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Former Colombian guerrilla fighter sentenced in murder of Catholic archbishop

Dec 2, 2022

Archbishop Isaías Duarte Cancino was murdered on March 16, 2002, by two hitmen on a motorcycle who were paid by FARC’s Joint Central Command of the West.

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Cuban priest: Dignity comes from God, not the government

Dec 1, 2022

Father Alberto Reyes, a priest in Cuba, recently shared a reflection on Facebook about human dignity as experienced in his homeland.

Monsignor Stephen Rossetti has gained thousands of followers on social media after sharing the wisdom he has gained as an exorcist on online platforms.

Exorcist says porn addiction ‘an opening to the demonic,’ despite German priest’s controversial denials

Dec 1, 2022

Monsignor Stephen Rossetti, an exorcist for the Archdiocese of Washington, has been a licensed psychologist for 30 years.

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Indiana AG files legal complaint against abortion doctor who performed a minor’s abortion

Dec 1, 2022

Indiana Attorney General Todd Rokita has asked the state’s medical licensing board to discipline the doctor who performed an abortion on a 10-year-old rape victim.

Spray-painted graffiti outside Life Choices, a pro-life pregnancy center in Longmont, Colorado.

Arson at Colorado pregnancy center still unsolved; FBI offers major reward for leads

Dec 1, 2022

Longmont Police Chief Jeff Satur told a Wednesday press conference that investigators have few leads.

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‘Gravely disappointed’: U.S. bishops respond to passage of the same-sex marriage act

Dec 1, 2022

Bishop Robert Barron authored a statement urging members of Congress to reject the “misnamed” Respect for Marriage Act passed by the Senate.

Pope Francis speaking at the general audience on St. Peter's Square at the Vatican, Nov. 30, 2022

This is Pope Francis’ prayer intention for December

Dec 1, 2022

Pope Francis’ prayer intention for the month of December is for volunteer not-for-profit organizations.

The Cathedral Church of St. Barnabas in Nottingham, England, U.K.

England and Wales no longer Christian ‘by default,’ census shows

Dec 1, 2022

The latest census shows Christians there are now a minority, while the number of people who have no religious affiliation continues to grow.

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This Catholic priest fought narcos in Colombia, now he is to lead the peace process

Dec 1, 2022

This Catholic priest fought narcos in Colombia, now he is to lead the peace process

Jihadists seeking to build ‘transcontinental caliphate,’ says report

Dec 1, 2022

Aid to the Church in Need found that as a result of increased jihadist activity, persecution of Christians along the equator has skyrocketed in recent years.

Pope Francis praises ‘fruitful’ theology of Benedict XVI

Dec 1, 2022

Speaking at the 2022 Ratzinger Prize award ceremony, Francis said: “We all feel his spiritual presence and his accompaniment in prayer for the whole Church.”

Charles de Foucauld, Catholic ‘revert’ turned saint

Dec 1, 2022

St. Charles de Foucauld was a soldier, explorer, Catholic revert, priest, hermit, and religious brother, who served among the Tuareg people in the Sahara desert in Algeria.

Pope Francis’ trip to Africa rescheduled for February 2023

Dec 1, 2022

Pope Francis has rescheduled his trip to the African countries of the Democratic Republic of Congo and South Sudan for Jan. 31–Feb. 5, 2023.

Pro-life Colombian lawmakers oppose euthanasia for children

Nov 30, 2022

The Pro-Life Caucus of Colombia’s Congress expressed its opposition to a bill that would extend euthanasia to children 6 and older.

What the same-sex marriage vote means for Catholics

Nov 30, 2022

With Congress now poised to enshrine same-sex marriage into federal law — largely thanks to Senate Republicans — opponents of the measure warn that Catholics and other people of faith should brace for incoming attacks on their faith. 

German Synodal Way: The devil will not defeat the Resurrection, Spanish cardinal says

Nov 30, 2022

Spanish Cardinal Antonio María Rouco Varela criticized the controversial Synodal Way of the German Catholic Church in a university course on canon law.

The Vatican says it’s been hacked — again

Nov 30, 2022

A Vatican spokesman said Wednesday that the Holy See has taken down its main vatican.va website amid an apparent attempt to hack the site. 

Louisiana priest confirmed as victim in double homicide, archbishop offers prayers

Nov 30, 2022

Father Otis Young, 71, who retired in July, was pastor for approximately 10 years at St. Peter Catholic Church in Covington, Louisiana.

Cardinal Becciu and the twists and turns of the Vatican finance trial

Nov 30, 2022

Recent court hearings have introduced a few revelations about the case as well as possible new accusations against the Secretariat of State’s former No. 2.

Spanish government wants to undo the concept of family and redefine it, critics charge

Nov 30, 2022

Pro-family associations in Spain are mobilizing against a new family law.