Bishops: Loss of affordable health care under GOP plan 'simply unacceptable'

The nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office, in its analysis of the Senate health care bill, said late June 26 the measure would leave 22 million more people without insurance.

WikiLeaks hack exposes Clinton staff's past Catholic conversations

A Trump liaison called the leaked emails a sign of "open anti-Catholic bigotry" among senior Clinton advisors, while the Clinton campaign dismissed them as a "faux controversy."

Former Our Sunday Visitor publisher named CNS director, editor-in-chief

Greg Erlandson, former president and publisher of Our Sunday Visitor, has been named director and editor-in-chief of Catholic News Service, effective Sept. 12.

Independence Day Mass closes US bishops' annual Fortnight for Freedom

Religious freedom is "the human right that guarantees all other rights," Miami Archbishop Thomas Wenski said Saturday in his homily at the closing Mass of the U.S. bishops' fourth annual Fortnight for Freedom.

That right "has its foundation in the very dignity of the human person," he said at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in Washington. "Peace and creative living together will only be possible if freedom of religion is fully respected."