- Dec 9, 2019
Catholic leaders joined more than 35 other groups that have filed friend-of-the-court briefs urging the Supreme Court to support the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals policy, known as DACA.
The Trump administration is weighing a plan that uses a different definition of inflation to determine who lives in poverty and who does not.
The plan, floated in the spring, has raised concerns among Catholic advocates for low-income and working families.
Mercy Sister Mary Maurita Sengelaub, a nurse who entered religious life and eventually led what is now called the Catholic Health Association of the United States, died July 6 at age 101 at McAuley Life Center, a retirement home run by her order, in the Detroit suburb of Farmington Hills.
As the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit considers the constitutionality of the Affordable Care Act, the Catholic Health Association voiced its support for the act, declaring access to health care a basic human right.
The USCCB objected to new rules by the Trump administration concerning housing and undocumented immigrants.
Sister Carol Keehan is retiring from her position as the head of CHA.