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President Joe Biden
March 11, 2022
Returning to Iraq, a year after covering Pope Francis's trip, John Cookson asks why the Biden administration is cutting aid to the country's Christians
November 03, 2021
Washington, D.C. Newsroom, Nov 2, 2021 / 17:25 pm A draft text of the U.S. bishops’ forthcoming document on Eucharistic coherence does not make explicit mention of denying the sacrament from certain high-profile Catholics and instead focuses on the importance of teaching the Real Presence of the Eucharist and the Eucharist as a tool for
November 01, 2021
Denver Newsroom, Oct 30, 2021 / 10:50 am In a new reflection, San Francisco Archbishop Salvatore J. Cordileone identifies a common thread linking abortion, homelessness, and the urgent need for Eucharistic revival among Catholics: a challenge to look beyond outward appearances and see “the deeper spiritual reality.”  “As political issues, homelessness and abortion are treated
October 28, 2021
Washington D.C., Oct 27, 2021 / 14:00 pm Ahead of President Joe Biden’s Oct. 29 meeting with Pope Francis, a White House spokeswoman acknowledged on Wednesday that “the pope has spoken differently” than Biden on abortion. Biden, a Catholic, “is somebody who stands up for and believes that a woman’s right to choose is important,”
October 27, 2021
Washington D.C., Oct 26, 2021 / 13:40 pm Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew I discussed religious freedom and climate change with U.S. leaders on Monday in Washington, D.C., and announced an interfaith initiative to encourage vaccination against COVID-19. After the Orthodox patriarch met with President Joe Biden on Monday, Oct. 25, the White House stated that the
October 14, 2021
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 Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) Committee on Pro-Life
March 01, 2021
It has been a long time since American Catholics could expect to see the country’s president attending weekly mass, but it’s happening now. Every Sunday, President Biden goes to mass. He speaks openly about his faith. He paid tribute in his autobiography to the influence of nuns and priests as he was growing up in
February 25, 2021
While Becerra has not directly filed lawsuits against Catholic nuns in his time as California attorney general, two different orders of Catholic nuns have claimed religious freedom violations by government mandates that he supported in his official capacity.
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