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Kate Scanlon

by Kate Scanlon Washington, D.C. Newsroom, Jun 15, 2021 / 06:05 am A poll by a Catholic advocacy group released on Tuesday found that, among Catholics who attend Mass regularly, the vast majority say that Catholic politicians who take policy positions contrary to Church teaching “create confusion” among the faithful.

by Kate Scanlon Washington D.C., May 28, 2021 / 16:02 pm A new podcast that likens St. Teresa of Calcutta to a cult leader is full of “untruths and false accusations,” the former legal counsel for St. Teresa told CNA on Friday. The podcast, titled “The Turning: The Sisters Who

by Kate Scanlon Washington D.C., May 24, 2021 / 13:20 pm Democratic senators have argued that overturning or otherwise limiting Roe v. Wade would pave the way to change the size or structure of the high court, The Hill reported Monday. The Supreme Court agreed last week to take up

by Kate Scanlon Washington D.C., Mar 30, 2021 / 03:00 pm MT (CNA).- Kentucky lawmakers voted Monday evening to override Gov. Andy Beshear’s veto of school choice legislation. Both the state’s House and Senate voted to override Beshear’s veto of House Bill 563, which would use tax credits to fund

by Kate Scanlon Washington D.C., Mar 12, 2021 / 11:00 am MT (CNA).- Catholic bishops and prominent theologians and ethicists say that although there is not an obligation to receive a COVID vaccine, Catholics should consider the strong moral argument in favor of doing so. Regarding moral concerns over the

by Kate Scanlon Washington D.C., Mar 3, 2021 / 04:00 pm MT (CNA).- Congressional Democrats called on President Joe Biden this week to remove pro-life protections from the 2022 federal budget. The Congressional Pro-Choice Caucus, the Democratic Women’s Caucus leaders, and other members of the House and Senate sent a

by Kate Scanlon Washington D.C., Jan 19, 2021 / 10:45 am MT (CNA).- President-elect Joe Biden invited both Democratic and Republican congressional leaders to attend a church service with him on Wednesday morning ahead of his inauguration, Punchbowl News reported on Tuesday. The service will take place at the Cathedral

Seton High School's Life Squad March for Life in Washington DC (Courtesy Photo)
by Kate Scanlon Washington D.C., Jan 15, 2021 / 01:01 pm MT (CNA).- The 2021 March for Life will take place virtually, organizers announced Friday. The March for Life Education and Defense Fund, the organization behind the annual March for Life in Washington, D.C., said the decision was made due

by Kate Scanlon Washington, D.C. Newsroom, Dec 3, 2020 / 04:00 pm MT (CNA).- The growing number of pro-life women in Congress demonstrates the growing consensus that opposition to abortion is part of a holistic platform to support women, Representative-elect Michelle Fischbach (R-Minn.) told Catholic News Agency in an interview

by Kate Scanlon Washington, D.C. Newsroom, Nov 18, 2020 / 04:01 pm MT (CNA).- As some states and cities reinstate restrictions meant to stop the spread of the coronavirus, a survey has found that Americans believe places of worship should not be subject to harsher regulations than are businesses. The