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

Denver archbishop challenges 'pro-choice' Catholics to test their conscience

Jan 28, 2021

During his homily on Sunday, Archbishop Samuel Aquila of Denver criticized pro-choice Catholics, adding that if life is not valued... Read more

US bishops urge Biden to reject abortion rights after 'deeply disturbing' statement

Jan 22, 2021

President Joe Biden’s statement backing legal abortion on the anniversary of Roe v. Wade drew swift reaction from the U.S.... Read more

Transgender symbol.

In far-reaching executive order, Biden redefines 'sex'

Jan 21, 2021

By Kevin J. Jones

In one of his first acts in office, President Joe Biden has signed an executive order to interpret sex discrimination... Read more

Trump admin proposal a last-ditch effort to offer religious groups SBA loans

Jan 21, 2021

A proposal made on the last day of the Trump administration would make religious businesses eligible to receive loans from... Read more

Knights of Columbus Supreme Knight Carl Anderson speaks with CNA in Rome, June 26, 2014.

Knights of Columbus affirm Archbishop Gomez' 'balanced and prophetic statement' on inauguration

Jan 20, 2021

The head of the Knights of Columbus on Wednesday expressed gratitude for the “balanced and prophetic” statement issued by the... Read more

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

Pope Francis prays Biden will respect 'dignity of every person' in inauguration message

Jan 20, 2021

By Hannah Brockhaus

In a message to Joe Biden on inauguration day, Pope Francis said he is praying the new United States president... Read more

Flags of China and Vatican City.

Congressional report: Biden administration should push Vatican to ‘reevaluate’ China deal

Jan 14, 2021

By Matt Hadro

A new congressional report calls for U.S. diplomatic engagement with the Vatican to “reevaluate” its 2018 agreement with China on... Read more

Cardinal Timothy Dolan of New York attends the No Hate. No Fear. Solidarity March at Columbus Park, Jan. 5, 2020.

Cardinal Dolan: Catholics more 'hung up' on abortion as Biden administration looms

Jan 13, 2021

Cardinal Timothy Dolan of New York has explained why Catholics are not ashamed of being 'hung up’ on abortion, especially... Read more

Neera Tanden, Joe Biden's nominee for director of the Office of Management and Budget.

Biden's OMB nominee heads think tank with history of anti-religious freedom advocacy

Dec 16, 2020

By Kevin J. Jones

President-elect Joe Biden’s choice to direct the Office of Management and Budget is Neera Tanden, president and CEO of the... Read more