- Mar 31, 2020
A congressman is asking the Department of Justice to investigate settlements to two men who say they were victims of clergy abuse at a Catholic school in Mississippi.
U.S. Sen. Ben Sasse, R-Neb., is the lead co-sponsor of a bill to protect newborns who survive abortions by requiring appropriate care and admission to a hospital.
In 1826, Bishop John England, the founding Bishop of the new Diocese of Charleston. was asked if he could explain what Catholicism was and what the American republic could rightly expect from its Catholic citizens.
For years, Dominican Sister Donna Markham, president and CEO of Catholic Charities USA, has said it’s a scandal that millions of American families are struggling to find a stable place to live.
On the 20th anniversary of the signing of the Trafficking Victims Protection Act, a Jan. 15 hearing to celebrate the act cited numerous successes — including the passage of four subsequent bills to further clamp down on trafficking — but noted work yet to do to keep both children and adults safe from others who would exploit them for sex or cheap labor.
The chairman of the U.S. bishops’ Catholic Education Committee applauded the recent decision by Congress to reauthorize scholarship legislation that includes a federal education voucher for nearly 2,000 students in Washington.