Faith leaders urge Trump, other U.S. leaders to uphold religious liberty

In an April 4 letter, more than 140 religious leaders, including the chairmen of three U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops’ committees, urged President Donald Trump and the other U.S. leaders to recognize that “individuals of all faiths and none have equal dignity, worth and rights to religious freedom.”

Getting a health care bill through Congress fraught with difficulties

When the vice president has to cast a vote to break a tie in the Senate on whether to debate U.S. health care policy, let alone revise it — as Mike Pence did July 25 — it is obvious that passing legislation to repeal, and/or replace, and/or reform the Affordable Care Act is going to be a heavy lift in Congress.