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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

by CNA Staff Washington, D.C. Newsroom, Sep 5, 2021 / 18:07 pm Calling abortion “the most pressing human rights challenge of our time,” Archbishop Salvatore J. Cordileone on Sunday invoked the excommunication of prominent Catholic segregationists in the early 1960s as an example of a legitimate response to Catholics politicians

By Katie Yoder Washington D.C., Sep 2, 2021 / 15:50 pm President Joe Biden, the second Catholic president in U.S. history, believes that abortion is a “woman’s right,” White House Press Secrentary Jen Psaki said on Thursday. Her comments came in response to a question about Texas’ newly-enacted abortion ban

by Matt Hadro Washington, D.C. Newsroom, Sep 1, 2021 / 12:30 pm President Joe Biden on Wednesday said his administration is “deeply committed” to upholding legal abortion, after Texas’ pro-life “heartbeat” law went into effect. “My administration is deeply committed to the constitutional right established in Roe v. Wade nearly

by Matt Hadro Washington, D.C. Newsroom, Sep 2, 2021 / 07:00 am A divided Supreme Court late Wednesday evening declined a petition to block Texas’ “heartbeat” law, allowing the law to stand for now. Texas’ “Heartbeat Act” prohibits abortions once a fetal heartbeat is detected – which can be as

By Christine Rousselle Washington D.C., May 19, 2021 / 15:15 pm America/Denver (CNA). Catholics are asking the governor of Texas to halt an execution scheduled for Wednesday evening. Quintin Jones, 41, who was sentenced to death in 2001 for the 1999 murder of his great-aunt, is scheduled to be executed

Washington D.C., May 19, 2021 / 11:27 am America/Denver (CNA). The governor of Texas on Wednesday signed a ban on most abortions conducted after the detection of a fetal heartbeat. Gov. Greg Abbott (R) signed SB 8, a bill prohibiting doctors from performing abortions unless they first search for a

CNA Staff, May 18, 2021 / 05:10 am America/Denver (CNA). Pope Francis on Tuesday named an Italian-born Somascan priest as an auxiliary bishop of the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston. The pope appointed Fr. Italo Dell’Oro, C.R.S., on May 18 to the post in the archdiocese that serves more than 1.7 million Catholics in

Washington D.C., May 14, 2021 / 09:15 am America/Denver (CNA). States continued a nationwide trend of enacting pro-life laws in 2021, with the Texas legislature passing a “heartbeat” bill this week, and Montana enacting funding restrictions on abortion providers. The Texas state Senate on Thursday passed a ban on abortions