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by Matt Hadro Washington D.C., Sep 22, 2021 / 16:02 pm Catholic leaders on Wednesday called for better treatment of Haitians and other migrants crowded under a bridge at the U.S.-Mexico border. “We call on the U.S. government to reassess its treatment of migrants in Del Rio and elsewhere along

by Matt Hadro Washington D.C., Sep 20, 2021 / 14:49 pm The House this week will vote on a bill that the U.S. bishops’ conference warns would effectively impose abortion on-demand throughout pregnancy. The Women’s Health Protection Act (H.R. 3755), introduced by Rep. Judy Chu (D-Calif.), recognizes the “statutory right”

by Matt Hadro Washington D.C., Sep 21, 2021 / 10:15 am The Justice Department on Monday asked the Supreme Court to uphold Roe v. Wade, the court’s 1973 ruling that legalized abortion nationwide. The court on Monday had announced that oral arguments in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization, a

by Matt Hadro Washington D.C., Sep 20, 2021 / 12:02 pm The Supreme Court announced Monday that it will hear arguments in a critical abortion case on Dec. 1. In the case of Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization, a challenge to Mississippi’s law restricting most abortions after 15 weeks

by Matt Hadro Washington D.C., Sep 16, 2021 / 16:00 pm As the Biden administration prepares to require COVID-19 vaccinations at many workplaces, a Catholic bioethicist urged the administration to keep an alternative to vaccinations in place – weekly testing. Last Thursday, President Joe Biden announced that his administration would

by Matt Hadro Washington D.C., Sep 15, 2021 / 11:20 am As members of Congress this week advanced language providing a pathway to citizenship for millions of undocumented immigrants, the U.S. bishops’ conference praised the development. Congress is currently crafting a $3.5 trillion budget package that would fund many Biden

by Matt Hadro Washington D.C., Sep 10, 2021 / 08:04 am President Joe Biden on Thursday announced a federal COVID-19 vaccine mandate for many private employers, drawing criticism from the head of one Catholic health care ministry. “Coercing individuals into making a medical intervention is unjust,” said Louis Brown, executive

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

by Matt Hadro Washington D.C., Sep 8, 2021 / 16:00 pm The Archbishop of Washington on Wednesday clarified the Church’s teaching on when life begins, after Catholic President Joe Biden last week said life does not begin at conception. “The Catholic Church teaches, and has taught, that life – human

Civilize it
by Matt Hadro Washington, D.C. Newsroom, Sep 7, 2021 / 13:30 pm The U.S. bishops’ conference on Monday launched a new initiative to promote civility amid political polarization, appealing to Pope Francis’ 2020 encyclical Fratelli Tutti “My hope is that this initiative will assist all of us as we seek