Commentary

It's time for our Catholic president to address the church's sexual abuse scandal

Millions need and deserve help these days. But there is a group that could also use — and certainly deserves — help that is rarely mentioned these days: clergy sexual abuse survivors.

Liz Cheney, ousted from party leadership, invokes pope and the 'power of faith'

On the eve of her removal from the House Republican leadership for failing to back President Donald Trump's attacks on the 2020 election, U.S. Rep. Liz Cheney cited principles she insisted were foundational for many conservatives such as herself: the U.S. Constitution, the rule of law and faith.

With Pope Francis' blessing, Catholics pressed Biden White House to waive vaccine patents

When U.S. Trade Representative Katherine Tai announced that the White House would back efforts to suspend intellectual property rights for COVID-19 vaccines, it was a victory for Vatican officials and U.S. Catholic groups that had long supported loosening vaccine patents.

California bill could bar UC Health from affiliating with Catholic hospitals that limit abortions

California's SB 379 would ensure that, moving forward, UC Health would only affiliate with hospitals that allow its staff to provide all necessary care, but the Catholic-affiliated Dignity Health is the largest hospital provider in the state.

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