State legislatures tackle assisted suicide, abortion, school aid

Assisted suicide, abortion restrictions, health insurance coverage of abortion, financial aid for nonpublic schools and some tax relief for low-income families are among the issues being tackled by state legislatures across the country.

Every child 'a precious gift from God,' Trump tells pro-life rally

In remarks broadcast to the March for Life from the White House Rose Garden, President Donald Trump said that his administration "will always defend the very first right in the Declaration of Independence, and that is the right to life."

Cardinal praises USCCB for century of working for 'a more just society'

The mission of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops is as timely now as 100 years ago when the conference was founded, says Vatican secretary of state.

Bishops: Amend repeal bill to protect poor, keep ban on abortion coverage

 The latest version of a Republican measure in the Senate to repeal the Affordable Care Act must be amended to protect poor and vulnerable Americans, said the chairmen of four U.S. bishops' committees.