The caucus meets weekly in the U.S. Capitol to defend the role of (mostly) Christian faith and prayer in the U.S. government and support a conservative vision of religious liberty.
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WASHINGTON (RNS) It is time for the Catholic Church in America to restore Thomas Merton to his rightful place as an exemplar of Catholic faith.
(RNS) Francis carefully laid out a vision of political cooperation for the common good — one that highlighted economic injustice as a chief threat to family life and stressed the moral imperative to care for the environment.
(RNS) As Washington prepares to welcome the pontiff, pols and pundits are trying to figure out if Francis’ appearances will help, or hurt, one party or the other.
(RNS) Pope Francis will become the third pope to visit 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue when he meets with the president and first lady during his U.S. tour in September.
(RNS) American Jews are largely appalled by the notion that Netanyahu, or any other Israeli politician — one that we did not elect and do not choose to be represented by — claims to speak for us.
WASHINGTON (RNS) No pope or religious leader who serves as a head of state has ever addressed Congress, according to the U.S. House Historian’s Office.
(RNS) With a Catholic vice president and a Catholic speaker of the House looking on behind him, Pope Francis’ speech will serve as a vivid reminder of how far Americans have come in overcoming deeply embedded anti-Catholic bigotry.