After he was sworn in for the U.S. Supreme Court, Justice Neil Gorsuch said he would be "a faithful servant of the Constitution" and of the laws "of this great nation."
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.
Since it was unveiled last week, President Donald Trump’s proposed budget has been widely denounced as “immoral” and downright “evil” for boosting defense spending by billions while demanding drastic cuts to vital aid programs.
Yet if liberals and some conservatives are upset about cuts to programs that help ensure clean drinking water, give financial aid to low-income college students, and even help support Meals on Wheels — which delivers nearly a million meals a day to the sick and elderly — would Jesus have a problem with slashing assistance to the needy?
Washington: The task force will help bishops engage directly in challenging problems highlighted by the racial problems following recent shootings.
Louisville Archbishop Joseph E. Kurtz and the state's three other Catholic bishops, were among those who welcomed a new abortion law requiring a face-to-face meeting with a health care provider.
As a Kentucky county clerk who refused to issue marriage licenses to gay couples sits in jail, a gay couple received a license from a deputy Rowan County clerk Friday.
Kim Davis was found in contempt of court Sept. 3 for her refusal to issue marriage licenses in wake of the Supreme Court decision to allow gays to wed.
Fr. Stephen Pohl was arrested in Florida Aug. 21 on a federal charge related to the possession of pornographic images of children.
Greg Bourke, an openly gay, revered Boy Scout troop leader, learned Aug. 4 that he still can't be a leader in a local Catholic parish troop.
Rowan County's clerk prayed and fasted over her decision to refuse marriage licenses for same-sex couples, she testified in federal court, and she said believes she is upholding her oath under the Constitution.
Clerk Kim Davis' refusal to provide licenses has drawn wide attention after the U.S. Supreme Court ruled last month that marriage is a fundamental right for all couples. Kentucky Gov. Steve Beshear ordered clerks to comply with the decision.
"It wasn't just a spur-of-the-moment decision," Davis said. "It was thought out, and I sought God on it."