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by Kate Scanlon Washington D.C., Jul 21, 2021 / 14:05 pm Pro-life lawmakers introduced a bill Wednesday to defund public colleges and universities that perform abortions or offer the abortion pill to students or staff. Sen. Steve Daines (R-Mont.), the founder and chairman of the Senate Pro-Life Caucus, on Wednesday

by Kate Scanlon Washington D.C., Jul 19, 2021 / 14:30 pm After a New Mexico state senator said he was denied Communion this weekend because of a political matter, his diocese responded that it had privately warned him he should not approach for Communion, due to his obstinate support for

by CNA Staff Hartford, Conn., Jul 15, 2021 / 18:19 pm The Supreme Knight of the Knights of Columbus on Thursday registered his sorrow at the advancement by the appropriations committee of the US House of Representatives of a funding bill without including the usual prohibitions on abortion funding. According

By CNA Staff Denver Newsroom, Jun 29, 2021 / 13:20 pm Bishop Robert Barron, auxiliary bishop of Los Angeles and head of Word on Fire ministries, called out Catholic Democratic lawmakers and others for claiming that dialogue with the U.S. bishops over abortion and the reception of Communion is the

by Matt Hadro Washington D.C., Jun 23, 2021 / 16:35 pm The House of Representatives on Wednesday rejected an opportunity to vote on a prohibition of taxpayer-funded abortion. On Tuesday evening, House Republican leadership and the Congressional Pro-Life Caucus co-chairs filed a motion to force debate and a full House

by Matt Hadro Washington D.C., Jun 18, 2021 / 15:30 pm Dozens of Catholic members of Congress issued a statement on Friday claiming that denial of Holy Communion to pro-abortion politicians is a “weaponization of the Eucharist.” In a “statement of principles,” 60 House Democrats – led by Rep. Rosa

by Matt Hadro Washington D.C., Jun 15, 2021 / 15:35 pm President Joe Biden has advanced policies contrary to Church teaching on life, marriage, and sexuality – and bishops have a duty to address this contradiction, theologians said this week. Regarding the legitimacy of political opinions in a democracy, “Catholics

Washington D.C., May 28, 2021 / 13:59 pm President Joe Biden on Friday did not include a 45 year-old pro-life policy in his final budget request to Congress for the 2022 fiscal year, thus allowing for funding of abortions. The Hyde Amendment, enacted into law since 1976, bars federal funding

by Joe Bukuras Washington D.C., May 27, 2021 / 15:03 pm A pro life organization in Toledo, Ohio, purchased a parking lot across the street from a local abortion clinic in February, in anticipation of a local prohibition on sidewalk counseling. The Northwest Ohio-based Foundation for Life recently bought the

By CNA Staff Gallup, N.M., May 19, 2021 / 14:53 pm America/Denver (CNA). Bishop James Wall of Gallup responded Tuesday to a recent essay from Bishop Robert McElroy, in which the Bishop of San Diego opined that in discussions about whether pro-abortion Catholic politicians should be admitted to Communion, the