Panelists talk about fighting abortion, 'resisting a throwaway culture'

Members of an all-woman panel at Georgetown University Jan. 15 discussed "Resisting the Throwaway Culture" and said that feminism does not require supporting abortion. 

Malteser International Americas, USAID sign agreement

Malteser International Americas, the 65-year-old humanitarian relief agency of the Order of Malta, and the U.S. Agency for International Development have signed an agreement that will help the Catholic organization expand its reach.

Congressman says inaction on aid to those suffering in Iraq unconscionable

U.S. Rep. Chris Smith, R-New Jersey, blasted unnamed "career staff" at the State Department and the U.S. Agency for International Development for inaction that he said will lead to further genocide of Christians, Yezidis and other religious minorities in Iraq at the hands of Islamic State militants.

Catholic judicial nominee grilled by senators on her religious views

Sen. Dianne Feinstein spurred outrage when she questioned a Catholic judicial nominee Sept. 6 about what impact her faith would have on her interpretation of the law.