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Xavier Becerra nomination for HHS director draws ire of pro-life leaders,...

WASHINGTON -- As President-elect Joe Biden systematically announces his Cabinet nominees, one selection has already become a culture war flashpoint. California Attorney General Xavier Becerra,...

U.S. bishops give OK to receive COVID-19 vaccines from Pfizer, Moderna

WASHINGTON — While confusion has arisen in recent days in the media over “the moral permissibility” of using the COVID-19 vaccines just announced by...

Philadelphia Father John Fields was first volunteer in Moderna coronavirus vaccine...

WASHINGTON  -- When Father John Fields received an email from the University of Pennsylvania Aug. 28 asking him if he wanted to participate in...

Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito warns recent trends show religious freedom...

WASHINGTON -- Religious liberty "is fast becoming a disfavored right" in certain quarters in this country, Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito said in a...

Kamala Harris, Mike Pence spar over COVID-19, abortion, Supreme Court and...

WASHINGTON — The COVID-19 pandemic, abortion and the Supreme Court, and race were among the top issues debated by Sen. Kamala Harris, the Democratic...

National Catholic Prayer Breakfast award for attorney general William Barr draws...

WASHINGTON — The Association of U.S. Catholic Priests and the Catholic Mobilizing Network said they strongly object to an award the National Catholic Prayer...

Democrats ‘radically out of line with public opinion,’ must make room...

WASHINGTON -- About 100 current and former Democratic lawmakers from several states urged the Democratic Party's Platform Committee Aug. 14 "to moderate its official...

Catholic church, largest nongovernmental supplier of U.S. social services, singled out...

WASHINGTON -- The chairman of the U.S. bishops' domestic policy committee said the federal emergency "bridge loans" that dioceses, parishes and other Catholic entities...

SIGNIS: Catholic media vital for accurate news, stories of faith, hope

WASHINGTON — The president of SIGNIS urged the world’s bishops as the “chief storyteller” in their diocese to use all media at their disposal...

United States Conference of Catholic Bishops: U.S. immigration restrictions will hurt...

WASHINGTON -- The president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops and two other Catholic bishops criticized President Donald Trump's April 22 executive order...

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