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Faith-based agencies ‘appalled’ by reports U.S. could end refugee admissions

WASHINGTON  -- News that officials in the Trump administration are considering "zeroing out" the number of refugees accepted by the United States brought an...

Analysis: Bishops weigh ‘effective’ policies on accountability, transparency

WASHINGTON  -- When the bishops gather in Baltimore starting June 11, Bishop W. Shawn McKnight of Jefferson City, Missouri, said he's "hopeful we will...

Tennis, anyone? Priests gather this month for international competition

WASHINGTON -- Once "all the details of hospitality" are taken care of for the International Tennis Tournament for Priests June 28-30 in Lincoln, Nebraska,...

Chaput: Testing of Christianity today not a defeat but a new...

WASHINGTON — For the past three centuries, Western societies have worked hard to “to construct a harmonious moral life through human reason alone, without...

College students urged to help change hearts, minds about abortion

WASHINGTON — The nation’s early feminists who fought for women’s suffrage and other rights totally rejected abortion, Serrin Foster, president of Feminists for Life...

Bishops say ‘sweeping regulations’ of Equality Act will harm society

WASHINGTON — In a joint letter to Congress March 20, the chairmen of three committees of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops said they...

Bishops urge bipartisan plan to stop shutdown, protect ‘vulnerable’ groups

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump and Congress “must come together” to reach a bipartisan solution that reopens the government and “recognizes the economic struggle”...

Veteran journalist reviews Pa. grand jury report, cites ‘instant mythology’ it...

WASHINGTON -- The conclusion reached by a Pennsylvania grand jury that six of the state's Catholic dioceses acted "in virtual lockstep" to cover up...

Federal government shutdown won’t derail March for Life in Washington

WASHINGTON -- Neither snow nor sleet -- nor partial government shutdown -- will keep pro-lifers away from the nation's capital for the March for...

U.S. can both secure borders and treat migrants humanely, says bishop

WASHINGTON — Securing borders and humane treatment of those fleeing persecution and seeking a better life “are not mutually exclusive,” the chairman of the...

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