Pope Francis at his Wednesday general audience in St. Peter’s Square on May 31, 2023.

Vatican: Pope Francis has checkup at Rome hospital

Jun 6, 2023

Media reports said Pope Francis visited a clinic for the elderly connected to Rome’s Gemelli Hospital.

Adriana (left)  / March for Life in Medellín, Colombia, on June 3, 2023.

Former feminist turned pro-lifer shares her testimony prior to March for Life in Colombia

Jun 5, 2023

A young Colombian mother shared her testimony regarding her feminist past and recounted how now she defends the right to life of the unborn.


Oklahoma board approves first Catholic charter school in the country

Jun 5, 2023

The state of Oklahoma approved the country’s first-ever religious charter school on Monday.

The tower of Purísima Concepción Church in Lari, Peru, collapsed following earthquakes in May 2023.

Church tower collapses following earthquakes in southern Peru

Jun 5, 2023

A tower at a church in southern Peru has collapsed due to a series of earthquakes there in recent days.

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Report: Twitter fails to block some child pornography  

Jun 5, 2023

The social media website Twitter has apparently failed to block images of child sexual abuse, with researchers detecting illegal pornographic material.

Monastery of the Most Holy Trinity in Arlington, Texas.

Carmelite nuns file new theft and defamation charges against Fort Worth Bishop Olson

Jun 5, 2023

The new charges by the monastery are in addition to a lawsuit filed on May 3 that seeks $1 million in civil damages.

Cathedral of the Blessed Sacrament in Sacramento, California.

Who flew migrants to California and dropped them off at Diocese of Sacramento offices?

Jun 5, 2023

California’s governor and attorney general are accusing the state of Florida of “kidnapping” a group of 16 South American migrants in Texas.

Gov. Abbott of Texas signed a law banning transgender procedures for children.

Texas becomes 18th state to ban sex changes for kids

Jun 5, 2023

Gov. Greg Abbott on June 2 signed legislation prohibiting doctors from performing sex changes on children.

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Hong Kong police arrest dozens at memorials for victims of Tiananmen Square massacre

Jun 5, 2023

Hong Kong police apprehended almost two dozen citizens for “seditious” activity on the 34th anniversary of the massacre at Tiananmen Square.

‘National Celebrate Life Day’ rally in Washington, DC, announced for anniversary of Roe reversal

Jun 5, 2023

Leading pro-life organizations will hold a “National Celebrate Life Day” rally and gala in Washington, D.C., on June 24.  

Pope Francis to sign human fraternity document with Nobel laureates in St. Peter’s Square

Jun 5, 2023

Several former heads of state and internationally known performers will join 29 Nobel laureates on June 10 for an event with Pope Francis.

Cardinal Zuppi arrives in Ukraine to begin work as Vatican peace envoy

Jun 5, 2023

Cardinal Matteo Zuppi arrived in Kyiv on Monday to carry out the peace mission entrusted to him by Pope Francis.

‘A unifying moment’: Sister Wilhelmina’s nuns share their story in exclusive TV interview

Jun 4, 2023

When the abbess of her order peered into Sister Wilhelmina’s coffin she screamed for joy: “I see a foot!”

Pope Francis prays for victims of train crash in India that killed 275 people

Jun 4, 2023

“May our heavenly Father welcome the souls of the deceased into his kingdom,” the pope prayed.

Pope Francis explains why Catholics make the sign of the cross

Jun 4, 2023

Speaking on the solemnity of the Most Holy Trinity, the pope highlighted how the simple gesture is a sign of the central mystery of Christian faith.

Trinity Sunday 2023: 10 illuminating quotes from the saints about the Holy Trinity

Jun 4, 2023

Trinity Sunday is observed on the Sunday after Pentecost.

Penitential rite held after naked man stands on St. Peter’s Basilica’s main altar

Jun 3, 2023

A Polish national stripped off his clothes and climbed onto the basilica’s high altar on June 1.

Religious persecution takes its toll on Catholic faith in Mexico

Jun 3, 2023

Recent episodes of violence against the Catholic Church once again bring to the fore the persecution of the faith in Mexico and the power of organized crime.

Abortions in Scotland highest on record as government considers abortion on demand

Jun 3, 2023

Public Health Scotland also revealed that there has been an 84% increase in the number of abortions of babies with Down syndrome.

Pope Francis to travel to Mongolia on Aug. 31

Jun 3, 2023

The trip will make Pope Francis the first pope to visit the Asian country that shares a 2,880-mile border with China, its most significant economic partner.