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House OKs aid to genocide victims; Senate urged to act quickly

WASHINGTON — The co-authors of a House bill that will provide humanitarian aid to Christians and other religious groups suffering at the hands of...

United States urged to address religious freedom violations worldwide

WASHINGTON — A U.S. congressman told attendees at a Washington summit on Christian persecution that “more than ever before, vigorous U.S. leadership and diplomacy...

Bishops’ committee chairman: Fix flaws in American Health Care Act

Catholic News Service WASHINGTON — The American Health Care Act that passed by a four-vote margin May 4 in the House has “major defects,” said...

Trump reinstates policy banning U.S. funds for abortions in other countries

Catholic News Service WASHINGTON — President Donald J. Trump issued an executive order Jan. 23 reinstating the “Mexico City Policy,” which bans all foreign nongovernmental...

House panel calls attacks on Christians, others in Middle East ‘genocide’

WASHINGTON — The House Foreign Affairs Committee March 2 unanimously passed a bipartisan measure condemning as genocide the killing of Christians, Yezidis and other...

Americans a ‘pro-life people,’ House Speaker tells rally

Catholic News Service WASHINGTON — Americans “as a people are pro-life” because life and liberty "are intertwined and form the core of our national character,"...

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