Archive for April 21, 2023

Coptic Orthodox Pope Tawadros II holds the Christmas Eve Mass at the Nativity of Christ Cathedral in Egypt's administrative capital, on Jan. 6, 2023, in Cairo, Egypt.?w=200&h=150

By Courtney Mares

Coptic Patriarch to offer Orthodox Divine Liturgy in St. John Lateran Basilica

The May 14 liturgy will take place in the context of an official visit of Coptic Pope Tawadros II of... Read more

Bishop José Álvarez Lagos surrounded by police officers on Aug. 4, 2022.?w=200&h=150

By Kevin J. Jones

Nicaragua regime’s harassment of Catholics demands a response, US bishops say

During Holy Week, the police arrested at least 15 Nicaraguans who were mostly faithful Catholics and critics of the regime. Read more

Donald Trump.?w=200&h=150

By Tyler Arnold

Trump is at odds with a major pro-life group: a look at how his position on abortion has evolved

Susan B. Anthony Pro-Life America called comments by Trump “a morally indefensible position for a self-proclaimed pro-life presidential candidate to... Read more

(left to right) Rev. Pat Mahoney, Peggy Nienaber of Faith and Liberty, and Mark Lee Dickson of Right to Life East Texas pray in front of the U.S. Supreme Court on April 21, 2023, in Washington, D.C. Organized by The Stanton Public Policy Center/Purple Sash Revolution, the small group of demonstrators called on the Supreme Court to affirm Federal District Court Judge Matthew Kacsmaryk’s ruling that suspends the Food and Drug Administration’s approval of the abortion pill mifepristone.?w=200&h=150

By Tyler Arnold

Supreme Court allows full access to abortion pill

The court’s 7-2 ruling blocks a lower court order that would have taken the drug mifepristone off the market. Read more