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Nation
Brian Fraga
Assessing the background of President Trump’s new pick.
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Brian Fraga
A recent U.S. Supreme Court decision has paved the way for expanded sports gambling, but Catholic analysts urge caution.
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The court rebuked a Colorado civil-rights commission for ‘impermissible hostility’ toward Christian baker Jack Phillips’ religious beliefs, but shied away from ruling on broader free-speech issues.
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Texas is one of three states that have enacted laws providing families with a window to seek new medical facilities when doctors or hospitals conclude additional care is not warranted for terminally ill patients.
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The issue was spotlighted by a recent Orange County Board of Education legal memo, which says a 2016 state law prohibits withdrawal of children from classroom instruction on homosexuality and transgenderism.
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Catholic leaders and scholars, in the United States and in the Middle East, differ about whether the military action was warranted.
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The gun debate has perhaps never been as heated or as polarizing.
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Brian Fraga
Trump’s Secretary of State nominee has strong credentials as a defender of human life, marriage and family, and religious freedom.
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Brian Fraga
Pro-life groups and Catholic and other Christian nonprofits have sent a letter of support to former Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, but progressive politicians and organizations aren’t happy with the shift in direction.
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His opponents insist that there is no room for him in the party.
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The flurry of legislative activity in 2018 follows a year where 19 states adopted 63 new restrictions on abortion, the largest number of new anti-abortion laws in a year since 2013.
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Declaring the previous Common Core and No Child Left Behind initiatives as top-down failures, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos wants to transfer responsibility back to parents and local authorities.
Culture of Life
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The new office will help protect health care workers who refuse to be involved with abortions and other procedures on religious or moral grounds.
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Even though there is broad bipartisan support for the CHIP program, which the U.S. bishops strongly back, its federal funding remained in limbo this week.
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Abortion lobbyists claim the problem doesn’t exist in America, but it’s widespread in other countries, and eight U.S. states now prohibit the practice.
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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.
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Brian Fraga
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.
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Brian Fraga
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.
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The prominent staff picks include Kellyanne Conway and Steve Bannon.
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Some pro-life leaders say John Kasich’s veto was warranted, but others call it a betrayal.
Education
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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.
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Anmarie Calgaro has filed suit in Minnesota against state government agencies that have allegedly usurped her parental rights.
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Brian Fraga
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.
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Brian Fraga
The GOP’s reduced majority makes passage of pro-life measures more difficult, but confirmations of the president’s judicial nominees are expected to proceed.
Brian Fraga
The high court is expected to rule next year about whether Christian baker Jack Phillips has the right not to bake cakes for same-sex ceremonies that conflict with his religious beliefs.
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Brian Fraga
Led by California and Pennsylvania, a number of states are challenging the Trump administration’s religious and moral exemptions from the federal contraceptive mandate.
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Analysts discuss the pros and cons of the GOP’s proposal.
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‘This is why elections matter,’ March for Life President Jeanne Mancini said about the draft plan crafted by the Trump administration.
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Church leaders welcome the Trump administration’s Oct. 6 decision to expand the religious exemption under the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ contraceptive mandate.
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Texas and Oregon just passed news laws regarding health insurance plans.