Believe it or not, Congress is nearing the end zone of its current session. The U.S. Senate has only eight work weeks left in 2017; the House, just seven. Busy campaign schedules during the 2018 election year, when voters decide on all of the House and
YAOUNDÉ, Cameroon – Cameroonian bishops of the Bamenda province have voiced concerns that the Cameroon government could be perpetrating “genocide” against English-speaking Cameroonians. The bishops’ remarks came in the wake of demonstrations in Cameroon’s predominantly English-speaking northwest and southwest regions demanding independence from the rest
All eyes were on the Department of Health and Human Services on Friday, as the Trump administration announced a major broadening of exemptions to the federal contraception mandate, prompting cheers from religious freedom proponents nationwide. Less noticed was another critical development in the U.S. religious
Barcelona, Spain, Oct 2, 2017 / 03:46 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Catholic leaders voiced pleas for peace after a Catalonian regional referendum vote on secession from Spain drew a strong police reaction. “The situation of violence we have experienced today in Catalonia is deplorable,” Cardinal Juan
Facing down centuries of anti-Catholic bigotry in a watershed election, Massachusetts Sen. John Kennedy pledged in a September 1960 speech before Protestant ministers that if elected president he would adhere to the “absolute” separation of church and state. In striking contrast to the long-established expectation
Shaun Walker, the Moscow correspondent of the Guardian, is rather a brave man. He recently accepted the Russian government’s invitation to visit Syria and to take a carefully chaperoned tour which shows off just how well the country is now doing thanks to Russian intervention.
The US can strike the Achilles’ heel of the ayatollahs at no cost and at no peril by focusing on their abuses at home. The Trump administration is set to initiate a new Iran policy, which will be announced in October. Thank goodness. The flawed
In California, Jahi McMath is legally dead. In New Jersey, she is legally alive. Now, the deceased—or profoundly disabled—teenager is the subject of litigation that could make history. A quick rundown: In 2013, the then thirteen-year-old girl suffered a cardiac arrest after undergoing throat surgery.
For Catholics with a sense of history, yesterday’s confirmation hearing for 7th Circuit Court of Appeals nominee Amy Coney Barrett before the Senate Judiciary Committee brought to mind some of the darkest moments in the long traditions of anti-Catholicism in England and America. The Democrat
Imagine a day in the not-too-distant future when we finally have the coveted fifth vote necessary to strike down Roe v. Wade. Recall the many years of sweat and tears, ups and downs, wrangling about judicial nominations, and arguing about presidential elections. Then imagine that fifth vote no