New York City, N.Y., Jan 13, 2021 / 01:49 pm MT (CNA).- Cardinal Timothy Dolan of New York has explained why Catholics are not ashamed of being ‘hung up’ on abortion, especially in the context of the upcoming Biden administration, in a Wednesday column. Recalling a conversation with a politician
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
CNA Staff, Nov 3, 2020 / 09:05 pm MT (CNA).- Democrats will retain control of the House of Representatives, NBC News and Bloomberg projected late Tuesday night. Democrats have pledged to push for federal funding of abortion if they retained control of the House after the 2020 election. While Republicans
CNA Staff, Oct 8, 2020 / 02:01 pm MT (CNA).- The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops on Wednesday urged the Trump administration to resume negotiations for further COVID-19 financial relief, after President Trump reportedly ordered negotiations to cease Tuesday. The bishops on Oct. 7 urged reconsideration “in light of the
By Matt Hadro Washington, D.C. Newsroom, Sep 18, 2020 / 12:10 pm MT (CNA).- After San Francisco’s archbishop called on the city to reopen churches for indoor Masses, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said he should listen to the “science,” but admitted she had recently attended a church service in the
CNA Staff, Aug 31, 2020 / 11:00 am MT (CNA).- House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has signaled that a prohibition on federal funding for abortion will be excluded from spending bills next year if Democrats retain a majority in the House of Representatives, setting the state for the end of a
CNA Staff, May 15, 2020 / 01:30 pm MT (CNA).- As the House on Friday prepares to vote on another coronavirus relief package, pro-lifers warn that it could be used to fund abortions. The $3 trillion Health and Economic Recovery Omnibus Emergency Solutions (HEROES) Act (H.R. 6800) is scheduled for
Staff Report A top American cleric in Rome, Cardinal Raymond Leo Burke, prefect of the Supreme Tribunal of the Apostolic Signatura, said in an interview with The Catholic Servant in mid-July that House of Representatives Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) should not receive communion because of her continued anti-life political views.