Tag Archives: Congress

Trump’s Rise and GOP Economics May Shift Catholic Priorities

For much of its long history in the U.S., the Catholic Church was known as the champion of the working class, a community of immigrants whose leaders were steadfast in…

Faith Leaders Condemn Religious Liberty Report

A diverse group of religious leaders, including the chairman of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops’ ad hoc committee on religious liberty and the presiding bishop of The Church…

Biden, Boehner Receive Honor at Notre Dame

As they had when Pope Francis addressed Congress last fall, Vice President Joe Biden and former House Speaker John Boehner stood together again on May 15, this time at Notre…

Are Jews Who Don’t Believe In God Atheists?

The day after Jamie Raskin won his intensely competitive primary, a humanist political action committee that backed him sent a proud email blast.

Pope Francis to Meet Privately With John Boehner During U.S. Visit

House Speaker John Boehner will have a rare private one-on-one meeting with Pope Francis during his visit to the Capitol, one of the many closely held details that are beginning…

Russell Moore Joins Diverse Set of Religious Liberty Advocates to Encourage Congress to Reauthorize “Crucial” USCIRF

Southern Baptist ethicist Russell Moore has joined a diverse collection of religious liberty advocates to urge members of Congress to reauthorize an important federal panel on global religious freedom as…

Pope Francis to Address Congress

Pope Francis will make an unprecedented address to Congress on Sept. 24 during his first visit to the United States.

Obama Issues Executive Orders by Memoranda

President Obama has issued a form of executive action known as the presidential memorandum more often than any other president in history — using it to take unilateral action even…