Catholics Debate Biden’s Waiver Of Property Rights For Vaccines

Two U.S. faith organizations on the front lines of the global coronavirus response stand with the federal government in support of waiving intellectual property (IP) protections for COVID-19 vaccines, in an effort to help the poorer countries get more doses.

Sharp Decline in U.S. Birth Rate a Concern To Some Church Leaders

When Auxiliary Bishop Jorge Rodríguez of Denver moved to the U.S. from Europe, one thing that made the country “exceptionally beautiful” to him was the number of families with multiple children spending time together, a distinction he fears might be slipping away.

Archbishop in SF Says No to Communion for Pro-Choice Catholics

Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone of San Francisco has become the latest American bishop to advocate barring Catholic public figures who support abortion rights from communion, as the debate on the topic continues to grow since President Joe Biden, the country’s second Catholic president and a pro-choice Democrat, took office.