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Allow religious exemptions for COVID vaccine for military, Archbishop Timothy P....

WASHINGTON — Archbishop Timothy P. Broglio of the U.S. Archdiocese for the Military Services said Oct. 12 that “no one should be forced to...

U.S. House OKs ‘existential threat to unborn children;’ Senate not expected...

WASHINGTON -- In a 218-211 vote Sept. 24, the U.S. House passed what opponents consider one of the most extreme abortion bills ever seen...

Archbishop Paul S. Coakley says Senate infrastructure bill must not cover...

WASHINGTON — The $1.2 trillion infrastructure bill passed by the Senate makes “historic investments” in transportation, climate change mitigation, job creation, expanded internet access...

U.S. bishops call refusal to include Hyde Amendment in spending bills...

WASHINGTON — The refusal by the U.S. House to include the Hyde Amendment and other pro-life riders in appropriations bills before lawmakers passed the...

Efforts to attach pro-life amendments to House appropriations bill fail

WASHINGTON — As he offered three amendments to the State Department appropriations bill before the House July 28, U.S. Rep. Chris Smith, R-N.J., asked...

Msgr. Jeffrey Burrill resigns as USCCB general secretary in wake of...

WASHINGTON -- Msgr. Jeffrey D. Burrill, the general secretary of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops since November, has resigned from the post after...

Bishops urge U.S. House committee to include pro-life policies in proposed...

WASHINGTON — The chairmen of the U.S. bishops’ pro-life and international policy committees have urged the House Appropriations Committee and all members of Congress...

Republican lawmakers urge Congress to make Hyde Amendment permanent

WASHINGTON — House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., and several other Republican leaders in the House asked their Democratic counterparts June 22 to take...

Bishop Mario E. Dorsonville urges pathway to citizenship for ‘Dreamers’ on...

WASHINGTON — The chairman of the U.S. bishops’ migration committee marked the ninth anniversary of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program June 15...

Provocative Wisconsin priest says Bishop Callahan asked for his resignation because...

WASHINGTON -- Father James Altman, pastor of St. James the Less Parish in La Crosse, Wisconsin, told Massgoers May 23 that Bishop William P....

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