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Backgrounder: Long-awaited executive order on religion has unclear path ahead

Catholic News Service WASHINGTON — At a White House Rose Garden ceremony May 4, President Donald Trump told a group of religious leaders: “It was...

Cardinal says Trump’s religious freedom order begins to relieve burden of...

Catholic News Service WASHINGTON — Many religious leaders viewed President Donald Trump’s executive order on religious freedom, which he signed in a White House Rose...

Reaction to revised four-month refugee ban ranges from concern to opposition

Catholic News Service WASHINGTON — Within hours of President Donald Trump’s new executive order March 6 banning arrivals from six majority-Muslim nations, Catholic and other...

Bishops urging Trump to protect religious liberty

WASHINGTON — Catholic Church leaders in a Feb. 16 statement said they were encouraged that President Donald Trump may be considering an executive order...

Executive order missing? No religious freedom action from Trump yet

Catholic News Service WASHINGTON — Talk of President Donald Trump possibly signing an executive order on religious freedom, which drew both criticism and praise, has...

Lawmakers’ action on guns less swift and sure than the president’s

Catholic News Service   WASHINGTON — When President Barack Obama unveiled a series of executive orders Jan. 5 intended to make a dent in gun violence in...

Bishops: Executive order prohibiting firing of gays by government and contractors...

Catholic News Service WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama's executive order of July 21 has installed workplace rules forbidding the firing of employees based on sexual orientation...

Catholic leaders join others in asking for religious exemption in executive...

WASHINGTON — Catholic and other religious and civic leaders urged President Barack Obama to include a religious exemption in the planned White House executive...

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