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DACA efforts take a different turn in Congress

WASHINGTON -- The executive director of the U.S. bishops' Migration and Refugee Services gives credit to a group of moderate Republicans in Congress trying...

Bishops urge action on conscience protection for health care workers

WASHINGTON  -- The chairmen of the U.S. bishops' pro-life and religious freedom committees have asked U.S. Catholics to contact members of Congress and urge...

Guatemalan bishops condemn lawmakers’ attempt to gut campaign finance laws

GUATEMALA CITY — The Guatemalan bishops' conference has condemned the country’s congress for gutting campaign finance laws at a time when accusations of corruption...

Backgrounder: Getting a health care bill through Congress fraught with difficulties

Catholic News Service WASHINGTON — When the vice president has to cast a vote to break a tie in the Senate on whether to debate...

Commentary: Pope Francis spoke truth to Congress and United Nations

As the first pope in history to address a joint meeting of Congress, Pope Francis, defended the human right of masses of oppressed and...

Capitol address: Scenes from pope’s speech to Congress

Catholic News Service WASHINGTON — As Pope Francis spoke to a joint meeting of Congress Sept. 24, the members of the House and Senate vacillated...

Analysis: Ideals worth sacrificing for – Pope to challenge U.S. Congress,...

    Catholic News Service   VATICAN CITY -- Along with having a winning smile and a warm embrace, Pope Francis is known for challenging people. He does it...

Vatican welcomes Iran’s historic nuclear deal, U.S. bishops urge Congress to...

VATICAN CITY — The Holy See welcomed Iran’s historic nuclear deal and expressed hopes that more future breakthroughs be on the horizon on other...

National pro-life leaders fear health care rationing for Medicare patients

Catholic News Service NEW ORLEANS — An Obama administration proposal to pay doctors for “advance care planning” for Medicare patients is fraught with dangers for...

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