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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

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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

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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

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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

The General Assembly of the United Nations in New York.

Holy See and Trump administration oppose abortion at UN General Assembly

Sep 24, 2019

President Donald Trump and Vatican Secretary of State Pietro Parolin have challenged world leaders to protect unborn human life. Both... Read more

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Bishops say reducing refugee numbers 'wholly counter to our values'

Sep 13, 2019

As the Trump administration reportedly considers further cuts to U.S. refugee admissions, the leader of the U.S. bishops’ migration committee has stated... Read more

Cardinal Joseph Tobin of Newark moderates a panel at the 2018 World Meeting of Families.

Cardinal Tobin blesses immigration protest

Sep 4, 2019

Cardinal Joseph Tobin, the Archbishop of Newark, blessed a group of protesters on Wednesday, as a they demonstrated in front... Read more

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HHS announces $2 billion to fight opioid addiction

Sep 4, 2019

By Matt Hadro

The Trump administration announced on Wednesday it will send almost $2 billion in grant funding to the states to fight the... Read more

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Labor Department rule aims to widen religious freedom protection for employers

Aug 15, 2019

By Christine Rousselle

The new policy expands a Johnson-era executive order protecting the rights of religious employers with federal government contracts to hire... Read more

Archbishop Wilton Gregory at a press conference in Washington, DC, April 4, 2019.

Gregory says Trump tweets 'deepened divisions and diminished our national life'

Aug 1, 2019

The Archbishop of Washington condemned racist and divisive rhetoric Thursday in response to controversial tweets by President Donald Trump.  Read more

Senator Elizabeth Warren on the TV screens debating. Election 2020.

Analysis: Voters care about abortion, why aren’t Democrats talking about it?

Jul 31, 2019

By Ed Condon

Underneath the absolutist direction of the party’s politicians, rank and file Democrats are far less uniform in their opinions.  Read more

Archbishop William Lori.

Archbishop Lori defends Baltimore after Trump tweets

Jul 29, 2019

By Christine Rousselle

Archbishop William E. Lori of Baltimore issued a statement Saturday rebutting a tweet from President Donald Trump that claimed that... Read more

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HHS brings Protect Life Rule into effect

Jul 15, 2019

The Trump administration announced Monday evening that parts of the Protect Life Rule, which prohibits recipients of Title X family... Read more

View of Algodones, Mexico from the US side of the Port of Entry.

Trump administration issues new asylum rules for southern border

Jul 15, 2019

The Trump administration announced a new rule on Monday, changing the asylum application process along the U.S.-Mexco border.  Read more

Lila Rose, founder of Live Action, addressed a White House social media summit July 11.

Pro-Life leaders tell White House summit of online censorship

Jul 12, 2019

By Matt Hadro

Pro-life leaders were invited to a White House social media summit Thursday, amid claims of online censorship by search engines and... Read more