Archive for October 6, 2022

Albrecht von Boeselager.?w=200&h=150

By Andrea Gagliarducci

Order of Malta’s former chancellor writes letter about Pope Francis, calls for unity in time of crisis 

The former grand chancellor of the Order of Malta has written a letter to members calling for unity while also... Read more

Pope Francis meeting participants at the “Holiness Today” conference on Oct. 6, 2022.?w=200&h=150

By Courtney Mares

Pope Francis: ‘Saints do not come from a parallel universe’

What does it look like to be a Catholic saint today? A Vatican conference taking place in Rome this week... Read more

Pope Francis blesses a young boy in the Syriac Catholic Church of the Immaculate Conception in Bakhdida, Iraq, on March 7, 2021. Photo credits: Vatican Media.?w=200&h=150

By Hannah Brockhaus

Pope Francis to meet Muslim leaders, small Christian community in Bahrain

On the first-ever papal visit to the Kingdom of Bahrain, Pope Francis will close a forum on dialogue, meet with... Read more

Students participate in the Ohio March for Life in Columbus, Oct. 5, 2022.?w=200&h=150

By Kevin J. Jones

With Roe gone, Ohio’s first March for Life emphasizes support for pregnant women

Pro-life advocates held the first Ohio March for Life in Columbus on Wednesday to celebrate the end of the Roe... Read more

Lorie Smith is challenging a Colorado law that would require her to design websites celebrating same-sex marriages.?w=200&h=150

By Edie Heipel

Supreme Court to hear case of designer who won’t create websites for same-sex weddings 

Lorie Smith is challenging a Colorado state law for her right to refuse creative services when they conflict with her... Read more

The Primatial Cathedral of Bogotá.?w=200&h=150

By Eduardo Berdejo

Bogotá councilwoman files complaint against mayor for failing to prevent cathedral attack

The councilwoman’s complaint accused Mayor Claudia López of not fulfilling her “constitutional and legal duties in maintaining public order.” Read more

Father Mike Schmitz addresses the crowd at "SEEK First," a preview event put on by the Fellowship of Catholic University Students in St. Louis on Oct. 1, 2022.?w=200&h=150

By Jonah McKeown

St. Louis hopes FOCUS conference will spark Catholic renewal in the ‘Rome of the West’

Nearly 1,000 Catholic students and adults gathered in St. Louis Oct. 1 for a preview of the upcoming FOCUS national... Read more

Arizona Secretary of State and Democratic candidate for governor Katie Hobbs speaks to reporters at a news conference on Aug. 2, 2022, in Tolleson, Arizona. Hobbs has made her support for abortion a centerpiece of her campaign against Republican Kari Lake.?w=200&h=150

By Edie Heipel

2022 midterms: Is abortion a winning issue for Democrats?

Protests amid Roe v. Wade’s overturn and the defeat of Kansas’ pro-life amendment have fueled Democrats’ hopes that abortion will... Read more

Participants in a demonstration against Proposition 1 outside the California capitol in Sacramento, Oct. 6, 2022.?w=200&h=150

By Kevin J. Jones

California voters must reject ‘no limit’ Proposition 1 abortion amendment, critics say

Unlimited abortion would become a fundamental right, as would abortion on viable unborn children, if voters pass the proposed California... Read more

Father James Jackson, FSSP, appears at an arraignment before the Rhode Island District Court, Nov. 15, 2021.?w=200&h=150

By Joe Bukuras

Priest charged with child porn investigated for illegal 'internet activity' while he was awaiting trial

A Kansas police detective said that Father James Jackson was the “primary target” in a child pornography investigation run by... Read more