President Donald Trump signed a bill into law that allows states to redirect Title X family planning funding away from clinics that perform abortions and to other community clinics.
When the U.S. Supreme Court looked at the issue of pension benefits for employees at religious hospitals March 27, the justices seemed uncertain how they would decide this case.
As the confirmation hearings for Judge Neil Gorsuch, President Donald Trump's U.S. Supreme Court nominee, moved into the March 23 testimony phase with those for and against his nomination taking the floor, the Democrats announced plans to filibuster his nomination.
Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer, D-New York, announced on the Senate floor he would oppose Gorsuch's nomination by joining other Democrats in a filibuster. This means Gorsuch will need 60 votes to be confirmed by the Senate, and with only 52 Republicans, this would be unlikely.
Calling health care "a vital concern for nearly every person in the country," the U.S. Catholic bishops said March 8 they will be reviewing closely a measure introduced in the House March 6 to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act.
Retired Bishop James Moynihan, who served as the ninth bishop of the Diocese of Syracuse from 1995 to 2009, died March 6. He was 84.
Angela Polite's "passion play" incorporates narrative, monologues, music and dance, culminating in a final scene that ties all grieving black mothers to Holy Mary.
At a Feb. 9 panel, experts said questions are poking through the historical perception that the U.S. is a mostly admirable example of healthy religious tolerance.
Magic and journey are two key words to describe the work and the evolution of this nearly half-century-old off-Broadway theater complex, begun in 1968 by Barbara Ann Teer.
New York Cardinal Timothy Dolan informed clergy he is considering moving his archdiocese's headquarters to save money, and pushed them to encourage parishioner donations to the archdiocese.
Head of New York archdiocese says he looks forward "to asking almighty God to inspire and guide our new president and to continue to bless our great nation."