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Washington D.C., Feb 4, 2021 / 10:00 am MT (CNA).- President Joe Biden condemned political extremism and urged Americans to “lift one another up” in remarks at the virtual National Prayer Breakfast on Thursday. In brief taped remarks to the 69th annual National Prayer Breakfast, Biden–who is Catholic–addressed the ongoing

Washington D.C., Feb 3, 2021 / 05:01 pm MT (CNA).- Archbishop Paul Coakley of Oklahoma City, chairman of the US bishops’ domestic justice committee, praised Wednesday President Joe Biden’s environmental executive orders. Biden’s executive action establishes the White House Office of Domestic Climate Policy, which the White House says will

Washington D.C., Feb 3, 2021 / 11:00 am MT (CNA).- The U.S. bishops’ conference welcomed President Joe Biden’s immigration actions on Wednesday, while one Catholic group decried the continuance of deportations. On Tuesday, the White House announced several executive actions on immigration reform; these included the creation of a task

by Matt Hadro Washington D.C., Jan 29, 2021 / 06:30 am MT (CNA).- On Thursday, President Joe Biden struck down bans on U.S. funding of international pro-abortion groups—an act that could have far-reaching consequences. Biden on Thursday issued a sweeping presidential memorandum on “Protecting Women’s Health at Home and Abroad,”

by Courtney Mares Vatican City, Jan 30, 2021 / 08:00 am MT (CNA).- Pope Francis met with Cardinal Blase Cupich on Saturday, 10 days after the cardinal publicly criticized the U.S. bishops’ official statement on the inauguration of President Joe Biden. The private audience occurred in the Apostolic Palace on

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Washington D.C., Jan 28, 2021 / 06:43 am MT (CNA).- President Joe Biden announced Thursday morning that he will be reversing the Mexico City Policy. The policy prohibits U.S. funding of foreign NGOs that perform or promote abortions as a method of family planning. The White House announced that Biden

Most Reverend José H. Gomez Archbishop of Los Angeles, President, United States Conference of Catholic Bishops January 20, 2021 My prayers are with our new President and his family today. I am praying that God grant him wisdom and courage to lead this great nation and that God help him

Washington, D.C. Newsroom, Jan 22, 2021 / 11:05 am MT (CNA).- President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris stated their commitment to abortion on the anniversary of the Roe v. Wade decision on Friday. In a statement marking the 48th anniversary of Roe v. Wade— the Jan. 22, 1973

Washington D.C., Jan 21, 2021 / 08:45 am MT (CNA).- After President Joe Biden on his first day in office revoked a travel ban from certain Muslim-majority and African countries, leading U.S. bishops praised the move. “We welcome yesterday’s Proclamation, which will help ensure that those fleeing persecution and seeking

Washington D.C., Jan 21, 2021 / 10:20 am MT (CNA).- The U.S. bishops’ conference applauded President Joe Biden for halting some deportations and preserving the DACA program on his first day in office. “We applaud President Biden’s restoration of the DACA program, and we also strongly encourage him and the