Rep. Chris Smith, R-New Jersey, said May 24 that President Barack Obama's decision to lift the arms embargo in Vietnam "failed to advance long-term U.S. interests."
Archbishop Jose H. Gomez of Los Angeles said that a planned increase in federal immigration raids is "yet another depressing sign of the failed state of American immigration policy."
The U.S. Supreme Court in orders issued May 23 remanded two Catholic entities' legal challenges to the federal contraceptive mandate back to the lower courts.
True happiness exists in the love of faith, family and fresh guacamole, comedian Jim Gaffigan and his wife and writing partner, Jeannie, told graduates.
Eco Catholic: Bangladesh delegates told the U.S. bishops that indigenous people are being forced from the rural lands their ancestors have lived on for centuries.
The Obama administration's directive on transgender access to bathrooms "that treats 'a student's gender identity as the student's sex' is deeply disturbing," said two chairmen of U.S. Catholic bishops' committees.
The U.S. Supreme Court May 16 sent the Zubik v. Burwell case, which challenges the Affordable Care Act's contraceptive requirement for employers, back to the lower courts.
Noting the untimely death of previous declarations of Muslim comity with other faiths, Cardinal Theodore E. McCarrick, Washington's retired archbishop, urged that the Marrakesh Declaration not remain ignored.
A brief from Catholic theologians and ethicists may have been instrumental in prompting the court to issue its order for new arguments in Zubik v. Burwell.
The Eternal Word Television Network has asked for a rehearing of its case by the full 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in its case regarding the contraceptive mandate.