Archive for April 14, 2023

Easter Sunday Mass on April 9, 2023, was held for the first time in 10 months at St. Francis Xavier Owo Catholic Parish of Ondo Diocese in Nigeria.?w=200&h=150

By Jude Atemanke

Nigerian Catholic church attacked on Pentecost Sunday last year resumes public worship

A parish church in Nigeria that was attacked on Pentecost Sunday last year reopened for Easter Sunday Mass on April... Read more


By Kevin J. Jones

Canada’s assisted suicide guidance for docs: ‘virtual’ assessments, and don’t tell patient’s family 

The Canadian government released new guidance for doctors that critics say will do more harm than good. Read more


By Kevin J. Jones

North American synod focuses on abuse scandals, inclusivity, and a ‘missionary’ Church

Here is what was on the minds of Catholics who participated in the North American phase of the Catholic Church’s... Read more

In response to the long wait times to enter St. Peter's Basilica, those who wish to enter for Mass, confession, or adoration can now do so via a special "prayer entrance" immediately to the right of the barricades to enter through the metal detectors on the right side of the piazza.?w=200&h=150

By Courtney Mares

St. Peter’s Basilica introduces new ‘prayer entrance’ amid influx of tourism

In light of the influx of tourists, the Vatican has introduced a separate “prayer entrance” for those who want to... Read more

Migrants in Mexico?w=200&h=150

By Jonah McKeown

Miami archbishop says Florida immigration bill criminalizes ‘empathy’ toward the undocumented

A representative of all eight of Florida’s bishops testified against the bill last month, saying that such a law would... Read more


By Tyler Arnold

Florida’s 6-week abortion ban signed into law, won’t go into effect until court decision

Even though the bill passed, the law cannot be enacted unless the Florida Supreme Court upholds the state’s current 15-week... Read more


By Peter Pinedo

Supreme Court temporarily lifts restrictions on abortion pill as it considers case

The Supreme Court on Friday placed a five-day suspension on all abortion pill restrictions ordered by lower courts. Read more

The dictatorship of President Daniel Ortega on April 13, 2023, expelled from Nicaragua three nuns who were running a home for the elderly.?w=200&h=150

By Walter Sanchez Silva

Dictatorship in Nicaragua expels three nuns who were serving the elderly

In a new attack against the Catholic Church, the dictatorship of President Daniel Ortega expelled three nuns from Nicaragua. Read more

Bishop Michael Burbidge of Arlington.?w=200&h=150

By Kevin J. Jones

Catholic bishops back federal court ruling against ‘lethal’ abortion drug

The U.S. Catholic bishops have praised a federal court’s action to restore limits on the use of the abortion drug... Read more

President Joe Biden and Father Richard Gibbons share an umbrella as President Biden touches the original stone from the apparition gable in the rain during a visit to Knock Shrine, on April 14, 2023, on the last day of a four-day trip to Northern Ireland and Ireland.?w=200&h=150

By Tyler Arnold

Biden has tearful meeting with priest who performed last rites on his son

“[Biden] was crying,” Father Richard Gibbons told the BBC. “It really affected him and then we said a prayer, said... Read more