The White House said providing baby formula to migrants at the border, even as the country faces a shortage of it, is “morally the right thing to do.”
In a 53-47 vote, the U.S. Senate April 7 confirmed Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson to the Supreme Court, making her the first Black woman to fill that role.
As Vladimir Putin’s war in Ukraine rages on, it’s become a staple of anti-Putin rhetoric to insist that the “whole world” is united in its outrage. U.S. President Joe Biden, for example, has said that the prayers “of the entire world” are with Ukraine, and vowed that “the world will hold Russia accountable.”
Representatives from the business sector, faith groups and grassroots organizations that support immigration reform sent Congress a letter March 2, a day after President Biden’s first State of the Union address, urging lawmakers to act on immigration because “simply put, the system is broken.”
As Pope Francis and Catholics throughout the world did on Ash Wednesday, March 2, Washington Cardinal Wilton D. Gregory prayed and expressed solidarity with the people of Ukraine as they are enduring a brutal Russian military invasion of their country.
On the second annual Day of Human Fraternity both religious and secular leaders have joined voices calling for greater brotherhood and solidarity, saying faith implies respect for all people regardless of their traditions or beliefs.
President Joe Biden, addressing the National Prayer Breakfast Feb. 3, called for a return to the political civility he said he’d known as a freshman U.S. senator from Delaware.
President Biden traveled to New York City Thursday at Mayor Eric Adams’ request to discuss ways to curb the rise in gun violence that has gripped the city this year, claiming an alarming number of lives of police officers as well as civilians.
The Supreme Court in a 6-3 decision Jan. 13 blocked a rule by the Biden administration that would have required employees at large businesses to show proof of a COVID-19 vaccination or wear masks and get tested each week for the coronavirus.
Catholic leaders joined almost two dozen interfaith organizations in calling for changes to the childcare and universal pre-kindergarten provisions in the Biden administration’s Build Back Better Act so that it won’t indirectly exclude religious providers from the programs.