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Equality Act passes House; U.S. bishops say it ‘can also be...

WASHINGTON -- The House of Representatives passed the Equality Act in a 224-206 vote Feb. 25. A couple days ahead of the vote, the chairmen...

President Biden tells National Prayer Breakfast: ‘Faith shows the way forward...

WASHINGTON -- For many in the nation, this is a dark time because of job loss, hunger, evictions, sickness and death because of COVID-19,...

President Joe Biden rescinds ‘Mexico City policy,’ allowing U.S. funding to...

WASHINGTON -- President Joe Biden's memo rescinding the so-called "Mexico City policy" Jan. 28, the eve of this year's March for Life, "is a...

Bishops say order on LBGTQ equality has implications for religious liberty

WASHINGTON  -- President Joe Biden's wide-ranging executive order to extend existing federal nondiscrimination protections to LGBTQ people exceeds the U.S. Supreme Court's June 2020...

Xavier Becerra nomination for HHS director draws ire of pro-life leaders,...

WASHINGTON -- As President-elect Joe Biden systematically announces his Cabinet nominees, one selection has already become a culture war flashpoint. California Attorney General Xavier Becerra,...

U.S. bishops give OK to receive COVID-19 vaccines from Pfizer, Moderna

WASHINGTON — While confusion has arisen in recent days in the media over “the moral permissibility” of using the COVID-19 vaccines just announced by...

Philadelphia Father John Fields was first volunteer in Moderna coronavirus vaccine...

WASHINGTON  -- When Father John Fields received an email from the University of Pennsylvania Aug. 28 asking him if he wanted to participate in...

Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito warns recent trends show religious freedom...

WASHINGTON -- Religious liberty "is fast becoming a disfavored right" in certain quarters in this country, Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito said in a...

Kamala Harris, Mike Pence spar over COVID-19, abortion, Supreme Court and...

WASHINGTON — The COVID-19 pandemic, abortion and the Supreme Court, and race were among the top issues debated by Sen. Kamala Harris, the Democratic...

National Catholic Prayer Breakfast award for attorney general William Barr draws...

WASHINGTON — The Association of U.S. Catholic Priests and the Catholic Mobilizing Network said they strongly object to an award the National Catholic Prayer...

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