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Madisan DeBos, a Division I track and cross country student-athlete at Southern Utah University, speaks at the "Our Bodies, Our Sports" rally in Washington, D.C., on June 23, 2022.

Democrat senators urge stronger LGBT mandates in Biden’s sex discrimination rule

Sep 13, 2022

By Edie Heipel

A group of Democrat senators urged the Biden administration to add even stronger mandates to its proposed Title IX rule... Read more


USDA exempts religious schools from LGBT rule change threatening free lunch funds

Aug 31, 2022

By Edie Heipel

The department published a memo that includes an exception for schools to “be exempt on religious grounds if there is... Read more


HHS can’t force Catholic hospital network to perform abortions, gender transitions, court says

Aug 27, 2022

By Kevin J. Jones

A federal appellate court on Friday blocked a push to force doctors to perform abortions or sex-reassignment surgeries. Read more

White House Press Secretary Karine Jean-Pierre speaks during a White House daily press briefing at the James S. Brady Press Room of the White House Aug. 25, 2022 in Washington, D.C.

White House press secretary responds to EWTN’s question about Nicaraguan persecution of Catholics

Aug 25, 2022

By Edie Heipel

White House Press Secretary Karine Jean-Pierre read a statement condemning recent attacks on "democratic leaders" in Nicaragua without specifically mentioning... Read more


Catholic schools’ free lunch funds jeopardized by Biden LGBT rule change

Aug 10, 2022

By Edie Heipel, Joe Bukuras

A reinterpreted discrimination ban puts pressure on schools not aligned with the Biden administration’s LGBTQ agenda that rely on federal... Read more


How to comment on Biden rule forcing doctors to perform transition surgeries, abortions

Aug 5, 2022

By Edie Heipel

Members of the public have until October 3 to voice their opposition to the rule. Read more


U.S. bishops urge support for mothers and babies after Biden abortion executive order

Aug 5, 2022

By Carl Bunderson

Archbishop William Lori of Baltimore on Friday called on President Joe Biden to increase support and care for mothers and... Read more

The scene outside the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington, D.C., after the court released its decision in the Dobbs case, June 24, 2022.

Catholic medical group challenges HHS directive on emergency abortions

Jul 18, 2022

By Katie Yoder

The largest association of Catholic individuals in health care is condemning the Biden administration for ordering health care providers to... Read more

US President Joe Biden, with (L-R) Vice President Kamala Harris, Health and Human Services Secretary Xavier Becerra and Deputy Attorney General Lisa Monaco, signs an executive order protecting access to reproductive health care services, in the White House in Washington, DC, July 8, 2022.

Biden signs abortion executive order: 'Right to choose' is 'essential'

Jul 8, 2022

By Katie Yoder

President Joe Biden signed an executive order Friday aimed at protecting abortion access in response to the Supreme Court’s decision... Read more

U.S. President Joe Biden arrives at the Vatican to meet Pope Francis, Oct. 29, 2021

Biden to sign abortion executive order in response to Dobbs

Jul 8, 2022

By Katie Yoder

President Joe Biden will sign an executive order Friday aimed at protecting abortion access in response to the Supreme Court’s... Read more

President Joe Biden delivers remarks at the White House, Sept. 9, 2021

With Roe v Wade a dead letter, Biden rallies governors to promote abortion access

Jul 1, 2022

By Kevin J. Jones

In the wake of a Supreme Court decision overturning Roe v. Wade, President Joe Biden met with a group of... Read more

Sister Simone Campbell.

Sister Simone Campbell to be among Presidential Medal of Freedom recipients

Jul 1, 2022

By CNA Staff

Sister Simone Campbell, former executive director of the Network Lobby for Catholic Social Justice, will receive the Presidential Medal of... Read more

Xavier Becerra, U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services.

Biden official promises 5 actions to protect abortion after Roe

Jun 28, 2022

By Katie Yoder

The Biden administration is taking five steps to protect access to abortion, according to Xavier Becerra, the secretary of the... Read more

U.S. President Joe Biden addresses the Supreme Court’s decision on Dobbs v. Jackson Women's Health Organization to overturn Roe v. Wade June 24, 2022 in Cross Hall at the White House in Washington, DC.

Biden calls Dobbs decision a 'tragic error', calls on Congress to codify abortion rights

Jun 24, 2022

By Jonah McKeown

In a Friday press conference, U.S. President Joe Biden called on Congress to codify abortion access into federal law, following... Read more


Biden administration seeks school regulation change to ban LGBT discrimination

Jun 23, 2022

By Katie Yoder

The proposed change came on the 50th anniversary of Title IX gender equality law. Read more

Cynthia Monteleone, shown at the "Our Bodies, Our Sports" rally in Washington, D.C., on June 23, 2022. The mother of three is a track coach, a Team USA World Masters track champion, and an advocate for the preservation of women’s sports.

Female athletes advocate for women’s sports ahead of Title IX transgender changes

Jun 23, 2022

By Maisy Sullivan

New regulations the Biden administration will propose could lead to major changes in women's sports. Read more


Biden administration sued after fertility awareness methods cut from health coverage

Jun 14, 2022

By Katie Yoder

Couples can use this biomarker information, in line with Catholic Church teaching, to avoid or achieve pregnancy. Read more

Christians hold signs as they march on the streets of Abuja during prayer and penance for peace and security in Nigeria on March 1, 2020.

Expert says Nigerian Christians no longer view the U.S. as a 'credible partner'

Jun 13, 2022

By Jonah McKeown

The claim that the Pentecost Sunday attack was related merely to resources, land, or climate change is "absurd," Stephen Rasche... Read more


Rep. Chris Smith 'hopeful' fetal tissue research at University of Pittsburgh will be investigated

Jun 1, 2022

By Joe Bukuras

Representative Chris Smith [R-NJ] says he is hopeful that the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services will investigate the... Read more

U.S. Capitol Building, Washington, D.C.

Senate again rejects sweeping federal abortion bill. Bishops relieved, Biden adamant.

May 11, 2022

By Kevin J. Jones

An expansive abortion bill that would declare abortion a human right, undercut existing state pro-life laws, and force objecting doctors... Read more