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As Biden presidency passes 100 days, Catholics push him to end federal death penalty

Apr 30, 2021

Catholics are calling on President Joe Biden to honor his campaign promises to raise the refugee ceiling and halt use... Read more

Pope Francis greets then-U.S. Vice President Joe Biden at the Vatican in this April 29, 2016.

Catholics respond to Washington Post article and tweet calling Biden a ‘very Catholic president’

Apr 29, 2021

By Joe Bukuras

Prominent Catholics are passionately responding to a recent Washington Post tweet which said “A rising group of right-wing U.S. Catholic... Read more

Pope Francis delivers a message for Earth Day, April 22, 2021. Credit: Vatican Media.

Care for nature, pope tells world leaders at climate summit

Apr 22, 2021

In a video message sent to a climate summit on Thursday, Pope Francis urged care for nature and the preservation... Read more

White House says it will increase refugee cap in May

Apr 16, 2021

By Christine Rousselle

President Joe Biden will increase the refugee admissions limit by May 15 - after reports that he would keep the... Read more

NIH reverses restrictions on fetal tissue research

Apr 16, 2021

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) on Friday announced it will not require ethics boards to review federally-funded research proposals... Read more

Syrian refugee family at a camp in Passau, Germany - August 2015

‘Refugee resettlement has effectively been halted’: Catholics implore Biden to accept more refugees

Apr 15, 2021

By Christine Rousselle

Catholic organizations expressed dismay that the United States this year could admit the lowest number of refugees in decades.  Read more

Pro-life leaders: Allowing mail-order abortion pill will pose 'grave danger' for women

Apr 13, 2021

Pro-life groups criticized the Biden administration for allowing the distribution of the abortion pill through the mail during the COVID-19... Read more

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Christian medical groups oppose health secretary nominee

Mar 17, 2021

By Christine Rousselle

Groups of medical professionals warn that President Biden’s health secretary nominee would bring about an “unprecedented assault” on conscience rights.  Read more

Former vice president Joe Biden at a campaign event, Nov, 2019.

Biden's contradictory Catholicism misleading and confusing, Archbishop Naumann says

Mar 15, 2021

It is a serious matter for President Joe Biden to profess Catholicism while publicly backing contradictory action on matters such... Read more

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Biden administration asks Supreme Court to toss out abortion funding case

Mar 15, 2021

The Biden administration is asking the Supreme Court to throw out a challenge to restrictions on federal funding of pro-abortion... Read more

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Despite denials, HHS nominee Xavier Becerra sued to take away nuns' religious freedom rights

Mar 5, 2021

By Kevin J. Jones

Xavier Becerra, US president Joe Biden’s nominee for HHS secretary, did indeed sue to take away the religious exemptions for... Read more

U.S. President Joe Biden listens while meeting virtually with Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, March 1, 2021. Credit: Anna Moneymaker/The New York Times/Bloomberg via Getty Images.

Mexico's bishops hope politicians would be enlightened by Our Lady

Mar 2, 2021

In a statement Tuesday responding to media inquiries about US president Joe Biden’s stated devotion to Our Lady of Guadalupe,... Read more

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HHS nominee won’t say if parents can refuse child’s gender transitioning

Feb 25, 2021

By Matt Hadro

A nominee for assistant health secretary on Thursday wouldn’t say if government officials can intervene when parents refuse their child’s... Read more

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Health secretary nominee: 'I have never sued any nuns'

Feb 24, 2021

By Matt Hadro

On Wednesday, President Biden’s health secretary nominee defended coercive contraceptive and abortion coverage mandates against Catholic nuns, claiming he had... Read more

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Former HHS official: Becerra must be questioned over conscience violations

Feb 24, 2021

By Matt Hadro

President Biden’s health secretary nominee must be held accountable for forcing California Catholic nuns to cover abortions, said a former... Read more

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Health secretary nominee grilled on partial-birth abortion, taxpayer-funded abortion

Feb 23, 2021

By Matt Hadro

President Biden’s nominee for health secretary on Tuesday would not commit to preventing federal funding of abortions, and would not... Read more

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Archbishop Naumann: Biden’s self-contradictory Catholicism on abortion deserves correction

Feb 16, 2021

President Joe Biden’s long self-presentation as a devout Catholic contradicts his strong political stands backing abortion. For Archbishop Joseph Naumann,... Read more

US bishops express support for Biden’s environmental actions

Feb 3, 2021

Archbishop Paul Coakley of Oklahoma City, chairman of the US bishops’ domestic justice committee, praised Wednesday President Joe Biden’s environmental... Read more

Former vice president Joe Biden at a campaign event, Nov, 2019.

White House: Biden is delivering on promises by revoking pro-life policies

Feb 3, 2021

Asked Wednesday if President Joe Biden intends to work with the pro-life community, White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki said... Read more

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Twitter, Truth and Transgenderism: Catholic outlet suspended for Biden nominee report

Feb 1, 2021

By Kevin J. Jones

Catholic World Report is no longer suspended on Twitter, but the publication is still concerned about the social media giant’s... Read more