Congress

Thumbnail doctor healthcare credit africa studio shutterstock cna As Senate health care bill fails, pro-lifers vow to continue fighting

After attempts to block abortion funding in health care failed with the demise of the Senate’s health care bill early Friday morning, pro-life...

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Thumbnail united states capitol credit phil roeder via flickr cc by 20 cna 2 4 15 As Senate health care vote nears, will pro-life provisions be included?

Washington D.C., Jul 25, 2017 / 12:08 am (Church Pop).- As the Senate prepares to vote later today to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act,...

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Thumbnail doctor credit guschenkova via wwwshutterstockcom cna 1 21 16 Bishop: Senate mustn't repeal health care law without suitable replacement

Washington D.C., Jul 21, 2017 / 04:52 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- The US bishops' representative for domestic justice has asked Senators not to vote to...

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Thumbnail police scene Bishops pray for Catholic Congressman shot at baseball practice

Washington D.C., Jun 14, 2017 / 08:44 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Republican House Majority Whip Steve Scalise, 51, was among multiple persons shot in an...

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Thumbnail professor amy coney barrett courtesy of the university of notre dame law school cna Concerns of 'anti-Catholic bigotry' as judicial nominee questioned about faith

A Catholic nominee to a federal circuit court faced hostile questions about her faith from U.S. senators on Wednesday, prompting outrage from...

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Thumbnail paul clement former solicitor general and counsel for hobby lobby and conestoga wood specialties speaks to the press outside the supreme court mar 25 2014 credit addie Congressmen support legal challenges to HHS mandate

Pro-life members of the House of Representatives spoke out in support of the Green and Hahn families after they argued in front of the Supreme...

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Thumbnail congress 1 Congress registration ‘well beyond’ 2013 as event nears

With registration “well beyond” where it was this time last year, the archdiocese’s upcoming Religious Education Congress looks to be another...

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Thumbnail members of the 115th us congress take their oath of office jan 3 2016 credit win mcnamee getty images cna Congress still overwhelmingly identifies as Christian

Washington D.C., Jan 4, 2017 / 07:38 pm (CNA).- While the number of Americans who describe themselves as Christians has declined in recent years,...

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Thumbnail us capitol credit orhan cam shutterstock cna Democrats, pro-lifers spar over Planned Parenthood investigation

Washington D.C., Dec 8, 2016 / 04:40 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Following Democratic claims that a House panel investigating Planned Parenthood has found...

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Thumbnail nuclear power plant cna size Don't thwart nuclear agreement with Iran, bishop warns Congress

The head of the U.S. Bishops' international peace committee supports the new framework for Iran's nuclear program and is asking the U.S. Congress...

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Thumbnail us capitol credit stephen melkisethian via flickr cc by nc nd 20 cna Federal budget jeopardizes struggling poor people, US bishops warn

Washington D.C., Jul 22, 2017 / 04:02 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Congress’ proposed federal budget will fail to provide for the basic needs of millions...

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Thumbnail doctor insurance credit alexkich shutterstock cna Fix health care bill's major defects, bishops ask US Senate

Washington D.C., Jun 6, 2017 / 12:08 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Despite its pro-life actions, the latest health care reform bill has “many serious...

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Thumbnail pope francis greets pilgrims in st peters square during the wednesday general audience on oct 1 2014 credit bohumil petrik cna cna 10 2 14 Here's how one Catholic congressman is prepping for the Pope's US visit

As the nation’s capital works to get ready for Pope Francis’ visit to the U.S. this fall, one Catholic congressman is preparing by reading papal...

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Thumbnail barbed wire refugee credit simon kadula via wwwshutterstockcom cna 1 House backs genocide label for Christians under ISIS

The U.S. House of Representative voted Monday to declare that what is happening to Christians and other ethnic and religious minorities in the...

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Thumbnail boy 7 10 with down syndrome in a classroom credit george doyle stockbyte cna us catholic news 11 21 12 House overcomes partisan bickering to pass disabilities bill

After eight years in legislative limbo, a bill helping those with disabilities to save in tax-exempt accounts and still receive federal benefits...

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Thumbnail us capitol dome credit dan thornberg shutterstock cna House passes pair of bills aimed at tighter immigration enforcement

Washington D.C., Jul 10, 2017 / 02:17 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- The United States House of Representatives on June 29 passed two bills in an effort to...

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Thumbnail defund planned parenthood credit american life league flickr cc by nc 20 cna House votes to allow states to deny funding to Planned Parenthood

Washington D.C., Feb 16, 2017 / 03:01 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- The House voted Thursday to allow states to choose not to fund Planned Parenthood and...

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Thumbnail pro life marchers gather for the march for life at the nations capitol in washington dc on the 43rd anniversary of roe vs wade january 22 2016 credit jeff bruno cna 4 11 16 How a pro-life group will hold members of Congress accountable

Washington D.C., Jan 6, 2017 / 02:10 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- As the 115th Congress is underway, a pro-life group is touting a new means of holding...

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