Today lawmakers in Albany are expected to pass the Child Victims Act, making it easier for victims of sexual abuse to sue as adults.
The Freedom of Religion Act, introduced Jan. 16 in the House of Representatives, would – if enacted in its current form – ban religious discrimination in the U.S. immigration system.
An exchange between Catholic high school students and a Native American tribal leader in Washington Jan. 18 was vilified on social media the following day, but the immediate accusations that the students showed racist behavior have been stepped back as more details of the entire situation have emerged.
A new study released on Tuesday found that a high majority of U.S. Catholic bishops and deacon directors believe that if the Holy See gives the green light to ordination of women deacons, the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) would implement the practice.
Societies today need “artisans of peace,” like the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., “who can be messengers and authentic witnesses of God the Father, who wills the good and the happiness of the human family,” said the president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops.
Cardinal Dolan, the archbishop of New York and former head of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops’ (USCCB) pro-life committee, delivered the keynote address at the Cardinal O’Connor Conference on Life at Georgetown University on Saturday.
Cardinal Timothy Dolan criticizes Governor Andrew Cuomo for unfairly attacking the Church in his Jan. 15 “State of the State” speech with rhetoric regarding proposals to extend civil statutes of limitation for child sex abuse.
Vice President Mike Pence made a surprise appearance at the rally for the 46th March for Life, the annual protest event that draws tens of thousands of pro-life activists to the nation’s capital to mark the anniversary of the 1973 Supreme Court decision Roe v. Wade that legalized abortion.
In the thick of the clergy sex abuse crisis, thousands of American Catholics descended on the nation’s capitol in protest of abortion where Archbishop Joseph Naumann reminded them that the abuse of minors is antithetical to the Church’s pro-life witness.
The Archdiocese of Washington announced Jan.16 that Archbishop Christophe Pierre, apostolic nuncio to the United States, will be the main celebrant of tomorrow’s Mass for Life, which will be held at a youth rally before the annual March for Life.