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US President Joe Biden speaks to members of the press prior to boarding Air Force One at Joint Base Andrews in Maryland, May 3, 2022.

Defending Roe, Biden claims religions don't say when life begins, despite Catholic teaching

May 3, 2022

By Katie Yoder

President Joe Biden asserted Tuesday that no “mainstream” religion claims to know when human life begins, contradicting his own Catholic... Read more

US President Joe Biden and Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson watch the US Senate vote on whether to approve Judge Brown's appointment to the US Supreme Court in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington, DC, on April 7, 2022.

Senate confirms Ketanji Brown Jackson to become first black woman on Supreme Court

Apr 7, 2022

By Shannon Mullen

Ketanji Brown Jackson, whose nomination was opposed by pro-life groups, will become the first black woman to serve on the... Read more

Sen. Bob Menendez (D-NJ) meets with Supreme Court Nominee Ketanji Brown Jackson on Capitol Hill March 31, 2022 in Washington, DC. Judge Jackson continues to meet with Senate members on Capitol Hill ahead of her confirmation vote.

Ketanji Brown Jackson hearings: 5 takeaways before the Senate vote

Apr 3, 2022

By Katie Yoder

Here's what Catholics need to know before the Senate votes on President Joe Biden's Supreme Court nominee Ketanji Brown Jackson. Read more

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Biden promotes abortion policies on International Women's Day

Mar 8, 2022

By Katie Yoder

Promoting abortion rights on International Women's Day, President Joe Biden says that "every person deserves the chance to live up... Read more

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Who are the 13 Catholic senators who voted for 'shameful' pro-abortion bill?

Mar 1, 2022

By Katie Yoder

Thirteen Catholic lawmakers in the U.S. Senate voted Monday in favor of a failed attempt to pass a sweeping new... Read more

Ketanji Brown Jackson, nominated to be a US Circuit Judge for the District of Columbia Circuit, testifies before a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on pending judicial nominations on Capitol Hill in Washington,DC on April 28, 2021.

Biden announces Supreme Court pick: Ketanji Brown Jackson

Feb 25, 2022

By Katie Yoder

President Joe Biden has chosen federal appeals court Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson as his first nominee to the Supreme Court. Read more

Pope Francis releases a dove after praying for the victims of war in Mosul, Iraq, March 7, 2021. Photo credits: Vatican Media.

Pope Francis: Respond to conflict with human fraternity

Feb 4, 2022

By Hannah Brockhaus

U.S. President Joe Biden also issued a message marking the International Day of Human Fraternity. Read more

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

Biden reaffirms support for abortion on anniversary of Roe v. Wade

Jan 22, 2022

By Christine Rousselle

President Joe Biden pledged to defend a so-called right to abortion and reaffirmed his commitment to the widespread availability of... Read more

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

Pro-life leaders react to President Joe Biden's statements about Dobbs abortion case

Dec 1, 2021

By CNA Staff

President Joe Biden reaffirmed his support of Roe v. Wade on Wednesday, in response to a question about the Dobbs... Read more

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House passes Build Back Better; bishops raise religious liberty, abortion objections

The U.S. House of Representatives narrowly passed the Build Back Better Act Nov. 19, voting 220-213 to approve nearly $2... Read more

Pope Francis meets President Joe Biden on Oct. 29, 2021.

Spanish bishop critical of Joe Biden’s claim that pope said he can receive Communion

Oct 31, 2021

By ACI Prensa

Bishop José Ignacio Munilla of San Sebastián, Spain, harshly criticized President Joe Biden’ claim that Pope Francis personally encouraged him... Read more

Pope Francis meets President Joe Biden on Oct. 29, 2021.

President Joe Biden receives Communion at Mass in Rome

Oct 30, 2021

By Autumn Jones

President Joe Biden reportedly received the Eucharist during a vigil Mass Oct. 30 in Rome, a day after saying that... Read more

Hundreds of people processed with the Eucharist around a Denver abortion clinic during a 40 Days for Life event on Oct. 3, 2021.

Archbishop Cordileone ties Eucharistic reverence to respect for life

Oct 30, 2021

By Autumn Jones

In a new reflection, San Francisco Archbishop Salvatore J. Cordileone identifies a common thread linking abortion, homelessness, and the urgent... Read more

Pope Francis and Joe Biden meet at the Vatican, Oct. 29, 2021.

Joe Biden says Pope Francis told him to ‘keep receiving Communion’

Oct 29, 2021

By Matt Hadro

According to multiple reports, President Joe Biden on Friday said that Pope Francis told him to “keep receiving Communion.” Read more

Pope Francis meets President Joe Biden on Oct. 29, 2021.

Pope Francis meets US President Joe Biden at the Vatican

Oct 29, 2021

By Hannah Brockhaus

The meeting was only the second time a Catholic U.S. president has met the pope. Read more

Pope Francis, pictured Oct. 15, 2014. Credit: Mazur/catholicnews.org.uk.

Pope Francis to meet leaders of the US, India and South Korea in the next 24 hours

Oct 29, 2021

By Courtney Mares

All three leaders are in Rome this week for the G20 summit. Read more

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

White House: Pope Francis ‘has spoken differently’ than Biden on abortion

Oct 27, 2021

By Matt Hadro

Ahead of President Joe Biden’s Oct. 29 meeting with Pope Francis, a White House spokeswoman acknowledged on Wednesday that “the... Read more

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Orthodox leader discusses religious freedom, climate change with Biden

Oct 26, 2021

By Christine Rousselle

Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew I discussed religious freedom and climate change with U.S. leaders on Monday in Washington, D.C., and announced... Read more

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White House confirms Oct. 29 meeting between Pope Francis, Joe Biden

Oct 14, 2021

By Matt Hadro

The White House has confirmed that President Joe Biden and his wife Jill will meet with Pope Francis on Oct.... Read more

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USCCB pro-life chairman urges Biden to act like the ‘devout Catholic’ he says he is

Oct 12, 2021

By Katie Yoder

The U.S. Catholic bishops’ pro-life chairman is expressing disappointment with President Biden as his administration reverses a Trump-era rule that... Read more