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by Kevin J. Jones Washington, D.C. Newsroom, Oct 8, 2021 / 15:04 pm Former U.S. Sen. Joe Donnelly of Indiana is President Joe Biden’s nominee for U.S. Ambassador to the Holy See, the White House announced on Friday. Donnelly is a Catholic and a former professor at the University of

by Joe Bukuras Washington D.C., Oct 8, 2021 / 10:01 am The U.S. bishops’ pro-life chairman said on Thursday that the Biden administration is “wrong” for reopening federal funding of abortion providers in the Title X program. This week, the administration published a final rule stating clinics receiving Title X

by Andrea Gagliarducci Vatican City, Sep 28, 2021 / 11:40 am Pope Francis is expected to receive Joe Biden on Oct. 29, in the U.S. president’s first official visit to the Vatican since his inauguration, according to sources at the Apostolic Palace. The sources told CNA on Sept. 25 that

by Matt Hadro Washington D.C., Sep 24, 2021 / 10:15 am The House on Friday passed legislation overriding state pro-life laws and removing limits on abortion up to the point of birth in some cases. The chamber passed the Women’s Health Protection Act (H.R. 3755), introduced by Rep. Judy Chu

by Joe Bukuras Washington D.C., Sep 22, 2021 / 10:00 am The Archbishop of San Francisco warned that an abortion bill to be voted on in Congress this week amounts to “child sacrifice.” He called on Catholics to pray and fast for the defeat of the bill. “This proposed legislation

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 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 Shannon Mullen Washington, D.C. Newsroom, Sep 8, 2021 / 15:12 pm He says the Taliban executed his father. And his brother. Now, they are hunting for him. “Please do something,” he wrote in a plea to CNA. He is a young Afghan, one of countless thousands still desperate to