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by Katie Yoder Washington, D.C. Newsroom, Oct 12, 2021 / 10:53 am The U.S. Catholic bishops’ pro-life chairman is expressing disappointment with President Biden as his administration reverses a Trump-era rule that restricted funding over abortion. “It’s really sad,” Archbishop Joseph Naumann of Kansas City, who heads the United States

by Joe Bukuras Washington D.C., Oct 8, 2021 / 10:01 am The U.S. bishops’ pro-life chairman said on Thursday that the Biden administration is “wrong” for reopening federal funding of abortion providers in the Title X program. This week, the administration published a final rule stating clinics receiving Title X

by Matt Hadro Washington D.C., Sep 24, 2021 / 10:15 am The House on Friday passed legislation overriding state pro-life laws and removing limits on abortion up to the point of birth in some cases. The chamber passed the Women’s Health Protection Act (H.R. 3755), introduced by Rep. Judy Chu

by Matt Hadro Washington D.C., Sep 9, 2021 / 13:45 pm The Biden administration on Thursday sued Texas over its new law prohibiting most abortions after the detection of a fetal heartbeat. In a complaint filed in a federal district court in West Texas, the Justice Department said the state

Cardinals Woelki, Dolan talk in synod hall at Vatican during general congregation meeting
by Matt Hadro Washington D.C., Jul 30, 2021 / 09:00 am Leading U.S. bishops on Thursday opposed the House passage of appropriations bills that fund abortions and exclude some existing conscience protections in health care. “Funding the destruction of innocent unborn human lives, and forcing people to kill in violation

The alter at Old St. Mary's Parish. (CT Photo/Greg Hartman)
by Joe Bukuras Washington D.C., Jul 30, 2021 / 10:15 am Two weeks after Pope Francis issued his motu proprio restricting the use of traditional liturgies, bishops throughout the United States have continued to address the impact the letter will have on their respective dioceses. Many bishops, such as Bishop

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

Washington D.C., Apr 27, 2021 / 16:00 pm America/Denver (CNA). The White House press secretary said on Tuesday that President Biden “respectfully disagrees” with Catholic bishops on federally-funded fetal tissue research. At Tuesday’s White House press briefing, EWTN News Nightly’s Owen Jensen asked press secretary Jen Psaki about the Biden

Washington D.C., Apr 16, 2021 / 10:33 am America/Denver (CNA). The pro-life chair of the U.S. bishops’ conference on Friday warned that loosening federal regulations of the abortion pill places women’s health “in serious jeopardy.” Earlier this week, the acting commissioner of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced

Bishop Thomas J. Paprocki of Springfield, Ill. spoke at the Athenaeum of Ohio Feb. 12 as part of the Le Blond lecture series. (CT Photo/John Stegeman)
by Jonah McKeown Denver Newsroom, Mar 26, 2021 / 03:12 am MT (CNA).- Amid the debate about whether Catholic public figures who support abortion should be permitted to receive Holy Communion, Bishop Thomas Paprocki of Springfield, Illinois said this week that the most important factor is a personal examination of