“We implore the House Committee on Appropriations to reverse course on these bills that currently expand taxpayer funding of abortion,” Cardinal Dolan and Archbishop Naumann said.
Father James Altman, who said Catholic Democrats would ‘face the fires of hell,’ asked to resign by his bishop
The priest has criticized Catholics who are Democrats, saying they must "repent" of their support for the party or "face the fires of hell."
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has published a proposed rule to rescind the Trump administration's enforcement of a Title X provision that "draws a bright line between abortion and family planning," as the U.S. bishops' pro-life committee chairman has described it.
U.S. Bishops praise parts of Biden’s stimulus plan, but say no ban on abortion funding is ‘unconscionable’
The $1.9 trillion American Rescue Plan Act heading to President Joe Biden’s desk for his signature will provide relief to Americans in need amid the pandemic, but it lacks “protections for the unborn,” the U.S. bishops said.
U.S. Bishops’ working group on Biden wraps up with plans to issue document on ‘eucharistic coherence’
“As with every administration, there will be areas where we agree and work closely together and areas where we will have principled disagreement and strong opposition,” Archbishop Gomez said.
President Biden’s memo rescinding the “Mexico City policy” on the eve of the March for Life, “is a deeply disturbing move, especially when the president says he wants national unity,” tweeted Jeanne Mancini, president of the March for Life Defense and Education Fund.
The wide-ranging nondiscrimination executive “threatens to infringe the rights of people who recognize the truth of sexual difference or who uphold the institution of lifelong marriage between one man and one woman,” said the chairmen of five U.S. bishops’ committees.
"Being vaccinated safely against COVID-19 should be considered an act of love of our neighbor and part of our moral responsibility for the common good."
California Attorney General Xavier Becerra, Biden's choice to head the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, has stirred the partisan fires Biden says he hopes to quell.
The health care issue looming over the debate was the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. It was illustrated by the 12 feet between the seated debaters and the panels of protective plexiglass barriers installed next to them.