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Police investigating vandalism to Our Lady of Fatima statue near national...

WASHINGTON — Days ahead of a major Marian feast day in the Catholic Church, a marble statue of Our Lady of Fatima near the...

Catholics’ ‘power of generosity’ fuels annual #iGiveCatholic Giving Day Nov. 30

WASHINGTON -- Cory Howat, president of #iGiveCatholic, is optimistic that despite setbacks in their household finances they might have because of the ongoing pandemic...

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...

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