President Donald Trump said Sept. 23 he would sign an executive order to “ensure that all precious babies born alive, no matter their circumstances, receive the medical care that they deserve.”
Just hours before the sixth federal execution took place this year, and two days before the next one was scheduled, two U.S. bishops’ committee chairmen called on the government to end this practice.
As Tropical Storm Beta made landfall between Corpus Christi and Galveston, Texas, Sept. 21, aid is sent out to help those still recovering there from Hurricane Sally.
The prefect of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith said his office sometimes has the “very unpleasant” obligation to take action against theologians in order to safeguard the faith.
Marking the 75th anniversary of the United Nations, Cardinal Parolin called on the United Nations to renew its commitment to the ideals upon which it was founded.
Diocese across the U.S. are embracing the document, “Forming Consciences for Faithful Citizenship,” with the hope of clarity in the upcoming election.
U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo tweeted that the Vatican “endangers its moral authority” by considering an extension of its 2018 agreement with China on the nomination of bishops.
Mass at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception Sept. 20 celebrated the 100th anniversary of the laying of the shrine’s foundation stone.