NEWS ANALYSIS: The new US administration is aligned with Pope Francis’ Vatican priorities in areas like immigration and environmental policy, but at odds with foundational Church teachings on abortion and gender ideology.
Given the 50-50 split in the U.S. Senate, the centrist West Virginia Democrat will wield incredible influence — and likely face extraordinary pressure.
Notably, the two scholars say that Becerra has taken steps to attempt to force organizations such as pro-life pregnancy centers and religious foster-care agencies to violate their principles.
It can then be asked whether the impeachment meets the test of a good symbol. It may succeed in one way but, in the current hyper-partisan environment, fail in another.
Catholic Rep. Jeff Fortenberry: Storming of the Capitol Undermines Democracy and Is a ‘Sign of Cultural Degradation’
Speaking with the Register from his office on Capitol Hill about the lockdown, Fortenberry said the Catholic Church needs to take the lead in pushing back against the political tribalism that triggered today’s violence in Washington.