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by Matt Hadro Washington, D.C. Newsroom, Sep 16, 2020 / 03:15 pm MT (CNA).- Defense of innocent human life should be “uppermost” in the mind of Catholic voters at election time, the bishop of Allentown, Pennsylvania, has told Catholics in his diocese. In a letter issued Sept. 9 on voting …

by Matt Hadro Washington D.C., Sep 11, 2020 / 12:00 pm MT (CNA).- Catholic teenagers mirror American teenagers overall on many religious trends, a report by the Pew Research Center says. A Pew report published Sept. 10 examined the religious identities and beliefs and American teenagers and their parents. “U.S. …

by Matt Hadro Washington D.C., Sep 10, 2020 / 12:30 pm MT (CNA).- The US Justice Department is supporting the Archdiocese of Indianapolis in its religious freedom case, filing a friend-of-the-court brief Tuesday at the Indiana Supreme Court. After the archdiocese was sued by a former teacher at a Catholic …

by Matt Hadro Washington D.C., Sep 4, 2020 / 06:35 pm MT (CNA).- The Catholic voter outreach of Joe Biden’s presidential campaign has launched its 2020 efforts, telling Catholics that Biden’s priorities align with those of Pope Francis, despite the nominee’s support for federal funding of abortions. On Thursday night, …

by Matt Hadro Washington, D.C. Newsroom, Sep 3, 2020 / 09:10 am MT (CNA).- Vice presidential candidate Kamala Harris questioned a judicial nominee over his affiliation with a Christian adoption agency, and another about briefs he wrote for religious liberty lawsuits against the federal contraception mandate. She also questioned another …

by Matt Hadro Washington, D.C. Newsroom, Sep 1, 2020 / 10:15 am MT (CNA).- A coalition of Black leaders is calling out Planned Parenthood for “targeting” Black communities for abortions while professing to support the Black Lives Matter movement. In a letter to Planned Parenthood’s acting president Alexis McGill-Johnson on …

by Matt Hadro Washington D.C., Aug 28, 2020 / 03:48 pm MT (CNA).- The Beatitudes provide a way forward in a time of suffering, the Archbishop of Washington, D.C. said at a Mass on Friday on the anniversary of the 1963 civil rights March on Washington. “Matthew’s Beatitudes are a …

by Matt Hadro Washington, D.C. Newsroom, Aug 27, 2020 / 01:35 pm MT (CNA).- Milwaukee’s archbishop prayed for peace in Kenosha, Wisconsin, on Thursday morning, after four nights of protests and riots following the shooting of a Black man by police on Sunday. Two people have been killed and another …

By Matt Hadro Washington, D.C. Newsroom, Aug 26, 2020 / 11:35 am MT (CNA).- Catholics in Kenosha, Wisconsin, are praying for peace after a third night of violence following the police shooting of Jacob Blake. “The evil that they see is not everything,” a staffer at St. James Parish in …

by Matt Hadro Washington, D.C. Newsroom, Aug 17, 2020 / 03:30 pm MT (CNA).- As the Democratic National Convention kicked off on Monday, pro-life Democrats urged their party to adopt a “whole-life” approach that supports people of all ages and races. Democrats cannot commit to fighting racism while promoting abortion …