NEWS ANALYSIS: Catholic politicians on both sides of the aisle are guilty of discarding uncomfortable truths from the Church’s deposit of social teaching.
Like his predecessor Benedict XVI, the Holy Father defies the typical ‘left-right’ binary classifications of American political discourse.
A diverse gathering of influential Catholics came together to shape the immediate and long-term reception of Pope Francis’ eco encyclical.
Religious-freedom advocates stress the bill is modeled on federal legislation, signed into law by Bill Clinton in 1993, to protect religious liberty against government overreach.
Bipartisan legislation that would support victims has been stalled by Senate Democrats' opposition to the decades-old Hyde Amendment that restricts federal funding of abortion procedures.