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Drone strikes and proportionality: What is 'just war?'

Jun 21, 2019

By Ed Condon

President Trump said Thursday that he cancelled a military strike because it was not "proportional," a concept rooted in just... Read more

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Planned Parenthood to lose $60 million after Title X ruling

Jun 21, 2019

The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals ruled on Thursday that new Title X rules, that prohibit funds from going to... Read more

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Senators highlight pro-life protections ahead of 2020 spending bills

May 24, 2019

By Christine Rousselle

A quarter of the Senate signed a letter on Wednesday seeking to keep pro-life and religious freedom protections intact during the... Read more

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US House asks court to block funding for border wall

Apr 24, 2019

Lawyers representing the US House of Representatives on Tuesday filed a motion in federal court to block funding for the... Read more

Pete Buttigieg campaigns in New Hampshire, April, 2019.

Analysis: How politics is shaping morality, and how religious voters might respond

Apr 17, 2019

By Ed Condon

As the 2020 Presidential race begins in earnest, between the two parties sits a growing number of voters motivated by... Read more

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Trump calls Pope Francis after Notre-Dame fire

Apr 17, 2019

President Donald Trump and Pope Francis spoke on the phone Wednesday afternoon, with the president pledging to assist with the... Read more

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Judge rules asylum seekers cannot be forced to remain in Mexico

Apr 9, 2019

Asylum seekers crossing the southern border may no longer have to return to Mexico while their cases are heard after... Read more

Pete Buttigieg speaks at the National Action Network Convention on April 4, 2019.

Buttigieg takes aim at faith of Trump administration, social conservatives

Apr 8, 2019

By Christine Rousselle

Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg has criticized Vice President Mike Pence for his views on gay marriage, saying that his... Read more

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo during an interview with EWTN ProLife Weekly.

‘No backdoors, no end-runs’: Pompeo vows total end to foreign aid for abortion

Apr 5, 2019

Mike Pompeo has said the Trump administration is doing its “level best” to prevent foreign aid dollars reaching organizations that... Read more

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Catholic soldier posthumously awarded Medal of Honor

Mar 12, 2019

President Donald Trump will award the Medal of Honor to Staff Sergeant Travis W. Atkins, who was killed on June... Read more

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Trump joins pro-life activists to address CPAC

Mar 2, 2019

By Christine Rousselle

The president joined prominent pro-life activists Saturday to address the annual Conservative Political Action Conference in National Harbor, Maryland.  Read more

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Illinois Planned Parenthood announces new program to replace Title X funds

Feb 28, 2019

The Protect Life Rule was finalized on Feb. 22 and will come into effect in April. The policy forbids Title... Read more

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What no deal at the Trump-Kim summit means for human rights in North Korea

Feb 28, 2019

By Courtney Mares

The summit between US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un in Vietnam came to an early close... Read more

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Emergency declaration raises new questions about Texas border chapel

Feb 18, 2019

By Christine Rousselle

President Donald Trump’s declaration of a national emergency on the southern border has again raised the possibility of a barrier... Read more

Attorney General William Barr during confirmation hearings ahead of his first term in the role in 1991.

Senate confirms William Barr as attorney general

Feb 14, 2019

William Barr was confirmed as United States attorney general on Thursday by a 54-45 vote in the Senate.  Read more

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Texas chapel fenced off from border wall funding

Feb 14, 2019

By Christine Rousselle

The Consolidated Appropriations Act would provide $1.3 billion in funding for the construction of barriers along the U.S.-Mexico border but... Read more

Customs and Border Protection Revenue Division.

Border security compromise may prevent new shutdown

Feb 12, 2019

Congressional leaders hope to have avoided a further partial government shutdown after reaching an agreement on a budget that includes... Read more

Trump nominee for Attorney General William Barr during confirmation hearings ahead of his first term in the role in 1991.

AG Nominee Barr clears committee ahead of final Senate vote

Feb 7, 2019

The Senate Judiciary Committee voted 12-10 along party lines to advance attorney general nominee William Barr to the full Senate... Read more

President Donald Trump, pictured at a press conference in 2018.

Trump calls for 'culture that cherishes innocent life' in SOTU address

Feb 6, 2019

The president’s annual state of the union address received a divided response after highlighting life issues.  Read more

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Archbishop cautions against US withdrawal from missile treaty

Feb 5, 2019

By Christine Rousselle

Archbishop Timothy Broglio, chairman of the U.S. bishops’ conference international justice and peace committee, has expressed his unease at the... Read more