- Feb 25, 2020
Sister Mary Scullion accompanied Congressman Dwight Evans (D-PA) to Tuesday’s State of the Union address to raise awareness about homelessness, or as she calls it, the “prophetic sign that something is radically wrong in America.”
Catholics working with immigrants want President Trump and Republicans to stop using harsh rhetoric when referring to immigrants, especially children.
Although President Donald Trump billed his State of the Union address as an invitation to bipartisanship, immediate reaction, including Catholic reaction, largely splintered along partisan lines.
During his address to a joint session of Congress, President Donald Trump recognized Megan Crowley, a University of Notre Dame student born with a rare disease, for her strength and character while living with the inherited disorder since being diagnosed at 15 months old.
In his final State of the Union address Tuesday, President Barack Obama spoke about several issues that concern leaders of the Catholic Church in the United States, and also quoted Pope Francis, who spoke to Congress during his US visit in September. POPE FRANCIS The president once again gave a shout
President Obama gave a papal shout-out in his State of the Union Tuesday night, the third president to reference a pope during the annual update to Congress. Speaking about his administration’s efforts to normalize relations with Cuba, the president said: “And this year, Congress should begin the work of ending