Cummings, GOP Tangle Over Planned Parenthood Spending

Rep. Elijah Cummings, D-Baltimore, on Tuesday warned that banning federal funds for Planned Parenthood would cut off vital health care services for low-income Maryland women.

Pope Francis Asks Americans to Aid the Poor, Save the Planet

The pope’s speech, which had been widely expected to wade into political territory, subtly touched on issues of immigration, climate change, abortion and marriage, weaving them into a narrative about securing a more peaceful and just future.

Advocates Call for Bill to Revoke Parental Rights of Men Accused of Conceiving Child Through Rape

Rape Survivor Family Protection Act Has Failed in the Past Despite Broad Support

Catholic Church, Losing Young People, Looks to Stem the Tide

Young people are leaving the Catholic Church over personal and political reasons as Catholic leaders are looking for new ways to stop this trend.

Anti-Abortion Protester Arrested After Disturbance During Inaugural

A vocal anti-abortion protester who climbed a tree at the Presidential Inaugural on Monday was arrested by Capitol Police after his screaming disturbed ticketholders.

Group of Catholics Petitions Bishops, Urges Less Political Involvement and More Work With the Poor

Handful of Christians delivered 25,000 signatures to the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops Tuesday morning, protesting political involvement and what they say is a lack of focus on the poor.

Supreme Court Passes on UMBC Student Group’s Appeal

The U.S. Supreme Court Monday declined to hear arguments in a case in which a University of Maryland, Baltimore County pro-life student group claims its free speech was inhibited by having to relocate a graphic anti-abortion display.