Archbishop Jean Zerbo of Bamako, Mali, is among five new cardinals to be created by Pope Francis at a June 28 Vatican consistory. (CNS photo/Nicolas Remene, EPA) 
Faith Dispatches
June 15, 2017
Pope Francis will create five new cardinals at a consistory in Rome scheduled for June 28.
A mother cradles her baby May 30 at the Bidi Bidi refugee camp in Arua, Uganda, where thousands from war-ravaged South Sudan have fled in search of shelter and safety. (CNS photo/Helen Manson, U.S. Embassy in Uganda)
Politics & Society Dispatches
June 14, 2017
United Nations sources report that as many as 30 million are threatened by hunger in South Sudan, Somalia, Nigeria and Yemen—and 20 million “are at immediate risk.”
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky., right, accompanied by Sen. John Barrasso, R-Wyo., meets with reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, May 23, 2017, following after a Republican policy luncheon. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
Politics & Society Dispatches
May 25, 2017
Congress is asking the nation to make “immoral choices,” said Sister Keehan, the president of the Catholic Health Association.
Politics & Society Features
May 23, 2017
Those serving the homeless and other marginalized communities are living the pope's vision of the church as a spiritual field hospital.
In this photo taken May 19, 2017, a GPO worker stacks copies of "Analytical Perspectives Budget of the U.S. Government Fiscal Year 2018" onto a pallet at the U.S. Government Publishing Office's (GPO) plant in Washington. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
Politics & Society News
May 22, 2017
The budget’s moral measure will be assessed by “how well it promotes the common good of all,” the bishops write.
Politics & Society News
May 11, 2017
“It’s hard for me to credit that the president is now vigorously acting in Hillary Clinton’s interest,” says Philip Lacovara.
President Donald Trump joins House Speaker Paul Ryan of Wis., in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, Thursday, May 4, 2017, after the House pushed through a health care bill. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
Politics & Society Dispatches
May 05, 2017
U.S. bishops called on the Senate to strip out the harmful provisions of the bill when the chamber takes it up for consideration or essentially to start over on GOP efforts to repeal and replace Obamacare.
U.S. President Donald Trump talks to journalists in the Oval Office at the White House on March 24 after the American Health Care Act was pulled before a vote. (CNS photo/Carlos Barria, Reuters)
Politics & Society In All Things
April 28, 2017
Predictably Mr. Trump has also clashed with the Catholic Church and the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops on many of the policies he has promoted during his first 100 days.
Politics & Society News
April 27, 2017
Catholic healthcare leaders continue to denounce GOP efforts to “reform and repeal” the Affordable Care Act.
Politics & Society News
April 24, 2017
A rally hosted by Senator Bernie Sanders of Vermont for a Nebraska Democrat prompted a flurry of questions about the party's pro-choice orthodoxy.