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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...

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...

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