life: 'I am truly proud to stand with you'

Jan 24, 2020

By JD Flynn

President Donald Trump addressed the annual March for Life Friday, telling pro-life demonstrators that he is an advocate for the... Read more

Archbishop Wilton Gregory at the 2020 Youth Rally and Mass for Life.

Archbishop Gregory hails youth for life: ‘They have the energy to pull it off’

Jan 24, 2020

Washington Archbishop Wilton Gregory said that the Youth Rally and Mass for Life was 'the beginning, not the end' of... Read more

Pro life demonstrators outside the U.S. Supreme Court in June, 2016.

Pro-life group announces $52 million war chest for 2020 election

Jan 22, 2020

By Matt Hadro

A pro-life political group has announced its plans to support President Donald Trump and pro-life senatorial candidates in their 2020... Read more

Trump administration considers travel bans on up to seven more countries

Jan 21, 2020

More travel bans and restrictions could be coming from the Trump administration, with up to seven countries targeted.  Read more

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.

Trump declares Jan. 22 'National Sanctity of Human Life Day'

Jan 21, 2020

President Donald Trump declared Jan. 22 to be National Sanctity of Human Life Day, in a proclamation signed Monday.  Read more

Chinese flag behind barbed wire fencing.

Congressional leaders raise plight of US pastors in Chinese prisons

Jan 15, 2020

More than a dozen members of Congress have asked President Trump to press for the release of U.S. pastors imprisoned... Read more

Archbishop Jose Gomez.

Archbishop Gomez urges prayers for peace amid Iran tensions

Jan 8, 2020

Archbishop Jose Gomez, president of the USCCB, has urged Catholics to pray for peace amid rising tensions between the U.S. and Iran.  Read more

Rep. Barry Loudermilk.

Rep. Loudermilk defends comparison of Trump impeachment to Pontius Pilate and Jesus Christ

Dec 18, 2019

A Georgia congressman’s office defended a claim made Wednesday that Jesus Christ was afforded more rights during the trial that... Read more

The White House, Washington, DC.

White House hosts Catholic leaders for religious freedom briefing

Dec 17, 2019

By Matt Hadro

The off the record briefing, held in the Indian Treaty room of the Executive Office Building, focused on “life, religious... Read more

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White House summit on family leave follows new House bill

Dec 12, 2019

By Matt Hadro

The White House hosted a summit on paid leave Thursday, hours after the House passed a bill with 12 weeks... Read more

New poll shows how Catholics view the 2020 election

Dec 9, 2019

Less than a year before the 2020 presidential election, a landmark poll of both Catholic and non-Catholic voters found that... Read more

Speaker Nancy Pelosi addresses voters in San Francisco.

Pelosi fumes: 'I don't hate anybody. I was raised Catholic'

Dec 5, 2019

Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi on Thursday rejected the suggestion that she “hates” President Donald Trump, and said that... Read more

Hiking trail along the US-Mexico border.

Trump administration finalizes refugee cap at lowest level ever

Nov 4, 2019

The White House on Sunday finalized its quota of refugee admissions for the 2020 fiscal year, cutting the cap on... Read more

Sign outside the Department of Health and Human Services building in downtown Washington, DC.

HHS changes rules to protect religious adoption agencies

Nov 1, 2019

By Matt Hadro

The rule change by the Department of Health and Human Services means that faith-based adoption agencies to continue receiving federal funding without matching children... Read more

Church of Saint Ananias, Damascus, Syria (Before Civil War), February 23, 2010.

Syrian Christians face new threat from Turkey, human rights group warns

Oct 8, 2019

Endangered Christian populations in the Middle East face renewed risks as the United States removes troops from Syria, a leading... Read more

Tiananmen Square - Entrance to Forbidden City, Beijing, China.

China marks 70 years of communism and human rights abuses

Oct 1, 2019

On Tuesday, the People’s Republic of China marked the 70th anniversary of the founding of the country’s communist regime. While... Read more

Refugees with children. Stock photo/Shutterstock

Bishops and Catholic Charities condemn new federal refugee limits

Sep 27, 2019

By Christine Rousselle

Catholic leaders and organizations have condemned an announcement by the Trump administration that it intends to cap the number of refugees admitted to... Read more

A sign at the entrance to a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing room in Washington, D.C.

Judicial nominee quizzed over undergrad abortion op-ed

Sep 25, 2019

A federal judicial nominee during his confirmation process was questioned by a U.S. senator over an op-ed on abortion that he... Read more