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 29th
"I wish not merely to be called Christian, but also to be Christian."
- Saint Ignatius of Loyola
Answered by Legionary of Christ Father Edward McNamara, professor of liturgy and dean of theology at the Regina Apostolorum university. Q: Recently, my parish priest announced he would be …read more
Bishop-elect Says 'Word on Fire' Ministry Will Continue
Pope Francis has appointed three auxiliary bishops to the Archdiocese of Los Angeles and accepted the resignation of Bishop Gerald E. Wilkerson, 75, another Los Angeles auxiliary. The …read more
The bishops of the Philippines on Monday released a statement on climate change, called "Stewards, Not Owners." In the statement, the bishopscommit to educating the faithful on theissues of …read more
Affirm Church Teaching: If Society Can Protect Itself Without Ending a Human Life, It Should. Today, We Have This Capacity.
The bishops chairing two committees of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) renewed the bishops’ opposition to the death penalty in a message last week. The message commemorated …read more
Cardinal Charles Maung Bo of Yangon Recalls Time When Country Was Model Society
Cardinal Charles Maung Bo, Archbishop of Yangon, has launched an appealto the Burmese leaders of the nation. According to Fides, the Asian prelate--in a message published on the occasion of …read more
Trial of Josef Wesolowski Postponed for Later Date
After being discharged last Friday from the hospital where he was recovering, Josef Wesolowski, the former Apostolic Nuncio to the Dominican Republic, is back at the Vatican. According to the …read more
Legal Organization Calls for Justice in Asia Bibi's Blasphemy Case
Pakistan's highest court is set to hear the appeal of Asia Bibi, who is facing a death sentence for blasphemy. According to the American Center for Law and Justice (ACLJ), the appeal hearing …read more
The brainchild of young Servant of God Carlo Acutis, an exhibition on Eucharistic miracles, has collected over 130 prodigious facts testifying to the real presence of Jesus in the Eucharist
There is a red woven thread of wonder that runs through the history of the Church. An extraordinary event that transcends the laws of nature to show us the heart, the summit, and the core of …read more