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Cate Ford, one of the intervenor-plaintiffs in The State of Tennessee v. United States Department of Education

Arkansas students seek to intervene in challenge to federal transgender sports policy

Oct 5, 2021

By Matt Hadro

Three female athletes and a Christian education association are seeking to intervene in a lawsuit against the Biden administration, over... Read more

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Biden administration allows funding of abortion referrals, providers under new rule

Oct 4, 2021

By Matt Hadro

The Biden administration will allow Planned Parenthood and other clinics providing abortions to once again receive federal family planning funds,... Read more

US Attorney General Merrick Garland

Justice Department asks judge to block Texas abortion law during legal challenge

Sep 15, 2021

By Jonah McKeown

The US Department of Justice asked a federal judge on Tuesday to issue a preliminary injunction against Texas’ law prohibiting... Read more

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Biden administration sues Texas over pro-life law

Sep 9, 2021

By Matt Hadro

The Biden administration on Thursday sued Texas over its new law prohibiting most abortions after the detection of a fetal... Read more

Joe Biden

Biden ‘deeply committed’ to legal abortion, after Texas’ pro-life law goes into effect

Sep 1, 2021

By Matt Hadro

President Joe Biden on Wednesday said his administration is “deeply committed” to upholding legal abortion, after Texas’ pro-life “heartbeat” law... Read more

Upton Sinclair Honoree Tim Gill and and partner Scott Miller (L) arrive for the Liberty Hill Upton Sinclair Awards Dinner at The Beverly Hilton Hotel, May 11, 2011 in Beverly Hills, California. Credit: Victor Decolongon/Getty Images.

Biden ambassador pick a wealthy LGBT activist linked to 'hostile takeover' of religion

Aug 23, 2021

By Kevin J. Jones

President Joe Biden’s pick for Ambassador to Switzerland is Scott Miller, whose Gill Foundation has poured millions of dollars into... Read more

Cardinal Timothy Dolan of New York, chair of the USCCB religious liberty committee

‘Dereliction of its duty’: US bishops rebuke Biden administration for dropping conscience rights lawsuit

Aug 12, 2021

By Joe Bukuras, Christine Rousselle

The U.S. bishops on Thursday criticized the Biden administration for dropping a conscience rights lawsuit. Read more

Federal court rules against 'transgender mandate'

Aug 10, 2021

By Matt Hadro

A federal district court judge on Aug. 9 ruled in favor of Catholic and Christian health care organizations fighting the... Read more

‘An assault on those who are pro-life’: Legal group responds to DOJ dropping conscience complaint

Aug 5, 2021

By Matt Hadro

A conservative legal group this week criticized the Justice Department for dropping its conscience rights lawsuit against a Vermont hospital... Read more

Federal LGBT employment guidance ‘an outrageous overreach’ one lawyer says

Jul 8, 2021

By Matt Hadro

Recent federal LGBT nondiscrimination guidance for employers goes far beyond the law, one legal and religious freedom expert told CNA. Read more

Archbishop Paul Coakley of Oklahoma City (Left) and Bishop James Wall of Gallup, head of the Subcommittee on Native American Affairs under the USCCB Standing Committee for Cultural Diversity, (Right) at the 2019 USCCB General Assembly, June 12, 2019.

USCCB looks to assist federal investigation of boarding schools for indigenous

Jul 8, 2021

By Jonah McKeown

The U.S. bishops’ conference has volunteered to assist a new federal investigation of the history of boarding schools for Native... Read more

Senate pro-life chair criticizes proposed ACA abortion billing rule

Jul 1, 2021

By Matt Hadro

The chair of the Senate pro-life caucus on Tuesday criticized a proposed loosening of safeguards against taxpayer funding of abortion... Read more

Vice President Kamala Harris delivers a virtual address to the Generation Equality Forum, June 30, 2021

White House promotes abortion funding, ‘reproductive healthcare’ at international gathering on women

Jun 30, 2021

The White House on Wednesday promoted its push for taxpayer-funded abortion as it made commitments on “gender equity” to an... Read more

Pope Francis greets Secretary Antony Blinken at the Vatican on June 28, 2021.

Pope Francis meets Secretary Antony Blinken at Vatican

Jun 28, 2021

By Courtney Mares

Secretary Blinken and Pope Francis discussed China, as well as "the humanitarian crises in Lebanon, Syria, the Tigray region of... Read more

How the Biden administration’s expansion of Title IX could end up hurting women

Jun 25, 2021

By Kate Scanlon

The Biden administration’s expansion of Title IX protections could end up hurting women’s sports and contradicting the purpose of the... Read more

Members of the migrant caravan take temporary shelter in a stadium in Mexico City on their way to the United States border, Nov. 8, 2018.

After ‘Remain in Mexico’ policy is dismissed, USCCB urges acceptance of migrants

Jun 24, 2021

By CNA Staff

The U.S. bishops’ conference on Thursday emphasized the need to welcome immigrants after the Supreme Court resolved a challenge to... Read more

President Biden addresses the 2021 National Prayer Breakfast

Biden doesn't expect not to be admitted to Holy Communion

Jun 18, 2021

On Friday, US President Joe Biden was asked about a "resolution" of the U.S. bishops to deny him and other... Read more

President Biden reveals his rosary beads during a March 1, 2021 virtual meeting with Mexico’s President López Obrador

Bishops must address Biden's policies that contradict Church teaching, theologians say

Jun 15, 2021

By Matt Hadro

President Joe Biden has advanced policies contrary to Church teaching on life, marriage, and sexuality – and bishops have a... Read more

Mother and daughter at an April 21, 2013 candlelight vigil for those injured and killed at the Boston Marathon bombings

Biden administration seeks death penalty for Boston Marathon bomber 

Jun 15, 2021

The Justice Department recently asked the Supreme Court to reinstate a death sentence for Dzhokhar Tsarnaev for his role in... Read more

Biden administration cites ‘duty’ to uphold Title IX exemption for Christian schools

Jun 9, 2021

The Biden administration on Tuesday said it is required by law to uphold a Title IX exemption for religious colleges,... Read more