Could IN abortion case make a dent in ‘Roe’?

As the 46th anniversary of the Supreme Court’s legalization of abortion approaches, the court is being asked to reconsider its refusal to recognize the humanity of the unborn. Pro-life groups hope the court — now believed to have a majority of pro-life

Mass shootings: Where do we go from here?

In public schools across the country, teachers and students practice lockdown drills if a gunman storms their building and opens fire. In some school districts, principals and teachers learn how to bandage gunshot wounds and apply tourniquets. “That’s insane to me. That’s

Racism letter calls for honesty and action

In their new pastoral letter on racism, the Catholic bishops in the United States seek to acknowledge the reality of racism and the Church’s complicity in racial prejudice while calling on Catholics to come together and find solutions. The letter, entitled “Open

Abuse response dominates USCCB plenary

The fall general assembly of the American bishops was meant to polish their tarnished image, showing them as strong, competent leaders bravely addressing the scandal of sex abuse, including policing themselves. Instead the meeting turned into a public relations embarrassment for the

What to expect from the 116th Congress?

With Democrats retaking control of the U.S. House of Representatives and Republicans retaining its majority in the U.S. Senate, the 2018 midterm election results offer a mixed bag for Catholic voters. On the bright side, the pro-life movement may find it easier

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