President for less than a month, Donald Trump has come through for the overwhelming numbers of religious conservatives who helped put him in office — but not so much on LGBT issues.
Fr. Chuong Hoai Nguyen has offered to surrender his American citizenship so that Trump could confer it on a refugee who would be barred under the president's controversial travel ban.
Archbishop Charles Chaput is pushing Notre Dame University to invite President Donald Trump, saying the school's president needs to give him a chance to engage with Catholics and to be heard.
Supreme Court judge on death penalty: Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer delivered harsh criticism of the death penalty Dec. 12 in a dissent to the court's decision not to hear a Florida inmate's death penalty appeal.
Supreme Court: The Supreme Court agreed Dec. 2 to hear arguments about church hospital pension disputes over whether religious hospitals and schools can be exempt from complying with federal laws covering employee pension benefits. Lower courts have ruled against three hospital systems, two of which are Catholic, that have claimed an exemption from the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974.
Donald Trump's election evoked a myriad of reactions, from politicians, U.S. prelates, and the Vatican, to scholars and interest-group leaders.
Politicians who speak of family values would do well to understand all that term entails, says a letter from 44 lay and religious Catholic women.
In the final presidential debate Oct. 19, Republican Donald Trump used his most explicit language to date to denounce late-term abortions.
Editorial: By emphasizing a single issue and making it obligatory to vote according to a candidate's stance on that issue, bishops put many Catholics in a difficult position.
In the first week of its new term, the Supreme Court reviewed the extent that racial bias might have played in a 1995 death penalty sentence.