Archive for September 23, 2021

Archbishop Paul Gallagher, the Vatican secretary for relations with states.?w=200&h=150

By Jonah McKeown

Archbishop Gallagher at UN: 'Racism can and must be defeated'

The Vatican’s foreign minister on Wednesday addressed heads of state at the United Nations, noting that the Church is “engaged... Read more

Heidi Crowter speaks outside the High Court in London England, July 6, 2021.?w=200&h=150

By CNA Staff

Court rejects challenge to UK’s Down syndrome abortion law

In its Sept. 23 ruling, the court declared that a law allowing abortion up to birth for disability was not... Read more

Haitian Cardinal Chibly Langlois speaks during a Caritas Internationalis webinar, Sept. 21, 2021.?w=200&h=150

By Courtney Mares

Catholic cardinal says Haiti's 'catastrophic situation' led Haitians to U.S. border

The Catholic cardinal, who was injured in Haiti’s recent earthquake, is also a leader in the recovery efforts for the... Read more

Pope Francis celebrates Mass in St. Peter's Basilica.?w=200&h=150

By Hannah Brockhaus

Pope Francis to bishops: The saints spread the Gospel, not a ‘social program’

Pope Francis encouraged Europe’s bishops to introduce people to the joy of an encounter with Jesus. Read more

The Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception seen amid Saint John, New Brunswick.?w=200&h=150

By Kevin J. Jones

New Brunswick mandates COVID vaccine pass, but Catholic dioceses take differing approaches

The Diocese of Saint John, New Brunswick has said proof of vaccination will not be required for Mass or the... Read more

Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) at her weekly Capitol press briefing, Sept. 23, 2021?w=200&h=150

By Matt Hadro

Pelosi defends her support for legal abortion: ‘God has given us a free will’

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) on Thursday responded to her archbishop, who had said an abortion bill she is working... Read more

Afghan refugees are being processed inside Hangar 5 at Ramstein Air Base in Germany, Sept. 8, 2021.?w=200&h=150

By Autumn Jones

USCCB, Catholic Charities ramp up efforts to welcome Afghan refugees

Over the next several months, the USCCB and Catholic Charities locations across the U.S. will welcome upwards of 7,500 refugees... Read more


By Christine Rousselle

How Texas Catholics pushed to expand support for mothers

In addition to two major pro-life bills, the Texas Catholic Conference has successfully pushed for better support for mothers and... Read more


By Joe Bukuras

More companies speak out against Texas’ pro-life law

Yelp, an online directory for food and businesses, is reportedly planning to “double match” employee contributions to pro-abortion groups opposing... Read more

Nayib Bukele, president of El Salvador.?w=200&h=150

By David Ramos

Salvadoran archbishop thanks president for promise not to approve pro-abortion constitutional changes

The Archbishop of San Salvador thanked Saturday the president of El Salvador, Nayib Bukele, for his commitment not to approve... Read more