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Matt Hadro

by Matt Hadro Washington, D.C. Newsroom, Jan 13, 2021 / 12:13 am MT (CNA).- China remains a primary human rights concern in 2021, a federal religious freedom commissioner told CNA this week. “China remains of utmost concern to USCIRF,” said Nadine Maenza, commissioner at the U.S. Commissioner on International Religious

by Matt Hadro Washington D.C., Jan 11, 2021 / 03:34 pm MT (CNA).- In a joint statement Jan. 11, the U.S. bishops’ domestic justice chair Archbishop Paul Coakley of Oklahoma City, joined by pro-life chair Archbishop Joseph Naumann, called for a stop to planned federal executions on Tuesday, Thursday, and

by Matt Hadro Washington D.C., Jan 7, 2021 / 02:01 pm MT (CNA).- The Archbishop of Washington has condemned the incursion into the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday by pro-Trump protesters. “Our United States Capitol is sacred ground and a place where people over the past centuries have rightly demonstrated, representing

by Matt Hadro Washington D.C., Jan 6, 2021 / 12:25 am MT (CNA).- Los Angeles County has announced it is limiting non-COVID emergency care, due to hospitals having reached a “point of crisis” during the pandemic, promoting ethicists to discuss whether the act is justified. On Monday, the Emergency Medical

by Matt Hadro Washington, D.C. Newsroom, Jan 4, 2021 / 04:54 pm MT (CNA).- Tuesday elections to fill two U.S. Senate seats in Georgia will decide partisan control of the chamber—and pro-life advocates are galvanized to act. “Pro-life victory in these two Senate seats is crucial to give the pro-life

by Matt Hadro Washington, D.C. Newsroom, Dec 11, 2020 / 02:00 pm MT (CNA).- After Virginia’s governor appeared to suggest that church attendance is immaterial to the act of worship, one theologian says that Catholics see worship differently. On Thursday, Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam (D) asked religious leaders to consider

by Matt Hadro Washington, D.C. Newsroom, Nov 21, 2020 / 04:37 pm MT (CNA).- With nearly all U.S. House and Senate races decided, Congress will be sharply divided the next two years—possibly undermining the viability of extreme pro-abortion policies. A Senate majority will hinge upon two Jan. 5 runoff elections

by Matt Hadro Washington, D.C. Newsroom, Nov 19, 2020 / 12:01 pm MT (CNA).- The U.S. will be working against the use of technology to suppress religious minorities, the religious freedom ambassador announced this week. “The United States announced today that we will pursue the topic of misuse of technology

by Matt Hadro Washington, D.C. Newsroom, Nov 17, 2020 / 04:00 pm MT (CNA).- After a summer of mass protests and civil unrest, bishops from around the U.S. shared stories of confronting racism in their home dioceses at their annual fall meeting on Tuesday. The bishops spoke out to condemn

By Matt Hadro Washington, D.C. Newsroom, Aug 8, 2020 / 07:00 am MT (CNA).- Production for a new coronavirus vaccine is speeding along, but if one is developed to fight the pandemic, ethical questions remain about its development, and who should receive it first. There are many workers in health