Democratic National Committee chairman Thomas Perez is seen outside the White House in Washington May 10. (CNS photo/Jonathan Ernst, Reuters)
Politics & Society News
May 16, 2017
Perez was criticized in pro-life circles when he said, "Every Democrat, like every American, should support a woman's right to make her own choices about her body and her health. That is not negotiable."
Bishops sign pledges to end the death penalty at the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops building in Washington May 9. (CNS photo/Tyler Orsburn)
Faith News
May 09, 2017
Each person taking the pledge promises to educate, advocate and pray for an end to capital punishment.
Washington Cardinal Donald W. Wuerl speaks during an April 20 forum to release the findings of a study on responses to Christian persecution. The event was at the National Press Club in Washington. (CNS photo/Bob Roller)
Politics & Society News
April 21, 2017
"This is not a Christian crisis of concern only to Christians," Cardinal Wuerl said. "This is a human crisis."
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Politics & Society News
April 17, 2017
Assisted suicide is legal in five states and the District of Columbia. Will other states soon join the group?
A life-size depiction of Jesus being laid in the tomb is seen on April 9 in the Stations of the Cross on the grounds of the National Shrine of the Divine Mercy in Stockbridge, Mass. (CNS photo/Octavio Duran)
Faith News
April 13, 2017
Even the Apostles were skeptical at first.
A nun walks through the hallway of the badly damaged convent of the Dominican Sisters of St. Catherine of Siena in Qaraqosh, Iraq. (CNS photo/courtesy John E. Kozar, CNEWA)
Politics & Society News
April 11, 2017
"ISIS had written really vile things about Jesus and the church. The convent was burned and gutted. Everything was stolen. Anything holy in their mind was burned."
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Faith Short Take
March 14, 2017
Regulatory bodies such as the Federal Communications Commission and the Federal Trade Commission seem nearly powerless when up against the online advertising juggernaut.
U.S. President Donald Trump signs a revised executive order for a U.S. travel ban March 6 at the Pentagon in Arlington, Va. The executive order temporarily bans refugees from certain majority-Muslim countries, and now excludes Iraq. (CNS photo/Carlos Barria, Reuters)
Politics & Society News
March 07, 2017
Catholic and other religious groups joined secular leaders in questioning the wisdom Trump's move, with others vowing to oppose it outright.
Politics & Society News
February 07, 2017
President Trump wants to repeal the code banning all federally recognized nonprofit organizations—including religious organizations—from endorsing political candidates.
Politics & Society News
January 23, 2017
The action was hailed by pro-life leaders as it continues Ronald Reagan's legacy.