Protests held as investigators release third video exposing abortion giant’s use of fetal tissue
Pro-lifers across the United States rallied today to call for the end of taxpayer funding of Planned Parenthood, as the Center for Medical Progress released its third video from an investigation into the abortion provider’s use of fetal tissue. Under the banner #WomenBetrayed, at least 50 cities hosted the ralli...
“The detention of families is unnecessary, inhumane, and unworthy of our nation.”
The July 24 ruling by Judge Dolly Gee of the Federal District Court of California ordering the Obama administration to release from detention families fleeing violence in Central America was applauded today by Bishop Eusebio Elizondo, auxiliary bishop of Seattle and chairman of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bisho...
Gregorios III Questions Policies of the West
This report is contributed by John Pontifex of Aid to the Church in Need. * * * Help from the West for so-called moderate opposition groups in Syria is ending up in the hands of Daesh (ISIS) and other extremists, according to a Catholic Patriarch from Damascus, who says the crisis in the country is deepening....
Bishop-elect Paul Abdel Sater Studied Moral Theology in Boston
Pope Francis has givenhis assent to the canonical election by the Synod of Bishops of the Patriarchal Maronite Church, of Rev. Paul Abdel Sater as bishop of the patriarchal curia. Paul Abdel Saterwas born in 1962 in Ain El Remmaneh, Lebanon, and was ordained a priest in 1987. He studied moral theology and scie...
Quote for July 28th
“Charity is certainly greater than any rule. Moreover, all rules must lead to charity.”
- St. Vincent de Paul
"Enlightened by the light of faith in the Risen Christ, our look on the world is full of hope and mercy, because we are certain that the cross of Jesus is the tree that gives life."
Here is the translation of Pope Francis' message to the newly elected Patriarch of Cilicia of the Armenians, His Beatitude Gregoire Pierre XX Ghabroyan * * * To His Beatitude Gregoire Pierre …read more
Says Vice President’s Proposal Would Lead to Abuse of Power
Manila Auxiliary Bishop Broderick Pabillo spoke against a proposal to remove presidential term limits in the Philippines. According to the Catholic Bishops Conference of the Philippines, the …read more
Says That Church’s Position on Gay “Marriage” is Irrevocable
A Nigerian Cardinal affirmed the Church’s position on homosexuality, saying that it was “irrevocable.” According to Nigeria’s PM News, Cardinal John Onaiyekan, Archbishop of Abuja, reiterated …read more
Here is the translation of the Holy Father's address today before and after the recitation of the Angelus to the faithful gathered in St. Peter's Square. * * * Dear brothers and sisters, …read more
Thousands Gather in St. Peter’s Square for Sunday Angelus Address
During his Sunday Angelus address, Pope Francis officially opened registrations for the 31st World Youth Day in Krakow, Poland. Joined by a young man and a young woman, the Holy Father was …read more
Also Remembers Orthodox Bishops As Second Anniversary of Abductions Approaches
Pope Francis appealed for the release of Father Paolo Dall’Oglio, a Jesuit priest kidnapped two years ago in Syria. The Italian priest, who worked in Syria for the past 30 years, was …read more
This Sunday the Church in England and Wales celebrated the “Day for Life.” This year the annual event focused on the treatment of people at the end of their lives. The topic of euthanasia is …read more