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by Courtney Mares Rome Newsroom, May 25, 2022 / 07:55 am Bishop Daniel Flores said on Wednesday that he was sick of hearing people say that “guns aren’t the problem” after a gunman killed at least 19 children and two teachers at a Texas elementary school. “We sacralize death’s instruments …

By CNA Staff Vatican City, May 25, 2022 / 03:08 am Pope Francis said on Wednesday that his heart was broken by the killing of at least 19 children and two adults at an elementary school in Texas. Speaking at the end of his general audience in St. Peter’s Square on …

by CNA Staff Denver Newsroom, Jan 16, 2022 / 08:25 am An FBI team on Saturday shot and killed a man who had taken hostages during a live streamed service at a Texas synagogue, authorities said. At 9:30 PM local time, a loud bang followed by a short blast of …

By Shannon Mullen, Katie Yoder Washington, D.C. Newsroom, Nov 1, 2021 / 14:27 pm The U.S. Supreme Court spent nearly three hours Monday hearing arguments in a pair of cases challenging Texas’ new abortion ban. Now the justices must decide what action, if any, to take in response to a …

by Matt Hadro, Katie Yoder Washington D.C., Oct 22, 2021 / 11:40 am The Supreme Court on Friday agreed to consider two legal challenges to Texas’ pro-life heartbeat law, just weeks before it hears oral arguments in another major abortion case. Both the Biden administration and abortion providers had challenged …

by Katie Yoder Washington, D.C. Newsroom, Oct 12, 2021 / 10:53 am The U.S. Catholic bishops’ pro-life chairman is expressing disappointment with President Biden as his administration reverses a Trump-era rule that restricted funding over abortion. “It’s really sad,” Archbishop Joseph Naumann of Kansas City, who heads the United States …

by Jonah McKeown Denver Newsroom, Oct 9, 2021 / 07:49 am A federal court on Friday evening issued a ruling allowing a Texas state law, which restricts abortions after a fetal heartbeat can be detected, to take effect again amid an ongoing court fight. A three-judge panel of the 5th …

by Matt Hadro Washington D.C., Oct 7, 2021 / 08:30 am Pro-life leaders on Wednesday responded to a federal judge blocking Texas’ pro-life “heartbeat” law, just more than one month after the law went into effect. In a ruling on Wednesday, Oct. 6, Judge Robert Pitman of the Western District …

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 Jonah McKeown Denver Newsroom, Sep 7, 2021 / 14:30 pm Attorney General Merrick Garland on Monday vowed to “protect” women seeking abortions in Texas, days after a new state law went into effect aiming to prohibit most abortions after six weeks. While the Justice Department “urgently explores all options …