Last Updated: Jul 22, 2017

Federal budget jeopardizes struggling poor people, US bishops warn

Washington D.C., Jul 22, 2017 / 05:02 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- Congress’ proposed federal budget will fail to provide for the basic needs of millions of America’s poor people, the U.S. bishops have said in a call for a morally sound budget.

India's bishops pray new president will defend rule of law

New Delhi, India, Jul 22, 2017 / 07:08 am (EWTN News/CNA).- The bishops of India have offered their congratulations to the country's newly elected president, Ram Nath Kovind, urging him to live out the oath he will take to serve the well-being of the people.

Catholic women's conference to be held in New Mexico

Albuquerque, N.M., Jul 21, 2017 / 08:40 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- The Women of Grace apostolate will mark 30 years at its national conference this year, an event which aims to help women celebrate their “gift of authentic femininity.”

Bishop: Senate mustn't repeal health care law without suitable replacement

Washington D.C., Jul 21, 2017 / 05:52 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- The US bishops' representative for domestic justice has asked Senators not to vote to repeal the current health care law unless they have an alternative in place that offers acceptable levels of coverage.