Women Religious to Biden Administration: Call for a Ceasefire in Israel-Hamas War

WASHINGTON — Several congregations of women religious and some Catholic organizations are urging the Biden administration “to be an agent for peace and call for a humanitarian ceasefire” in the ongoing Israel-Hamas war.  In an Oct. 20 statement, the group condemned actions of both sides, from the deadly Oct. 7 attacks of and hostage taking […]

Catholic Leaders: Biden, Congress Must Do More to Curb Gun Violence

Last spring, after a combined 31 Americans were killed in two mass shootings, the federal government passed the most significant gun safety legislation in decades. Still, gun violence has persisted. And in a May 14 USA Today column, President Joe Biden echoed what Catholic leaders have continuously said: “We need to do more.”