Church-State Relations

Abortion groups challenge Texas’ coronavirus-driven elective surgery ban

Catholic News Agency, March 27, 2020 Texas has said that elective surgeries, including abortions, must halt to free up medical supplies for the response to the coronavirus, but pro-abortion rights groups have filed a lawsuit challenging the order on behalf of the state's abortion... read more

Coronavirus aid bill passes Senate, blocks loans to Planned Parenthood

By Catholic News Agency, March 26, 2020 The Senate passed a massive relief package Wednesday night to counter the economic damage caused by the coronavirus pandemic. The measure passed unopposed, and contained provisions excluding abortion providers like Planned Parenthood from access to... read more

Virginia governor makes attending church a criminal offense

Catholic News Agency, Richmond, Va., March 25, 2020 Virginia governor Ralph Northam has made it a criminal offense to attend church services of more than 10 people. An executive order went into effect in the commonwealth on Tuesday, March 24, making any non-essential gatherings a misdemeanor... read more

Church Refuses to Close Because Planned Parenthood is Still Open Killing Babies

By Micaiah Bilger, LifeNews, March 20, 2020 A Louisiana pastor refused to close his church this week in the midst of the coronavirus scare because Planned Parenthood is still allowed to be open to kill unborn babies. All across the country, schools, businesses, nonprofits and non-essential... read more

Texas Abortion Clinics Ordered to Stop Killing Babies: Abortions are Not “Medically Necessary”

By Steven Ertelt, LifeNews, March 23, 2020 A Texas pro-life group says it has become the second state to order abortion businesses to stop killing unborn babies in abortions. Several states have issued orders requiring that all non-essential and elective surgeries be stopped. The state of... read more

Nancy Pelosi is Once Again Trying to Force Americans to Fund Planned Parenthood Abortion Biz

By Steven Ertelt, LifeNews, March 23, 2020 For the second time in as many weeks, Speaker Nancy Pelosi is attempting to exploit the coronavirus crisis to push her abortion agenda on the American people. During the development of the first stimulus bill to tackle the coronavirus situation,... read more

Church Refuses to Close Because Planned Parenthood is Still Open Killing Babies

Micaih Bilger, LifeNews, March 20, 2020 A Louisiana pastor refused to close his church this week in the midst of the coronavirus scare because Planned Parenthood is still allowed to be open to kill unborn babies. All across the country, schools, businesses, nonprofits and non-essential... read more

Planned Parenthood in Illinois Closes Some Centers, Keeps Abortion Clinics Open Because Women “Need” to Kill Their Babies

Bu Micaih Bilger, LifeNews, March 20, 2020 CHICAGO, IL While doctors across the country are being encouraged to put off non-urgent treatments because of the coronavirus, the abortion industry continues to use precious medical resources to abort unborn babies. Abortions are not... read more

Lt. Gov. Cyrus Habib: Why I am giving up elected office and joining the Jesuits

By Lt. Gov. Cyrus Habib (Washington), America, March 19, 2020 Earlier today, I announced that I will not be running for re-election as Washington State’s lieutenant governor and have decided to enter the Society of Jesus. This decision follows two years of careful and prayerful... read more

Joe Biden Supports Killing Babies in Abortions Up to Birth: “It’s a Woman’s Right to Choose”

By Steve Ertelt, LifeNews, March 16, 2020 | During last night’s Democrat presidential debate, Joe Biden made it clear, once again, that he supports unrestricted abortions up to birth. It doesn’t matter to him that abortions involve killing babies and the purposeful destruction of... read more

VIGANÒ on CORONAVIRUS: To Appease Wolves, Shepherds Abandon Sheep

By Carlo Maria Viganò, March 14, 2020 The ecclesial events of these hours have manifested clearly — if there was still any need — the tragic subjection of the Church to a State that is striving and doing all it can to destroy the Christian identity of our Italy, by enslaving it to an... read more