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Sign petition opposing repeal of Hyde Amendment, bishops urge Catholics

WASHINGTON — Diocesan Respect Life coordinators and the Pro-Life Secretariat of the U.S Conference of Catholic Bishops are encouraging Catholics to speak out against...

Forty-five years in, future of Hyde Amendment in Congress is uncertain

WASHINGTON — The Hyde Amendment, born in 1976, has had a fairly long congressional history, but it could be marked for extinction. The amendment, which...

U.S. bishops support pandemic relief legislation, urge removal of abortion funding...

WASHINGTON -- If it passes and becomes law, the American Rescue Plan Congress is considering would pit the great need Americans have for economic...

Delaware, Maryland residents can be heard as COVID-19 bill OKd without...

WASHINGTON -- Over a dozen nonprofit organizations, including Catholic Charities USA, praised the American Rescue Plan passed by the U.S. House early Feb. 27...

U.S. Rep. Chris Smith introduces bill to prohibit use of taxpayer...

WASHINGTON -- U.S. Rep. Chris Smith, R-New Jersey, has introduced a bill to prohibit use of federal taxpayer dollars to fund abortions. H.R. 18 --...

Candidates’ faith draws attention at vice presidential debate

Catholic News Service WASHINGTON — In opening remarks during the vice presidential candidates’ debate Oct. 4, each candidate alluded to faith, but they didn’t return...

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