Archive for April 19, 2023

Pope Francis' general audience of April 19, 2023.?w=200&h=150

By Hannah Brockhaus

Pope Francis: ‘Every Christian is called to the witness of life’

Persecution of Christians is not just a thing of the past, Pope Francis said. 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 Tyler Arnold

Supreme Court seems open to considering more religious accommodations in the workplace

The U.S. Supreme Court’s conservative majority seemed open to expanding religious rights protections in the workplace during oral arguments Tuesday... Read more

Pope Francis meets members of the Papal Foundation in the Vatican’s Clementine Hall, April 28, 2022.?w=200&h=150

By Hannah Brockhaus

Papal Foundation visits Rome, marks 35 years and $200 million in donations to the poor

The Papal Foundation, a U.S.-based organization that provides funding for Catholic projects, is in Rome for its annual pilgrimage and... Read more

Dr. Kevin Vost.?w=200&h=150

By Zoe Romanowsky

Remembering Dr. Kevin Vost — true gentleman, humble scholar, kindest of men 

Friends and colleagues pay tribute to Kevin Vost, a man of many talents and virtues who wrote two dozen books... Read more

The precious relics from the True Cross have been inlaid into the “Cross of Wales,” which will head Charles’ procession into Westminster Abbey, where he will be officially crowned.?w=200&h=150

By Peter Pinedo

Pope Francis gave a relic of the true cross to King Charles for his coronation

Two pieces of the true cross on which Jesus was crucified will lead the reigning monarch of the United Kingdom’s... Read more

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By Tyler Arnold

Twitter ends speech restrictions on transgender issues

Twitter quietly updated its policy on “hateful conduct” to remove its bans on “deadnaming” and “misgendering” transgender people. Read more


By Peter Pinedo

Supreme Court extends temporary ruling lifting restrictions on abortion pill  

Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito issued a ruling Wednesday extending the court’s temporary pause on all restrictions on the abortion... Read more