Politics & Society News
Julie Asher - Catholic News ServiceJanuary 22, 2019
The U. S. Conference of Catholic bishops in a statement issued on January 20, 2019, urged President Trump and the Congress to come to an agreement to end the government shutdown which is hurting many people.
Politics & Society News
Julie Asher - Catholic News ServiceJanuary 18, 2019

WASHINGTON (CNS) -- Those who stand up for the dignity of life in all its stages and want to see this respect for all life enshrined once again in U.S.

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Julie Asher - Catholic News ServiceJanuary 14, 2019
"We plan to march even if the government shutdown is not yet resolved," declares the March for Life website, marchforlife.org. "We have marched for 45 years and will march again this year to end the human rights abuse of abortion."
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Julie Asher - Catholic News ServiceDecember 19, 2018
In a statement issued on December 18, 2018, the U.S. bishops' committee on migration said that the death of the 7-year-old Guatemalan girl trying to enter the United States with her father was a "jarring disruption of the natural order of life" and urged a reexamination of "our failed immigration
Politics & Society News
Julie Asher - Catholic News ServiceNovember 12, 2018
In a joint statement Nov. 9, the president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops and the chairman of its Committee for Religious Liberty applauded the Trump administration's decision "to finalize common-sense regulations" for religious employers.
Faith News
Julie Asher - Catholic News ServiceSeptember 19, 2018
U.S. bishops call for a third-party confidential reporting system for claims of any abuse by bishops.
Faith News
Julie Asher - Catholic News ServiceAugust 28, 2018
Eleven months after Hurricane Maria, needs are still great, especially for food, water and major home repair.
Faith Dispatches
Julie Asher - Catholic News ServiceAugust 16, 2018
"Two weeks ago, I shared with you my sadness, anger, and shame over the recent revelations concerning Archbishop Theodore McCarrick," the cardinal said. "Those sentiments continue and are deepened in view of the Pennsylvania grand jury report."
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Julie Asher - Catholic News ServiceJune 06, 2018
Catholics are called "to become missionary disciples, to go out of our comfort zone."