U.s. Congress

June 5, 2014

Bill Against ‘Wrongful Birth’ Lawsuits Could Protect Disabled Children

The bill has 36 co-sponsors from both the Democratic and Republican parties.

May 13, 2014

Bipartisan Effort to Support Persecuted Christians Launched

The initiative also urged for supporters to take action on behalf of Christians facing persecution in the Middle East.

October 1, 2013

Obamacare’s Abortion Mandate Gets Ready to Go

Planned Parenthood and other players in the U.S. abortion industry could profit from tens of thousands of taxpayer-subsidized abortions.

July 12, 2013

Vietnam President's U.S. Visit Shines Spotlight on Human Rights

Congressional statement highlights concerns.

January 11, 2013

Religious Leaders Urged to Fight Global Persecution

In a letter to prominent Protestants and Catholics, Rep. Frank Wolf says ‘the West must speak out on behalf of the persecuted Church around the world.’

December 11, 2012

New Project Allows Members of Congress to Adopt Conscience Prisoners

‘We must shine a light on these prisoners of conscience until they are free,’ said Katrina Lantos Swett, who chairs the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom.

September 19, 2012

House Passes Bill to Promote Human Rights in Vietnam

April 25, 2012

Applying Our Enduring Truths to Our Defining Challenge

August 9, 2011

Aborting Charity

Have we become children of a lesser god?

August 4, 2011

Dealing With Debt — and Stewardship

May 22, 2011

Washington Grapples With Catholic Social Teaching

May has marked a month of renewed focus on Church thought and its practical implications.

February 28, 2011

President Obama’s DOMA Outrage Will Backfire

Mr. President, you just picked a fight you can’t win.

January 25, 2011

True National Treasure

January 11, 2011

A Penitential Rite on Capitol Hill

John Boehner’s ‘ashes’ speech seems chillingly relevant as Arizona Rep. Gabrielle Giffords lies comatose.

December 7, 2010

Meet the Catholics in Congress

Here’s our snapshot of the spectrum of pro-life votes and views of Catholics on Capitol Hill, newly updated for the 112th Congress.

November 5, 2010

1 Catholic Speaker Gives Way to Another

Eight out of 10 Americans favor restrictions that would limit abortion. Here comes a speaker who believes that Washington is ‘defying the will of the American people’ on abortion.

February 17, 2009

GOP Pro-Lifers Thank Rigali

January 16, 2009

Should Catholics Fear FOCA?