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The US-Mexico border in Arizona.

Catholics in US express frustration over border security stalemate

Jan 9, 2019

By Christine Rousselle

On Tuesday evening, US President Donald Trump highlighted humanitarian problems present along the US-Mexico border and issued a call for... Read more

Rep. Smith at the podium, and Kenneth B. Morris, Jr., great-great-great grandson of Frederick Douglass and President of Frederick Douglass Family Initiatives, April 2017. Courtesy photo.

President Trump signs anti-human trafficking bill into law

Jan 9, 2019

By Christine Rousselle

President Donald Trump signed the Frederick Douglass Trafficking Victims Prevention and Protection Reauthorization Act on Tuesday.  Read more

Pro-life demonstrators awaits the Supreme in front of the Supreme Court in Washington, DC, 2016.

Lawmakers from both parties to address 2019 March for Life

Jan 8, 2019

By Christine Rousselle

The March for Life has announced a bipartisan group of legislators who will address the upcoming March for Life at... Read more

Senator Kamala Harris addresses the crowd at a rally in Toarrance, CA., in July 2017.

Judicial nominee faces Senate scrutiny over Knights of Columbus membership

Dec 21, 2018

By Ed Condon

A judicial nominee faced questions from Senators this month about whether membership in the Knights of Columbus might impede his... Read more

Department of Health and Human Services, Washington, D.C.

EWTN wins lawsuit over HHS contraception mandate

Nov 30, 2018

By Ed Condon

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th circuit issued an order Thursday vacating a 2014 District Court decision against the... Read more

Cardinal Daniel DiNardo of Galveston-Houston, Texas in Vatican City during the Synod of Bishops on October 9, 2015.

U.S bishops welcome new HHS mandate exemptions

Nov 9, 2018

The USCCB has welcomed the Trump administration’s new rules providing enhanced consciene protections against the HHS contraceptive mandate.  Read more

Department of Health and Human Services, Washington, D.C.

Trump administration announces new conscience exemptions for contraceptive mandate

Nov 7, 2018

The Departments of Health and Human Services, Treasury, and Labor released two updated rules concerning conscience protections for organizations and... Read more

US President Donald Trump, Ambassador Nikki Haley at the United Nations, Sept. 2018.

U.S. will remain committed to protecting the unborn at the U.N., Haley says

Nov 5, 2018

By Christine Rousselle

As negotiations begin on the annual United Nations humanitarian assistance omnibus resolution, the United States will remain committed to protecting... Read more

President Donald Trump in Topeka Kansas, USA, October 6, 2018.

Trump declares National Adoption Month, says ‘every child is wanted’

Nov 4, 2018

The president called adoption a “life-changing act” and a “blessing for all involved.”  Read more

Trump’s plan for birthright citizenship flawed, says Catholic U law professor

Nov 1, 2018

By Christine Rousselle

A plan floated by President Donald Trump to end “birthright citizenship” through an executive order is likely unconstitutional, according to... Read more

Men and Women vector symbols.

HHS considers defining sex based on birth, genetics

Oct 22, 2018

The Trump administration is considering reshaping some federal policies to define gender according to a person’s biology and genitalia, according... Read more

Controversy flares over US challenge to WHO breastfeeding resolution

Jul 9, 2018

After critics charged that US delegates threatened Ecuador to prevent a World Health Organization resolution supporting breastfeeding, President Trump and... Read more

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LA archbishop welcomes Trump immigration order

Jun 20, 2018

By Christine Rousselle

The Archbishop of Los Angeles said he “welcomes” an executive order signed Wednesday by President Trump, and called on Congress... Read more

Reform bill the ‘first step’ to restorative prison justice, advocates say

May 24, 2018

By Courtney Mares

The U.S. House of Representatives has passed prison reform legislation that would integrate faith-based programs into federal prisons to help... Read more

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Trump at SBA gala: 'Vote for love' and 'vote for life'

May 23, 2018

By Christine Rousselle

Delivering the keynote address at the Susan B. Anthony List’s Campaign for Life Gala, President Donald Trump emphasized the importance... Read more

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Trump plan could strip Title X funds from abortion providers

May 17, 2018

The Trump administration on Friday will announce a plan to ensure that Title X family planning funding does not go... Read more

As US mulls Syria airstrikes, Francis calls for peace

Apr 12, 2018

By Christine Rousselle

As President Trump considers airstrikes in Syria in response to a chemical attack that killed dozens of people, including women... Read more

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Trump at prayer breakfast: 'Faith is central to American life and to liberty.'

Feb 8, 2018

By Courtney Mares

President Donald Trump lauded the importance of faith in American life as a foundation for freedom in his speech at... Read more

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Immigration takes center stage in State of the Union address

Jan 31, 2018

United States President Donald Trump made immigration reform a major topic of his first State of the Union address, touting... Read more

The 45th annual March for Life in Washington, D.C., Jan. 19, 2018.

Roe anniversary observed as National Sanctity of Human Life Day

Jan 22, 2018

By Courtney Mares

US President Donald Trump has proclaimed that Jan. 22, the anniversary of the Roe v. Wade Supreme Court decision which... Read more