Archive for February 7, 2023


By Peter Pinedo

Tennessee governor to increase funding for crisis pregnancy centers to $100 million

Gov. Bill Lee announced plans at his annual State of the State address Monday to expand support for crisis pregnancy... Read more


By Kevin J. Jones

Court rules pro-life group owes nearly $1 million in fines for Planned Parenthood protests

A Spokane County judge ruled in December that the “Church at Planned Parenthood” repeatedly violated state law. Read more

A Syrian woman and her children warm by a stove at an emergency shelter in the center of the city of Maarat Misrin, in the rebel-held northern part of the northwestern Idlib province Feb. 7, 2023, one day after a deadly earthquake hit Syria and Turkey.?w=200&h=150

By Jonah McKeown

Catholic aid agencies respond after devastating earthquake in Turkey and Syria

According to the latest available estimates as of midday Tuesday, the 7.8-magnitude quake ​​has left at least 6,200 people dead... Read more


By Joe Bukuras

Democrats invite pro-abortion guests to State of the Union

Several Democratic congressmen have invited pro-abortion activists as their guests for President Joe Biden’s second State of the Union address... Read more

Image of the Virgin Mary in the rubble of the Cathedral of Alexandria in Turkey, Feb. 6, 2023.?w=200&h=150

By CNA Staff

Statue of Mary untouched in earthquake that demolished cathedral in Turkey

The image of Our Lady was unharmed in the quake that brought down Annunciation Cathedral in the city of Alexandretta... Read more

Mark Houck talks to reporters outside the U.S. District courthouse in Philadelphia with his lawyers, Peter Breen (left), Brian McMonagle (right), and Andrew Bath (background) following his acquittal on two charges of violating the FACE Act, Jan. 30, 2023.?w=200&h=150

By Joe Bukuras

Guess who’s coming to the State of the Union? Pro-life hero and target of Biden Justice Department Mark Houck

Pennsylvania Republican Rep. Scott Perry invited pro-life advocate and recently exonerated Catholic father of seven Mark Houck to be his... Read more


By CNA Staff

Dictatorship in Nicaragua sentences seven more clergy and laity to 10 years in prison

The sentence consists of five years for the crime of “conspiracy to undermine national security and sovereignty” and five years... Read more

Richard Leskun says he was pressured repeatedly to put a do-not-resuscitate order on his wife Marilynn at Abbotsford Regional Hospital. Then staff offered to euthanize her.?w=200&h=150

By Terry O’Neill

Canadian man says hospital staff ‘pressured’ him to euthanize his wife

The widower is sounding the alarm over what he says is a shocking and dangerous bias in the medical system... Read more

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By Courtney Mares

Synod on Synodality: Europe’s Continental Assembly in Prague discusses tensions in the Church

Two hundred delegates are meeting this week in the capital of the Czech Republic for the last stage of regional... Read more