Archbishop Cordileone says no Catholic 'in good conscience' can favor abortion

“No Catholic in good conscience can favor abortion," San Francisco Archbishop Salvatore J. Cordileone said Jan. 21 in response to comments by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-California, during a Jan. 18 episode of a podcast hosted by Hillary Clinton.

U.S. bishops' pro-life chair calls plan to codify Roe in federal law 'tragic'

The chairman of the U.S. bishops' pro-life committee called it "deeply disturbing and tragic" that any U.S. president would mark the Jan. 22 anniversary of the Roe decision that legalized abortion by praising it and committing to codifying it in law.


Pope Francis: God's word is 'a love letter to us' to be read every day

In his written homily for the Sunday of the Word of God, the pope underlined the importance of making time each day for reading even just a brief passage of the Bible, particularly the Gospels, where God's Word continues to say, "Do not be afraid, I am with you. I am at your side and I will always be there."


Fight against climate change can't be done alone, cardinal says

Climate change is a global problem that requires the commitment and collective response of all humanity, said Cardinal Pietro Parolin, Vatican secretary of state.