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Ortega government orders dissolution of Missionaries of Charity in Nicaragua

Jun 29, 2022

The order to shut down the sisters and 100 other nongovernmental organizations was requested by a Sandinista legislator in a June 22 letter.

The scene outside the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington, D.C., after the court released its decision in the Dobbs abortion case on June 24, 2022.

INTERACTIVE MAP: Check the status of abortion trigger laws across the U.S.

Jun 29, 2022

The U.S. Supreme Court on June 24 overturned Roe v. Wade and Planned Parenthood v. Casey, returning the regulation of abortion to the states.

A protest of the coup d'etat in Hpa-An, the capital of Karen State, Burma, on Feb. 9, 2021. Credit: Ninjastrikers (CC BY-SA 4.0).

Amid Burma conflict, diocese bans two priests from political involvement

Jun 29, 2022

A Catholic diocese in Burma has ordered two priests to stop participating in politics and posting on social media against the country’s power structure and Church officials. The priests are staunch critics of the junta whose 2021 coup launched an insurgency that the Catholic bishops hope to end. 

Pope Francis during his appearance for the Angelus in St. Peter's Square on June 29, 2022, the feast of Saints Peter and Paul.

Faith ‘is never a walk in the park,’ Pope Francis says on Peter and Paul feast

Jun 29, 2022

The pope prayed a mid-week Angelus to mark the Solemnity of Saints Peter and Paul, the patron saints of the city of Rome.

Canonization Mass on May 15, 2022

Pope Francis pens letter on liturgy after Traditionis custodes

Jun 29, 2022

The 15-page apostolic letter, Desiderio Desideravi, was published on the Solemnity of Saints Peter and Paul.

LifeChoice Pregnancy Center in Winter Haven, Florida was defaced with pro-abortion graffiti June 25, 2022.

More Catholic churches, pregnancy centers, and a pro-life memorial vandalized

Jun 28, 2022

More vandalism of Catholic churches, pro-life pregnancy centers, and a pro-life memorial have been reported since Roe v. Wade was overturned on Friday. 

The scene outside the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington, D.C., after the court released its decision in the Dobbs abortion case, June 24, 2022.

Judges temporarily block abortion bans in Louisiana, Utah, Texas

Jun 28, 2022

Judges in Louisiana, Utah, and Texas have temporarily blocked the enforcement of those states’ laws banning abortion, after the Supreme Court returned the regulation of abortion to the states.

Hundreds of men pray in Santo Domingo Plaza on June 25 at the first-ever Men's Rosary in Mexico City.

Hundreds of men gather to pray the rosary in Mexico City

Jun 28, 2022

The men processed through Santo Domingo Plaza in the center of the Mexican capital proclaiming “Long live Christ the King!”

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Pope Francis condemns ‘barbaric attack’ on Ukraine mall

Jun 29, 2022

A Russian missile hit a shopping mall June 27, killing at least 18, Ukrainian authorities said.

Cardinal reveals he was detained by drug traffickers in Mexico

Jun 28, 2022

Cardinal Francisco Robles Ortega lamented the current climate of violence in Mexico at a June 26 press conference.

Latin American pro-life leaders celebrate overturning of Roe v. Wade

Jun 28, 2022

One leader said the decision of the U.S. Supreme Court will “undoubtedly have a positive impact on Latin America.”

Biden official promises 5 actions to protect abortion after Roe

Jun 28, 2022

The Biden administration is taking five steps to protect access to abortion, according to Xavier Becerra, the secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS).

These U.S. companies will pay staff abortion travel expenses

Jun 28, 2022

As some states ban or regulate abortion following the Dobbs decision, numerous companies have announced they will provide financial assistance to employees traveling for abortions.

Winning 2025 Jubilee Year logo unveiled after global competition

Jun 28, 2022

The Vatican evangelization chief unveiled on Tuesday the winning logo of the 2025 Jubilee Year, chosen after a worldwide competition.

Vatican debuts monthly street newspaper

Jun 28, 2022

The Vatican-owned L’Osservatore Romano debuted on Tuesday a street newspaper aiming “to give voice to the voiceless.”

Pope Francis: ‘I have been able to walk for three days’

Jun 28, 2022

The 85-year-old pope has used a wheelchair for many of his public audiences for nearly two months.

Pope Francis asks for prayers after 46 migrants found dead in Texas trailer truck

Jun 28, 2022

The pope expressed sorrow for the recent migrant deaths in the state of Texas and in North Africa.

Pope Francis to teens: Use the summer break well

Jun 28, 2022

"I encourage you to use well and responsibly the time that is available to you," Pope Francis said in a video message.

'The Little Catholic Church on Irish Mountain' stood in West Virginia for 150 years before it burned

Jun 27, 2022

Nestled in the thick woods atop Irish Mountain in West Virginia, a small, whitewashed wooden church stood resolute for nearly a century and a half — until this morning. 

Vandalism of Catholic churches, pregnancy centers continues after Dobbs decision

Jun 27, 2022

In the wake of Friday's decision by the U.S. Supreme Court overturning Roe v. Wade and Planned Parenthood v. Casey, Catholic churches, crisis pregnancy centers, and other pro-life groups have been on heightened alert in response to threats of retaliatory attacks by pro-abortion activists.