Archive for March 13, 2023

Pope Francis at his weekly Wednesday audience in St. Peter's Square June 26, 2019.?w=200&h=150

By Jonah McKeown

By the numbers: How the Catholic Church has changed during Pope Francis’ pontificate

Pope Francis was elected to the papacy 10 years ago, on March 13, 2013. How has the worldwide Catholic Church... Read more

EWTN CEO Michael P. Warsaw delivers the keynote address at conclusion of “Journalism in a Post-Truth World,” a conference held March 10-11, 2023, at the Museum of the Bible in Washington, D.C., co-sponsored by EWTN News and Franciscan University of Steubenville.?w=200&h=150

By Shannon Mullen

EWTN CEO Michael Warsaw: Catholic journalists called to be ‘truth tellers’

EWTN CEO Michael P. Warsaw delivered the keynote address at the conclusion of the “Journalism in a Post-Truth World” conference. Read more

The faithful in Nicaragua participate in a pilgrimage in support of the bishops, July 28, 2018.?w=200&h=150

By Hannah Brockhaus

Report: Nicaragua to close Vatican embassy in Managua, Nicaraguan embassy to Holy See

The request to close the two embassies follows just days after Pope Francis likened Nicaragua’s Sandinista government to Nazi Germany. Read more

Pope Francis greets pilgrims from the popemobile in St. Peter’s Square on March 8, 2023.?w=200&h=150

By Hannah Brockhaus

Pope Francis celebrates Mass, records ‘popecast’ for 10th anniversary

Francis marked his 10th anniversary as pope Monday with a private Mass with cardinals and an appearance on what Vatican... Read more

Pope Francis at the general audience in St. Peter's Square, Oct. 5, 2016.?w=200&h=150

By Tyler Arnold,Tina Dennelly

A timeline of Pope Francis’ 10 years as pope

Pope Francis is the 265th successor of St. Peter. Here is a timeline of key events during his papacy. Read more

Actor Rainn Wilson on Oct. 6, 2022, in Santa Monica, California.?w=200&h=150

By Peter Pinedo

‘The Office’ star, reacting to cannibal pastor in ‘The Last of Us,’ blasts ‘anti-Christian bias’ in Hollywood

“Could there be a Bible-reading preacher on a show who is actually loving and kind?” asked Rainn Wilson, who played... Read more

Police have released images from a surveillance camera of a suspect they say vandalized Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church in Gales Ferry, Connecticut, on March 11, 2023.?w=200&h=150

By Tyler Arnold

Police looking for man who vandalized Connecticut Catholic church

The suspect allegedly smashed windows and painted “hateful” messages on the floor and wall, police said. Read more

Cardinal Michael Czerny.?w=200&h=150

By Jonah McKeown

Catholic universities should do more to respond to environmental issues, Vatican cardinal says

Cardinal Michael Czerny called for universities to provide a “concrete, visionary, and courageous response” to the problem of environmental destruction.  Read more

Banner of the Yes to Life demonstration held in Madrid on March 12, 2023.?w=200&h=150

By Nicolás de Cárdenas

Thousands turn out for pro-life march in Spain to oppose laws that threaten human life

Thousands turned out for the Yes to Life march in Madrid, Spain, on Sunday, March 12. Read more


By Peter Pinedo

Case that could stop half of U.S. abortions set for this Wednesday

The FDA is accused of recklessly endangering women and young girls for decades by ignoring its own research and testing... Read more

Joe Biden?w=200&h=150

By Tyler Arnold

Biden calls bans on transgender treatments for children ‘close to sinful’

President Joe Biden criticized Florida’s regulation of transgender medical care for children and ban on gender ideology in the classroom. Read more