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‘Life is winning in America,’ vice president tells March for Life rally
Jan 27 2017
Vice President Pence told pro-life advocates Jan. 27 that “life is winning in America, and today is a celebration of that progress.”

Cardinal Dolan: If sanctuary of the womb is violated, no one is safe
Jan 27 2017
Cardinal Timothy M. Dolan of New York warned that if the sanctuary of the womb is violated, then other sanctuaries are at risk.

Pro-life leaders praise House vote to make Hyde Amendment permanent
Jan 26 2017
“By passing this legislation, the House has taken a decisive step toward respect for unborn human life, reflecting the will of the American people,” said Deirdre McQuade, primary spokeswoman on abortion for the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops.

Trump signs memorandum on building border wall
Jan 25 2017
President Donald Trump enacted two executive memorandums to deal with the country’s security, including one that calls for construction of a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border.

Order of Malta’s grand master resigns at pope’s request
Jan 25 2017
After weeks of very public tensions with the Vatican, the head of the Sovereign Military Order of Malta accepted Pope Francis’ request that he submit his resignation.

Trump executive memorandum reinstates ‘Mexico City Policy’ on abortion
Jan 24 2017
The policy bans all foreign nongovernmental organizations receiving U.S. funds from performing or promoting abortion in other countries.

Though snubbed by Women's March, pro-life groups still participate
Jan 23 2017
"We were prepared for confrontation and instead were supported by so many women," said Herndon-De La Rosa told Catholic News Service.

'We must wait and see,' pope says of President Trump
Jan 22 2017
Pope Francis told an interviewer it would be "reckless" to pass judgment on the new president before he had a chance to do anything.

'We will be protected by God,' Trump declares in inaugural address
Jan 20 2017
President Donald J. Trump told the nation in his inaugural address that it need not fear in the days ahead.

HBO's 'The Young Pope' repels more than it engages
Jan 20 2017
Saddled with a cartoonish view of the church, and driven by the urge to be edgy, “The Young Pope” repels more than it engages.