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Major win for Catholic doctors fighting Biden’s transgender mandate after appeal deadline passes

Nov 29, 2022

By Edie Heipel

The proposal was strongly opposed by religious doctors, medical organizations, and the United States Catholic Conference of Bishops. Read more

Bishop Michael Burbidge of Arlington.

Arlington bishop condemns Biden’s abortion agenda

Oct 27, 2022

By CNA Staff

Bishop Michael Burbidge has denounced President Joe Biden’s stated intention to codify a national right to abortion should Democrats win... Read more

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Biden administration financing drag queen shows for minors in Ecuador

Oct 24, 2022

By Diego Lopez Marina

The U.S. State Department has contributed $20,600 to finance workshops and “drag queen” performances at the Abraham Lincoln North American... Read more

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Department of Defense to pay for service members to travel for abortions

Oct 20, 2022

By Jonah McKeown

Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin directed the DoD to “establish travel and transportation allowances” so that service members and their... Read more

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

100 days after Dobbs: Biden calls for abortion, while Catholic bishops celebrate life

Oct 5, 2022

By Katie Yoder

President Joe Biden and the U.S. bishops’ pro-life chair each have marked 100 days since the overturning of Roe v.... Read more

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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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