Archive for April 11, 2023


By Diego Lopez Marina

Abandoned at the border: Priest tells how he was expelled from Nicaragua during Holy Week

Father Donaciano Alarcón described how the authorities leveled unfounded accusations against him, took him to the border with Honduras, and... Read more

From the Netflix documentary series, "Vatican Girl: The Disappearance of Emanuela Orlandi"?w=200&h=150

By Courtney Mares

Vatican prosecutor: Pope Francis wants the truth about ‘Vatican girl’ case

The chief prosecutor of the Vatican City State court met Tuesday with the brother of Emanuela Orlandi, who went missing... Read more


By Peter Pinedo

A Texas judge suspended abortion pill approval. Does that mean they are illegal?

By issuing a “stay,” the judge’s ruling will block the FDA’s abortion pill approval as unlawful. Read more

Archbishop Shelton Fabre of Louisville, Kentucky.?w=200&h=150

By Jonah McKeown

Louisville archbishop prays for victims of Easter Monday shooting

“Even with our Easter hope so recently renewed, we have been quickly reminded that we still live in the shadow... Read more

Bishop Rolando Álvarez.?w=200&h=150

By Walter Sanchez Silva

Why did Bishop Alvarez refuse to leave Nicaragua? A former political prisoner explains

Félix Maradiaga said he was edified by “seeing the example of a bishop who has given absolutely everything for the... Read more

Belfast, Northern Ireland at night. TS Drown via Flickr (CC BY-SA 2.0).?w=200&h=150

By Tyler Arnold

Biden visits Northern Ireland for 25th anniversary of Good Friday Agreement: a CNA explainer

President Joe Biden is traveling to Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland on Tuesday to commemorate the 25th anniversary... Read more

A group of third- to eighth-grade boys at St. Michael’s School in Fall River, Massachusetts, takes part in a putting competition in their after-school Young Men’s Club in 2023.?w=200&h=150

By Joe Bukuras

Golf, manners, and a firm handshake: This Catholic school is teaching boys how to be gentlemen

Boys at St. Michael’s School in Fall River, Massachusetts, are learning more than the fine points of putting in the... Read more

Gov. Gavin Newsom of California.?w=200&h=150

By Peter Pinedo

Democratic governors stockpile abortion pills in response to Texas FDA ruling

The governors of New York, Washington, Massachusetts, and California revealed they have begun stockpiling years’ worth of chemical abortion supplies. Read more

Carabineros at the funeral Mass for 1st Cpl. Daniel Rodrigo Palma Yáñez, who was killed in the line of duty April 5, 2023.?w=200&h=150

By Julieta Villar

Chile bishop asks faithful not to yield to hatred after third policeman killed in a month

Police officers, officials, family members, and the faithful bid their last farewell to 1st Cpl. Daniel Rodrigo Palma Yáñez at... Read more


By Tyler Arnold

FBI used undercover agent to investigate Catholics, says weaponization committee chairman

A new document revealed that the Richmond FBI used at least one undercover agent to obtain information about traditionalist Catholics. Read more

Historic Tower at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, Maryland.?w=200&h=150

By Kevin J. Jones

Walter Reed military hospital says new Catholic pastoral care contract under review

The Maryland medical center was sharply criticized by Archbishop Timothy P. Broglio for not renewing its contract with a local... Read more