The new policy of allowing biological girls who identify as boys follows the organization’s lifting of bans on same-sex-attracted scouts and scout leaders.
In the wake of the president’s rejection of one major trade deal and his plan to renegotiate another, Catholic analysts stress that fairness is key in assessing such agreements.
As national support for the death penalty declines, Catholic bishops have recently spoken out against capital punishment — including in the case of the white supremacist mass murderer.
The prominent staff picks include Kellyanne Conway and Steve Bannon.
Some pro-life leaders say John Kasich’s veto was warranted, but others call it a betrayal.
A respected professor, known for his orthodoxy and unflinching defense of a distinctly Catholic worldview, and his supporters say he has been isolated on campus in recent months.
Anmarie Calgaro has filed suit in Minnesota against state government agencies that have allegedly usurped her parental rights.
With Republicans in control of both Congress and the White House, pro-life legislation should advance, but concerns exist about immigration and health care coverage.
At least four states have filed legislation to restrict use of public restrooms to biological sex.
With medicinal and recreational marijuana on the Election Day ballot in at least nine states, Church leaders are drawing attention to known harms associated with legalizing the drug.
Despite one current leader’s claim of nonpartisan commitment to Church teachings, the actions of the two groups involved in the WikiLeaks disclosures strongly suggest otherwise.
Measures to legalize marijuana are another focus for voters in several states.
Leaked emails have highlighted that some of the Democratic presidential nominee’s closest advisers are dissenters who have lobbied for changes to Church teaching on key moral issues.
According to the report, university and state officials do not appear to be addressing the matter.
While the GOP nominee seeks to gain support from white Catholics and black evangelical Protestants by emphasizing traditional values and religious liberty, his Democratic rival favors a ‘social justice’ approach.
Elizabeth Smart has become a public face for a new strategy to frame hard-core porn as a public-health issue, and it has also become a topic of discussion in the presidential election campaign.
‘What happened to the discussion that was supposed to take place?’ the Pittsburgh prelate said, commenting about the government’s unrelenting campaign to provide contraceptives through the diocese’s health-care plan.
By officiating at a same-sex ‘wedding’ ceremony at his vice-presidential residence in Washington, Biden publicly broke with a fundamental Church moral teaching.
Clinton and Trump occasionally reference their professed Christian faiths, but both have differed recently with their Protestant denominations on their respective signature issues of abortion and immigration.
What does U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to not hear Stormans v. Wiesman mean for those with conscience convictions?
Analysts interpret the apparent turnabout by the Shanghai bishop, who has been jailed since 2012 for distancing himself from the state-controlled Patriotic Association, as a pressure tactic by China’s Communist regime.
The presumptive Democratic nominee’s stances on key moral issues worry many voters.
Votes do not appear to be available to override the veto of the bill, which would have made it illegal for physicians in Oklahoma to perform abortions.
Some pro-lifers believe the presumptive Republican nominee is clearly preferable to a Hillary Clinton candidacy, but other prominent Catholics remain unconvinced about supporting him.
California Attorney General Kamala Harris received tens of thousands of dollars from the abortion industry in her bid for the U.S. Senate.
The school administration attributes Davis’ campus appearance to Notre Dame’s ‘open-speaker policy,’ but critics note that the university’s gender studies department was a co-sponsor.
Religious liberty advocates say corporate leaders and LGBT lobbyists are engaging in economic ‘bullying.’
U.S. Catholic leaders and media professionals discuss EWTN’s transformative impact on contemporary America’s Catholic broadcasting landscape.
Mayor Bill de Blasio will march with a homosexual group authorized to participate under its own banner, but organizers have declined similar permission to pro-lifers.
UPDATE: Notre Dame's bishop, Bishop Kevin Rhoades, on March 14 criticized the Catholic university's decision to honor Biden, seven years after generating national controversy by bestowing commencement honors on President Barack Obama.