Cardinal Peter Turkson, prefect of the Dicastery for Promoting Integral Human Development, told a group of reporters March 30 that there is concern at the Vatican over Trump’s policies, including on the environment.
President Donald Trump’s executive order calling for a review of the Clean Power Plan jeopardizes environmental protections and moves the country away from a national carbon standard to help meet domestic and international goals to ease greenhouse gas emissions, said the chairman of a U.S. bishops’ committee.
“Connected World,” by Father Philip Larrey, a philosophy professor at Rome’s Pontifical Lateran University, studies the impact and long-term consequences of increasingly advanced technology and the rise of artificial intelligence on society.
The issues of religious liberty and abortion were briefly raised during the second day of Senate confirmation hearings for Judge Neil Gorsuch, President Donald Trump’s U.S. Supreme Court nominee.
Petition asks President Donald Trump to protect the environment are important for the future of the planet and its inhabitants and called for federal support of market-based approaches to reduce energy consumption.
Cardinal Timothy M. Dolan of New York urged President Donald Trump to follow through on a recent call for legislation that funds school choice for disadvantaged youth nationwide.
Now it is time for the rest of us — parishioners, homilists and parishes — to support our bishops on this issue and to live out our Catholic social teachings with a new urgency. It is time to let our leaders in Washington know that we do not accept their attack on millions of people seeking only to live a dignified life.
Trump was joined by Education Secretary Betsy DeVos, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Florida, and Florida Gov. Rick Scott in a tour of the school that started with a visit to a fourth-grade class. During a roundtable discussion, the president heard from parents, teachers and students about the Florida Tax Credit Scholarship program.
Recalling that Pope Benedict XVI once said that those who live with hope live differently, Auxiliary Bishop Mario E. Dorsonville of Washington said faith communities have a lot to offer immigrant, refugee and other communities currently experiencing fear.
WASHINGTON (CNS) — Donald Trump campaigned by saying he would aggressively go after the country’s 11 million unauthorized immigrants, promising deportation forces and a border wall with Mexico paid for by the United States’ neighbor to the south. Time will tell whether he’ll be able to deliver what he promised his supporters, but in two […]
U.S. Sen. Bob Corker, R-Tennessee, chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, met Feb. 23 with Cardinal Pietro Parolin, Vatican secretary of state, to discuss U.S.-Vatican cooperation in fighting human trafficking and ending modern slavery.
A variety of communities, from the Irish to Latinos, worry that the roundups mark the beginning of what President Donald Trump promised in his campaign for the presidency: to deport the country’s estimated 11 million unauthorized immigrants.
Catholic Church leaders in a Feb. 16 statement said they were encouraged that President Donald Trump may be considering an executive order to protect religious freedom and said they would be grateful if he would move forward with the pledge that his administration would “do everything in its power to defend and protect religious liberty.”