A Catholic refugee organization has come out against the expansion of an immigration agreement between the United States and Canada, arguing it allows both countries to turn away more asylum seekers and therefore limits their legal right to seek protection.
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Biden Issues Executive Order On Guns, Calls On Congress To Reduce Gun Violence
President Joe Biden announced March 14 he would sign an executive order aiming to increase the number of background checks on prospective gun buyers, as well as measures to promote red flag laws and the secure storage of firearms.
Ukrainian Catholics Hail Biden’s Surprise Visit to Kyiv for Bravery, ‘Amazing Boost of Hope’
U.S. President Joe Biden’s unexpected Feb. 20 visit to Kyiv, calmly walking alongside Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelenskyy as air raid sirens wailed in the capital, is being hailed as a surprise and a signal to the world, Ukrainian Catholic leaders told OSV News.
President Biden Reiterates Call to Codify Roe v. Wade During State of The Union Address
President Joe Biden called the state of the union “strong,” in his second such address Feb. 7, calling for national unity even as he argued for some Democratic priorities including reiterating his call to codify Roe v. Wade.
Border Measures Expanding Access and Expulsions Aren’t Progress, Bishop Says
While new border measures from President Joe Biden’s Administration expand legal pathways for migrants to enter the country, the U.S. bishops’ chair on migration warns they also simultaneously expand expulsions — which, he said, isn’t really progress.
Catholic Groups Urge Biden to Seek Diplomacy With Putin, Avoid Nuclear War
Catholic organizations and religious orders are calling President Joe Biden to undertake diplomatic means to prevent nuclear war with Russia.
24 Members of Congress Write Biden About Jesuit Murders, Mexico Violence
U.S. members of Congress have sent a letter to President Joe Biden, urging him to “work closely with the Mexican government to sure there is full accountability for the murders” of two Jesuits in their parish and a tour guide they were protecting.
Biden Administration: Doctors Must Offer Abortion if a Mother’s Life at Risk
The head of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) said Monday healthcare providers must offer abortion services if the life of a mother is at risk and that procedures conducted under such circumstances would be protected under federal law regardless of various state bans.
Pro-life Leader Says Executive Order Is Effort ‘To Appease Abortion Lobby’
A national pro-life leader said President Joe Biden’s July 8 executive order on abortion “confirmed the White House is working to appease the abortion lobby to the detriment of women and their unborn children.”
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.