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Bishop Richard Malone of Buffalo speaks during a news conference at the general assembly of the US Conference of Catholic Bishops (CNS)

American bishops introduce statement on pornography at autumn meeting

The US Embassy is illuminated with the colors of the French national flag in Paris, Monday Nov. 16, 2015, after a series of coordinated attacks in Paris that killed more than 120 people and injured over 350 last Friday. (Dominique Faget/Pool Photo via AP)

‘Terror always seeks to separate us from those we most love,’ the US Catholic bishops said

Archbishop Carlo Maria Vigano, apostolic nuncio to United States, listens to remarks at the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops' annual autumn meeting (AP)

Archbishop Carlo Maria Vigano received two standing ovations

Paul Ryan speaks in the House Chamber on Capitol Hill  (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

Six of the last eight House Speakers have been Catholic

Pope Francis (CNS)

Pope Francis’s 10th foreign trip will be the longest of his pontificate, Fr Federico Lombardi has said

Pro-life supporters gather outside of a Planned Parenthood facility in St. Louis July 21. They held the demonstration after the release of two videos that showed Planned Parenthood officials discussing the method and price of providing fetal tissue obtained from abortions for medical research. (CNS photo/Lisa Johnston, St. Louis Review)

Videos show a trivialisation of human life, says bioethics professor

Pope Francis has got to wait two months until his visit to the USA  [PA]

According to a new Gallup poll only 59 per cent of people currently have a positive opinion of the Pope

Little Sisters of the Poor attend 2014 celebration of Fortnight for Freedom Mass in Baltimore (CNS)

Under the Affordable Care Act, all health insurance plans are required to provide contraceptive coverage

Archbishops Charles J. Chaput of Philadelphia processes with fellow bishops outside the Cathedral Basilica of the Sacred Heart in Newark (CNS)

It is worth remembering that the American Church predates our own restored English hierarchy by some 70 years

A congregation in the Catholic archdiocese of Baltimore (CNS)

The number of Catholics in America have fallen from 23.9 per cent in 2007 to 20.8 per cent in 2014, according to Pew Research Centre