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In a Feb. 27 letter sent to members of Congress, two U.S. bishops stated that decisions around the 2016 budget resolution should be measured against whether they protect human life and dignity, the poor and vulnerable and the common good, especially that of workers and their families. “The moral measure of the fe...read more
Articles from section "Politics and Law"
Pope Francis sent a message to the annual National Prayer Breakfast held today in Washington, DC, and attended by US President Barack Obama, lawmakers from both parties, and thousands of …read more
The bishops of Zambia are exhorting their newly elected president to strengthen their nation’s unity. In a declaration of the episcopal conference of Zambia, following the African nation's …read more
Here is a translation of the Holy Father's telegram to Sergio Mattarella, who was elected on Saturday to succeed Giorgio Napolitano as the President of the Italian Republic. * * * To His …read more
The chairs of the Committee on Domestic Justice and Human Development and Committee on Pro-life Activities welcomed the U.S. Supreme Court’s January 23 announcement that it would review the …read more
Cardinal Seán O’Malley, archbishop of Boston and chairman of the US bishops' Committee on Pro-Life Activities, welcomed passage of the “No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion and Abortion Insurance …read more