President Joe Biden said Jan. 4 he plans to visit the U.S.-Mexico border, which would be the first visit to the border of his presidency, when he travels to Mexico next week.
Biden Signs Executive Order on Abortion Access
President Joe Biden is expected to outline formalized instructions to the Department of Justice and Health and Human Services in order to protect abortion access, just two weeks after the Supreme Court ended the constitutional right to the procedure.
Ukrainian Americans Urge Prayer, Support for Homeland After Russian Invasion
On Wednesday, Archbishop Borys Gudziak spent time in Lisieux, France, at the grave of St. Thérése, praying for Ukraine and for Russian President Vladamir Putin’s conversion, so that Russia and the rest of the world could be free of his tyranny.
Texas Bishop Urges Biden ‘to Act Immediately’ to End ‘Remain in Mexico’
The Biden administration must issue an immediate termination of the Migrant Protection Protocols, also known as the “Remain in Mexico” policy, El Paso Bishop Mark J. Seitz said Oct. 25.
Discontent With Biden Administration Grows Among Immigrant Advocates
Immigrant advocates recently walked away from an online meeting with Biden administration officials to protest a move that will revive a Trump-era policy blocking people seeking asylum from entering the U.S.
After Biden’s COVID-19 Summit, ‘More Work Needs to be Done’
As Eric LeCompte participated in the Sept. 22 COVID-19 summit convened by President Joe Biden, he recognized a renewed sense of urgency from global leaders.
Biden on Ending U.S. Presence in Afghanistan: ‘It Was Time to End This War’
President Joe Biden said the decision to end 20 years of U.S. military presence in Afghanistan on Aug. 31 came down to limiting further loss of American lives in a place where the country no longer had vital interests.
Biden Administration Grapples With ‘Convoluted’ Immigration Messaging
The summer began with Vice President Kamala Harris’ unwelcoming words to Central Americans in a speech in Guatemala: “Do not come.” But it’s clear that few heeded her June 7 message seeking to dissuade Central Americans and others from heading, in record numbers, to the U.S.-Mexico border — even during the hottest months of the year.
USCCB Votes at Spring Assembly To Draft Document On Eucharist
The nation’s bishops voted last week to approve a proposal from the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops’ doctrinal committee to draft a document on the Eucharist, after two days of spirited discussion on the topic that dominated this year’s spring meeting.
Catholic Leaders: Biden Budget Aims to Help Vulnerable But Excludes Unborn
President Joe Biden unveiled his proposed budget of $6 trillion for fiscal year 2022 that would include spending to improve and modernize the nation’s infrastructure, provide free pre-K and community college, and increase domestic programs aimed at boosting public health and helping the poor. His plan does not include the Hyde Amendment.