Archive for July 16, 2022

Congolese civil rights attorney Hervé Diakiese Kyungu testifying on July 14, 2022, at a congressional hearing in Washington, D.C. on the use of child labor in China-backed cobalt mines in the Democratic Republic of Congo.?w=200&h=150

By Zelda Caldwell

Testimony: China-backed cobalt mines in Congo exploit 40,000 child workers

The mines “are often no more than narrow shafts dug into the ground, which is why children are recruited —... Read more

Bishop Michael Pfeifer, bishop emeritus of San Angelo, Texas.?w=200&h=150

By Katie Yoder

Bishop Pfeifer: Catholic bishops must hold Biden accountable post-Roe

Bishop Emeritus Michael Pfeifer of San Angelo, Texas, addressed his brother bishops and all pro-lifers in a new pastoral letter. Read more

Father John Mark Cheitnum, left, and Father Denatus Cleopas, right.?w=200&h=150

By Courtney Mares

Two Catholic priests kidnapped in Nigeria

The Nigerian diocese of Kafanchan has asked for prayers after two Catholic priests were kidnapped Friday evening. Read more

Among the victims of the Russian missile attack was a four-year-old girl with Down syndrome named Liza.?w=200&h=150

By Courtney Mares

Ukrainian Catholic bishops pray for victims of missile strike in Vinnytsia

Ukrainian Catholic bishops gathered in prayer together for the victims of a Russian missile strike on the city of Vinnytsia,... Read more