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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

Missile launching.

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

USCCB president Cardinal Daniel DiNardo of Galveston-Houston.

Bishops ‘encouraged’ by Trump proposal for Dreamers, urge permanent solution

Jan 21, 2019

The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops has responded cautiously to President Donald Trump’s proposal to extend protections for those... Read more

Crowds at the 2019 March for Life, Washington, DC.

'I survived my mom’s abortion appointment:' Voices from the March for Life

Jan 19, 2019

By Jeanne Marie Hathway

The March, held Friday, traced the annual route along the National Mall in Washington, DC. It was the Dillers’ second... Read more

Marchers at the 2019 March for Life, Jan. 18 in Washington, DC.

'Every life is worth protecting,' President Trump, VP Pence tell March for Life

Jan 18, 2019

The March for Life again gathered myriad pro-life advocates to mark the anniversary of legalized abortion in America, and in... Read more

The White House.

Religious liberty innate to every human person, Trump says

Jan 16, 2019

Religious freeom is innate and must be protected, US president Donald Trump said in his proclamation for Religious Freedom Day,... Read more

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

AG nominee says Catholic faith not an issue

Jan 15, 2019

President Donald Trump’s nominee for attorney general William Barr said Tuesday that he does not think his Catholic faith is... Read more

A man in Paradise, Calif. surveys the remains of his house, destroyed by the Camp fire.

How cutting FEMA aid could impact California families

Jan 9, 2019

By Jonah McKeown

President Donald Trump has threatened to stop sending federal money to the state of California for wildfire recovery, a move... Read more

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