Archive for April 12, 2023

Pope Francis at his Wednesday general audience on April 12, 2023.?w=200&h=150

By Courtney Mares

Pope Francis tells ‘keyboard warriors’ to put aside online polemics to proclaim the Gospel

Speaking in St. Peter’s Square on April 12, the pope urged Christians to go out and “get moving” to share... Read more

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By Courtney Mares

Committee begins writing Synod on Synodality working document behind closed doors

A committee of 22 people started the writing process for the synod’s working document that will be the blueprint for... Read more

Pope Francis prays at his Wednesday audience in St. Peter’s Square on April 12, 2023.?w=200&h=150

By Courtney Mares

Pope Francis changes law regulating Vatican City court system

Pope Francis revised a law regulating the Vatican’s judicial system on Wednesday, reversing some aspects of the pope’s prior reform... Read more


By Walter Sanchez Silva

Two CRS aid workers killed in Ethiopia

Two Catholic Relief Services workers were shot and killed April 9, Easter Sunday, while riding in a CRS vehicle in... Read more

Death row in an American prison.?w=200&h=150

By Kevin J. Jones

Louisiana governor calls for end to death penalty — and legalizing some abortions

Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards, citing “pro-life values,” has called on lawmakers to end the state’s death penalty in the... Read more


By Zelda Caldwell

Pope Francis called in exorcists as archbishop, says ‘devil tries to attack everyone’

In a recently published interview, Pope Francis said he called in exorcists when he was archbishop and warned that the... Read more

Former U.S. postal worker Gerald Groff believes his religious freedom was violated when he was reprimanded for refusing to work on Sundays.?w=200&h=150

By Peter Pinedo

God or your job? Supreme Court to hear case of postal worker who refused to work Sundays

Gerald Groff refused to work Sundays so that he could abide by the Third Commandment, to “keep holy the sabbath... Read more


By Tyler Arnold

Report shows 6% decrease in abortions in six months after Dobbs decision

Legal abortions in the United States decreased by more than 6% in the first six months that followed the U.S.... Read more

Classroom in a Catholic school.?w=200&h=150

By Jonah McKeown

Oklahoma board rejects initial proposal for Catholic charter school

A statewide board in Oklahoma voted Tuesday to reject a proposal brought by the Oklahoma Catholic Conference to create a... Read more

Megamissions 2023.?w=200&h=150

By Ana Paula Morales

More than 20,000 missionaries from 24 countries evangelized the world during Holy Week

Missionary Youth and Family went on “Megamissions” this Holy Week with more than 20,000 missionaries evangelizing various places around the... Read more