More than 100 pilgrims arrived at the Bellavista Shrine in Santiago, Chile, Feb. 2, 2023.

More than 100 pilgrims cross the Andes in a show of love for the Virgin Mary

Feb 5, 2023

The initiative was coordinated by the young men in the Schoenstatt Movement and youths from Argentina, Paraguay, Brazil, and Chile participated.

Father Daniel L. Mode, chaplain of the Coast Guard, stands in the large atrium of the Coast Guard headquarters in Washington, D.C., in front of a massive wall of flags and insignia of the Department of Homeland Security and the U.S. Coast Guard.

Meet the ‘Lone Survivor’ priest and ‘Grunt Padre’ author who’s now the head chaplain of the Coast Guard

Feb 5, 2023

Father Daniel Mode has spent nine years oversea as a Navy chaplain, including seven years on ships and aircraft carriers.

The Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby; Pope Francis; and the Moderator of the Church of Scotland, Iain Greenshields, lead a prayer service for Catholic, Anglican and Presbyterian christians in Juba, Sudan.

Pope Francis at ecumenical prayer service in Sudan: Those who choose Christ choose peace

Feb 4, 2023

About 50,000 people attended the ecumenical prayer service.

Pope Francis meets a boy living in an IDP camp during a gathering in Juba, South Sudan, on Feb. 4, 2023.

Pope Francis meets 2,500 refugees in South Sudan

Feb 4, 2023

South Sudan has the largest refugee crisis in Africa.

An FBI agent stands outside the Houck residence in Kintnersville, Pennsylvania, on Sept. 23, 2022. Mark Houck was arrested that day and charged with assaulting a Planned Parenthood escort outside an Philadelphia abortion clinic on Oct. 13, 2021.

Investigation into FBI, fed agencies’ targeting of Christians and pro-lifers to begin next week

Feb 4, 2023

A primary focus of the investigation will be the Biden administration’s targeting of pro-lifers through the Freedom of Access to Clinic Entrances (FACE) Act.

Pope Francis interacted with an energetic crowd of 65,000 young adults and catechists at Martyrs' Stadium in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo, on Feb. 2, 2023.

Priest, 5 students arrested for chants against president after Pope Francis event in DRC

Feb 4, 2023

The students and Father Guy Julien Muluku were detained nearly 34 hours before being released shortly before 10 p.m. on Feb. 3.

Pope Francis met with bishops, priests, and religious in St. Theresa Cathedral in Juba, South Sudan, on Feb. 4, 2023.

Pope Francis holds moment of silence for slain priests and religious in South Sudan

Feb 4, 2023

Pope Francis met with bishops, priests, and religious on the second day of his historic visit to South Sudan.

Mark Wahlberg starts as Father Stuart Long in "Father Stu: Reborn."

‘There is power in suffering’: Meet the bishop who ordained the real-life Father Stu

Feb 4, 2023

Father Stuart Long was ordained a priest by Bishop George Leo Thomas in 2007 after God took the crooked lines of his life and drew a path for him to the priesthood.

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Leader of Houston pro-life pregnancy center says pro-abortion vandalism was ‘racist’

Feb 3, 2023

Two vandals were allegedly caught on camera writing “Abortion for all” on the front of the clinic in Houston’s Fifth Ward.

Charges dropped, for now, against woman arrested for praying silently outside UK abortion clinic

Feb 3, 2023

Isabel Vaughan-Spruce says the charges still could be revived, leaving her in an ambitious legal situation.

Cardinal Zen and Jimmy Lai among Hong Kongers nominated for Nobel Peace Prize 

Feb 3, 2023

A bipartisan congressional commission chaired by Rep. Chris Smith announced Thursday the nomination of six Hong Kongers for their efforts in the cause of human rights.

The Satanic Temple to open free abortion clinic in New Mexico

Feb 3, 2023

The political activist group known for protesting religious symbolism in public spaces announced it will offer prescriptions for drugs that cause abortion.

Senate bill would expand restrictions on foreign aid for abortions

Feb 3, 2023

The bill, known as the American Values Act, would clarify existing prohibitions on foreign aid for abortions.

‘No more bloodshed,’ Pope Francis begs South Sudan’s leaders

Feb 3, 2023

On the first day of his peace pilgrimage, Pope Francis begged the leaders of South Sudan to work together to put an end to bloody conflict in their country.

Youth walk 9 days and 250 miles across South Sudan to see Pope Francis

Feb 3, 2023

The peace pilgrimage, an initiative of the Diocese of Rumbek in central South Sudan, began from Holy Family Cathedral on Jan. 25, the feast of the Conversion of St. Paul.

Pope Francis lands in South Sudan, fulfilling yearslong dream of visit to war-torn country

Feb 3, 2023

The pope has called his Feb. 3-5 visit to Juba, South Sudan’s capital, a “pilgrimage of peace.”

Pope Francis: Congolese Catholics are ‘a lung’ for the universal Church

Feb 3, 2023

“Thank you, because you are a lung that helps the universal Church breathe!” Pope Francis said at his final meeting in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

Thousands mourn Cardinal Pell at Sydney funeral: ‘Be not afraid’ was his motto 

Feb 2, 2023

Civic leaders, friends, and members of Cardinal George Pell’s family remembered the Australian cardinal’s dedication to the Church.

Here’s what Pope Francis said about exploitative mining in the Congo

Feb 2, 2023

The Democratic Republic of Congo exports 70% of the world's cobalt, a once-obscure element now in great demand because it’s needed to make lithium-ion batteries.

20 attorneys general warn CVS, Walgreens against abortion pills in their states

Feb 2, 2023

The letter states that companies must “keep apprised not only of federal law but also of the laws of the various states.”