Jun 28, 2016 - 12:02 am .- In the wake of the Orlando mass shooting, Archbishop Thomas Wenski of Miami has countered another bishop’s claim that religion, including Catholicism, often “breeds contempt” for gays, lesbians and transgendered people.
Jun 27, 2016 - 04:35 pm .- In striking down Texas’ regulations of abortion clinics, the Supreme Court showed favoritism toward the supposed “right to abortion” over states’ interests in the health of women and normal court proceedings, critics said Monday.
Jun 27, 2016 - 08:06 am .- On Monday, the Supreme Court struck down a 2013 Texas law regulating the safety of abortion clinics, saying in a 5-3 decision that it put an undue burden on a women’s right to an abortion.
Jun 26, 2016 - 05:19 am .- Catholics in America today need to find ways to engage the culture with truth, and avoid “beige Catholicism” that seeks to be dominated by the culture, Bishop Robert Barron said Thursday.
Jun 24, 2016 - 06:24 am .- Every morning, Greg Stormans contemplates a Bible verse perched in a tiny frame above his bathroom sink, which his daughter handwrote: “This is the day which the Lord has made; let us rejoice and be glad in it.” (Psalm 118:24)
Jun 23, 2016 - 05:00 pm .- The U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom has a new chairman, and for the first time, the position will be held by a Catholic priest.
Jun 23, 2016 - 12:58 pm .- A divided Supreme Court allowed a hold on the Obama administration’s immigration policy to continue, disappointing Catholic advocates of immigration reform.
Jun 23, 2016 - 10:07 am .- A meeting with Donald Trump in New York City on Tuesday was intended to answer the questions that some Christian leaders have about the presumptive Republican nominee.
Jun 23, 2016 - 03:06 am .- Pope Pius XII's secret support for the attempted overthrow of Nazi dictator Adolf Hitler is the subject of a new book that draws on wartime documents and interviews with the American intelligence agent who wrote them.
Jun 22, 2016 - 04:54 pm .- The Obama administration has rejected a challenge to the State of California’s requirement that health care plans include abortion coverage. A major federal budget amendment intended to protect abortion foes does not apply, it ruled.
Jun 22, 2016 - 03:51 pm .- “To defraud anyone of wages that are his due is a great crime which cries to the avenging anger of Heaven.”
Jun 22, 2016 - 11:54 am .- With relics of two English martyrs currently touring the U.S., the Archbishop of Baltimore implored Catholics to follow their example by defending religious freedom.
Jun 22, 2016 - 03:02 am .- Jenna Guizar is a busy woman.
Jun 21, 2016 - 05:04 pm .- A relic tour currently taking place in the United States highlights the virtues of two English saints who stood up for conscience and paid the ultimate price.
Jun 21, 2016 - 12:04 am .- Bishop Francis Patrick Kenrick, the third bishop of Philadelphia, started St. Charles Borromeo seminary out of his home on Fifth Street in the center of the city in 1832. There were just five students.
Jun 20, 2016 - 04:50 pm .- As the global refugee crisis is at its worst since World War II, Catholics cannot be indifferent to the plight of their brothers and sisters, an official with Catholic Relief Services asserts.
Jun 19, 2016 - 04:23 pm .- For the estimated 5,000 deaf and hard-of-hearing Catholics in the Archdiocese of Los Angeles, parish participation can be difficult.
Jun 17, 2016 - 03:48 pm .- A virtual brouhaha erupted Thursday after Pope Francis said in unscripted remarks that “the great majority” of marriages today are null, due to a “provisional” culture in which people do not understand permanent commitment.
Jun 16, 2016 - 05:00 pm .- Despite secularization in some countries, “the world is becoming more religious” and the United States needs to factor this into its foreign policy, one religious freedom expert said Thursday.
Jun 15, 2016 - 04:14 pm .- Members of various religious communities came together Monday evening at a vigil to pray for the victims of the Orlando nightclub mass shooting and to comfort those who mourn.
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