Congress urged to keep health care gains, protect life, conscience rights

WASHINGTON (CNS) — The chairman of the U.S. bishops' domestic policy committee said Jan. 18 that a repeal of the federal health care law should not take place without immediate passage of a plan that preserves people's access to adequate health care and also protects human life, conscience rights, and the poor.

'We will be protected by God,' Trump declares in inaugural address

WASHINGTON (CNS) — President Donald J. Trump told the nation in his inaugural address that it need not fear in the days ahead.

Pope Francis prays for Trump on his inauguration as U.S. president

VATICAN CITY (CNA/EWTN News) — Pope Francis congratulated Donald Trump on his inauguration as the 45th president of the United States on Friday, praying that God will grant him wisdom and strength.