Archive for August 19, 2022

Father Ragheed Ganni?w=200&h=150

By Rody Sher

A Priest and Martyr for the Faith: The cause for the beatification of Father Ragheed Ganni

It has been fifteen years since the martyrdom of Father Ragheed Ganni, the Chaldean priest of the Holy Spirit parish... Read more

Pope Francis in April 2022?w=200&h=150

By Andrea Gagliarducci

How Pope Francis is changing the shape of the Roman Curia

The new round of promotions and demotions in the Vatican is the consequence of two decisions recently taken by Pope... Read more

Bishop Rolando Álvarez of Matagalpa, Nicaragua, is monitored by police in early August 2022.?w=200&h=150

By David Ramos

BREAKING: Police force their way into chancery and abduct bishop in Nicaragua

Nicaraguan police forced their way into the residence of Bishop Rolando Álvarez Friday morning and abducted the prelate, an outspoken... Read more

Cardinal Marc Ouellet takes part in the Pontifical Council for Culture's Plenary Assembly on Women's Cultures in Rome, Feb. 6, 2015.?w=200&h=150

By Carl Bunderson

Cardinal Ouellet: Allegations against me are defamatory

Cardinal Marc Ouellet, Prefect of the Dicastery for Bishops, on Friday denied having made inappropriate gestures on a woman who... Read more

Bishop Rolando José Álvarez of the Diocese of Matagalpa, Nicaragua, was placed under house arrest by the police of Daniel Ortega's regime in early August 2022.?w=200&h=150

By David Ramos

Police put Nicaraguan bishop under house arrest again, send priests and seminarians to jail 

The national police of Nicaragua's Ortega regime said that the bishop was seized to prevent "destabilizing and provocative activities.” Read more

Iskali, a ministry that serves young Hispanic Catholics in the United States, received major grants to help it continue its evangelization efforts.?w=200&h=150

By Joe Bukuras

Notre Dame is betting on young Hispanic Catholics to be the future of the Church

Iskali, a ministry that helps form young Hispanic adults in the Catholic faith, will take its evangelization efforts to the... Read more

Pro-abortion graffiti at Bethlehem House in Easthampton, Mass., Aug. 18, 2022?w=200&h=150

By Joe Bukuras

Vandalizing pregnancy center ‘for giving out diapers’ is ‘a bit much,’ director says

When Pam Hibbard saw red paint on the steps at Bethlehem House, the pro-life pregnancy center that she directs, she... Read more

Bishop José Álvarez Lagos surrounded by police officers on Aug. 4, 2022.?w=200&h=150

By David Ramos

Cardinal visits bishop abducted by the Nicaraguan dictatorship: His spirit is strong  

The archbishop of Managua, Nicaragua, Cardinal Leopoldo Brenes, met with the bishop of Matagalpa, Rolando Álvarez, hours after the bishop... Read more

Boston Children's Hospital?w=200&h=150

By Edie Heipel

Boston Children’s Hospital changes website, removes text offering genital surgeries to 17-year-olds

Boston Children’s Hospital removed language from their website that said the hospital’s youth gender program offered irreversible, sterilizing genital surgeries... Read more


By Katie Yoder

Court documents reveal horrific details after mother and daughter charged in abortion case

A Nebraska abortion case relying on private Facebook messages as evidence began as an investigation into concerns that a teenager... Read more


By Kelsey Wicks

Rash of attacks on Catholic churches prompts $1 million ad campaign from CatholicVote

The CatholicVote ad campaign will feature television ads in markets in Washington, D.C.; Arizona; and Wisconsin, as well as online. Read more