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GOP House members urge Democrats to allow vote on ‘Born-Alive’ measure

WASHINGTON — Republican leaders in the House are calling on House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-California, and other House Democrats "to stop blocking" a vote...

Catholic bishops, groups speak out against President Trump’s national emergency

WASHINGTON — Catholic bishops near the U.S.-Mexico border, joined by other U.S. prelates, voiced opposition just after President Donald Trump's Feb. 15 declaration of...

Changes in Washington add up to greater challenges for causes dear...

WASHINGTON -- Did you get everything you wanted for Christmas? Thought not. Neither did several Catholic organizations, despite the last-minute flurry of legislation typical of...

Maryland Catholic Conference candidate survey questions, 2018 general election

Every election year, the Maryland Catholic Conference surveys the state’s candidates for U.S. Congress and the Maryland General Assembly on their positions regarding issues...

CRS student ambassadors stress need for human dignity to Congress

WASHINGTON (CNS) -- Denise Ssettimba just began her brief presentation to an aide to Sen. John Kennedy, R-Louisiana, on the need to maintain U.S....

Living Our Faith: Patriotism

We love and honor our country because it has given us life, sustenance, traditions and fundamental orientation analogous to our earthly parents and families. Young...

Republicans help bring down their party’s ‘compromise’ immigration bill

WASHINGTON — Republicans failed June 27 to advance a bill on immigration before Congress takes a summer break, unable to get enough votes from...

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...

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