Archive for February 28, 2023

Sister Brenda Cherry (right) attests to the long legacy of teaching by the Oblate Sisters of Providence.?w=200&h=150

By Jim Graves

Servant of God Mother Mary Lange and the rich history of Black Catholic religious orders

Two centuries ago, Mary Elizabeth Lange emigrated to the United States from Cuba and joined a friend to offer free... Read more

Sister Thea Bowman and Venerable Augustus Tolton.?w=200&h=150

By Jim Graves

Meet the 6 American Black Catholics who are on the road to sainthood

At the end of Black History Month, Catholics would do well to recall that there are currently six African American... Read more

The Way of the Cross in a parish of the Archdiocese of Managua, Nicaragua.?w=200&h=150

By Walter Sanchez Silva

Dictatorship in Nicaragua bans Stations of the Cross in the streets

The Nicaraguan dictatorship has prohibited holding the Stations of the Cross in the streets the same week Ortega accused the... Read more

The U.S. bishops warned that a revived ERA could be used to expand abortion in the United States.?w=200&h=150

By Jonah McKeown

U.S. bishops urge senators to oppose revival of the Equal Rights Amendment

The bishops cited possible threats to religious freedom as well as a likelihood the amendment would be used to strike... Read more

Pope Francis attended a Vatican screening of the 2022 documentary “Freedom on Fire: Ukraine’s Fight for Freedom” on Feb. 24, 2023.?w=200&h=150

By CNA Staff

Argentina: New book gives Pope Francis’ responses to issues he’s most often asked about

The book reviews the almost 10 years of Francis’ pontificate based on conversations that Argentine and Italian journalists had with... Read more


By Peter Pinedo

Here’s how half of U.S. abortions could be stopped this week

A federal Texas judge could stop over half of the abortions happening in the country in what may be the... Read more


By Tyler Arnold

Catholic bookstore sues Jacksonville over law it says is a trans pronoun mandate

A Catholic bookstore in Jacksonville, Florida, is suing the city to block a law it says violates its constitutional rights.  Read more