Oct 14, 2016 - 06:17 am .- Christianity is at a crossroads in the Middle East, and only a dedicated campaign of aid and activism can help Christians survive as a merciful, forgiving leaven in the region, said the head of the Knights of Columbus Wednesday.
Oct 14, 2016 - 03:08 am .- A recent federal rule has come under fire for denying doctors the ability to exercise discretion in deciding whether to perform gender transition surgeries in particular cases.
Oct 13, 2016 - 04:30 pm .- For history professor Christopher Shannon, Catholics in American politics have a long history, yet this legacy is overshadowed by a troubling disunity in the present.
Oct 13, 2016 - 11:43 am .- Four churches and their pastors are challenging a Massachusetts law which they say could regulate their speech regarding gender identity.
Oct 12, 2016 - 05:36 pm .- A coalition of religious and civic leaders has denounced a report by the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights which said appeals to religious freedom are usually just discrimination-in-disguise.
Oct 12, 2016 - 05:26 pm .- In the closing weeks of the Jubilee Year of Mercy, Catholics should pray and fast for “a culture of life,” one Catholic member of Congress has said.
Oct 12, 2016 - 05:08 pm .- In a leaked email hacked from a private account, the chairman of Hillary Clinton’s 2016 campaign appears to discuss with a progressive figure whether it is possible to “plant the seeds of the revolution” against the U.S. bishops and their stances.
Oct 12, 2016 - 12:09 pm .- A priest from West Virginia recently won a quarter of a million dollars on the trivia TV show Who Wants to Be a Millionaire and pledged to donate the money to a Catholic elementary school.
Oct 12, 2016 - 03:15 am .- In a country long entrenched in a two-party political system, Mike Maturen faces an uphill battle.
Oct 12, 2016 - 12:59 am .- Seeking God’s forgiveness for generations of failures in the Church, the Archdiocese of Detroit held a Mass of Pardon asking God for grace and mercy.
Oct 11, 2016 - 04:49 pm .- A Colorado ballot proposal to legalize assisted suicide relies too much on fear and anxiety and ignores the ways better hospice care can provide for the terminally ill, a local hospice leader has said.
Oct 11, 2016 - 04:03 pm .- Coloring books for adults have exploded onto the bookstore scene in the past two years. What was once considered a hobby for the kids is now all the rage for people who are full-grown.
Oct 11, 2016 - 03:57 pm .- Today is International Day of the Girl Child, declared by the United Nations as a day to raise awareness of programs and services that are needed to empower girls around the world, particularly in the areas of health, safety, education, and rights.
Oct 11, 2016 - 06:06 am .- As states around the country consider legalizing physician-assisted suicide, “death with dignity” looks markedly different for patients under the care of the Little Sisters of the Poor.
Oct 10, 2016 - 04:49 pm .- Recently released audio of Donald Trump making lewd comments about women in 2005 has created a split in his Catholic supporters – with some continuing to back him and others pulling away from the GOP nominee.
Oct 10, 2016 - 04:44 pm .- The abolition of the death penalty is “undeniably a pro-life issue” that would better serve society and lead criminals to penitence, the Texas bishops have said.
Oct 10, 2016 - 06:23 am .- A Christian couple has closed their Oregon bakery, which faced heavy fines after they declined to make a cake for a same-sex “wedding” ceremony.
Oct 9, 2016 - 04:07 pm .- Five decades into their establishment as a college, Aquinas College in Nashville is breaking ground on campus for the first time in over forty years, making a landmark addition to their school: a new residence hall.
Oct 8, 2016 - 02:21 pm .- The Catholic political advocacy group CatholicVote.org has joined calls for Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump to step down following his lewd comments about women in a leaked audio recording from 2005.
Oct 7, 2016 - 04:29 pm .- The United Nations Security Council has selected committed Catholic and human rights advocate as the nominee for Secretary General of the international organization.