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Washington D.C., Apr 15, 2021 / 04:00 am America/Denver (CNA). Members of the House are once again trying to bring up a vote on legislation protecting infant survivors of abortions. On Wednesday, Rep. Kat Cammack (R-Fla.) filed a discharge petition to force a vote on the Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection

Washington D.C., Feb 19, 2021 / 04:00 pm MT (CNA).- The U.S. bishops’ conference (USCCB) has come out in opposition to the Equality Act, which was introduced in the U.S. House on Thursday. The bill, introduced by Rep. David Cicilline (D-R.I.), would recognize sexual orientation and gender identity as protected

Washington D.C., Jan 26, 2021 / 03:55 pm MT (CNA).- Dozens of members of Congress are urging the Attorney General-designate to stop use of the federal death penalty. In a letter to Attorney General-designate Merrick Garland on Tuesday, 45 members of the House—led by Rep. Ayanna Pressley (D-Mass.) and Adriano

God of all nations, Father of the human family, we give you thanks for the freedom we exercise and the many blessings of democracy we enjoy in these United States of America. We ask for your protection and guidance for all who devote themselves to the common good, working for

by Matt Hadro Washington D.C., Jan 7, 2021 / 02:01 pm MT (CNA).- The Archbishop of Washington has condemned the incursion into the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday by pro-Trump protesters. “Our United States Capitol is sacred ground and a place where people over the past centuries have rightly demonstrated, representing

By Pam Long Regional Social Action Director About the closest I came to seeing Pope Francis was on the jumbotron on the West Lawn of the Capitol, but what I really got to see was the face of the Catholic Church in the United States. Around me were Latinas, African