Archive for August 11, 2022


By Zelda Caldwell

Bishops urge passage of bill that would give same sentences to crack and powder cocaine offenders

Legislation passed in the House of Representatives would eliminate a disparity in federal sentencing the bishops say has a disproportionate... Read more

Sister Lucia, seer of Fatima (left); detail of the sanctuary of Pontevedra (right)?w=200&h=150

By Nicolás de Cárdenas

Spanish shrine where Our Lady of Fatima appeared to Sister Lucía is falling into ruin

The place where Our Lady called for the first Saturday devotion needs urgent reconstruction work. Read more

The 2021 March for Life in Berlin, Germany.?w=200&h=150

By AC Wimmer

Majority of German Catholics don't like Church being against abortion, poll finds

According to a new representative poll, 58% of German Catholics do not like "the fact that the Pope and the... Read more


By Kevin J. Jones

Religious freedom objections to mandatory health care coverage part of broader lawsuit

Religious freedom violations are among the claims of a federal lawsuit challenging mandatory “preventive care” coverage in employee health plans.... Read more

Olivia Newton-John arrives for G'Day USA Los Angeles Black Tie Gala Jan. 27, 2018, in Los Angeles. The singer and actress died Monday, Aug. 8, 2022, at age 73 after a decades-long struggle with breast cancer.?w=200&h=150

By Katie Yoder

Olivia Newton-John attended Catholic Mass, said ‘favorite prayer’ daily

She began reciting the prayer after she became pregnant with her only child in 1986. In recent years she was... Read more

Cardinal Joseph Zen, Bishop Emeritus of Hong Kong.?w=200&h=150

By Jonah McKeown

Cardinal Zen to stand trial in September over role with pro-democracy fund

Cardinal Joseph Zen is set to stand trial next month, along with four other people, in connection to his role... Read more