Tens of thousands of Haitians enrolled under the Temporary Protected Status program can stay in the United States until at least January.
The revised executive order temporarily bans refugees from certain majority-Muslim countries, and now excludes Iraq.
After receiving backlash over saying that the Democratic Party should support only those candidates who support legal abortion, Democratic National Committee chairman Thomas Perez will meet with the head of Democrats for Life of America.
A U.S. congressman told attendees at a Washington summit on Christian persecution that "more than ever before, vigorous U.S. leadership and diplomacy are needed to address religious freedom violations globally."
"Religious persecution is festering and exploding around the world. What has been unconscionable for decades, centuries, has gotten worse," Rep. Chris Smith, R-New Jersey, said May 12 in remarks at the World Summit in Defense of Persecuted Christians.
U.S. appeals court judges on Monday questioned the lawyer defending President Donald Trump's temporary travel ban about whether it discriminates against Muslims.
Black clergy, standing in the shadow of the U.S. Capitol, declared that President Donald Trump is not living up to his promise of being the “greatest champion” for the nation’s African-Americans.
Retired Bishop Thomas Daily of Brooklyn died May 15 at Immaculate Conception Center's Bishop Mugavero Residence in the Queens borough of New York City at age 89.
News outlets are reporting: Callista Gingrich, wife of former House Speaker Newt Gingrich, will be Donald Trump's nominee for U.S. ambassador to the Holy See.
Bishops attending a meeting were among the first to sign the National Catholic Pledge to End the Death Penalty at the U.S. bishops' headquarters building May 9.
WASHINGTON -- Catholic leaders say the American Health Care Act passed by the House May 4 has "major defects" and look to Senate to fix things.