More than 750 Catholics called on President Donald Trump and Congress to seek diplomatic solutions to defuse rising tensions between the United States and North Korea and to assure that the U.S. remains a party to the Iran nuclear deal.
In a one-page order, the U.S. Supreme Court Oct. 10 dismissed an appeal in one of the legal challenges of President Donald Trump’s now-expired travel ban.
The U.S. Catholic bishops and other faith groups are objecting to reports that the Trump administration will limit the number of refugees the United States accepts to 45,000 for the upcoming fiscal year.
With the Supreme Court’s new term starting Oct. 2, one person equipped to comment on it — Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg — hesitated to say too much but hinted that it would be interesting.
Frustrated by federal court inaction and the Department of Justice blocking the way, the Catholic Benefits Association has called on President Trump to intervene directly in the legal battle over the Affordable Care Act’s contraception mandate.
he president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops has called on President Donald Trump to ease the “onerous” contraceptive mandate of the Department of Health and Human Services under the Affordable Care Act because it violates religious freedom.
Bishop Joe S. Vasquez of Austin, Texas, chair of the bishops’ migration committee, called on the president and Congress to reject a proposed piece of legislation that seeks to drastically cut legal immigration levels over a decade.
Archbishop Timothy P. Broglio of the U.S. Archdiocese for the Military Services offered support for President Donald Trump’s reinstatement of a ban on transgender people serving in any branch of the military.
The U.S. bishops blame “Congress’ failure,” for the uncertain future being faced by young DACA recipients, who, “along with countless other migrants who truly believe in the American dream, are victims of a broken system.”
U.S. senators must reject any bill that would replace the Affordable Care Act unless such a measure “protects poor and vulnerable people, including immigrants, safeguards the unborn and supports conscience rights,” said the chairman of the U.S. bishops’ domestic policy committee.