Archive for May 2, 2023

Burned vehicles after Good Friday raid on April 7, 2023, in Ngban, Benue state, Nigeria.?w=200&h=150

By Jonah McKeown

Advocates for persecuted Christians in Nigeria question U.S. report that portrays Fulani as victims

Advocates for persecuted Christians in Nigeria are criticizing a new report prepared by the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom.   Read more


By Hannah Brockhaus

Pope Francis praises NFP method as ‘valuable tool’ for married couples

Pope Francis said the Billings method has spurred “a serious reflection” on “the need for education in the value of... Read more

Critics of the Hate Speech bill worry that it could criminalize the speech of people such as author J.K. Rowling, who has said that "transgender women" are not actually women.?w=200&h=150

By Kevin J. Jones

Hate speech bill advances in Ireland amid fears it would silence J.K. Rowling and the Church

The bill bars incitement to violence or hatred against persons on account of protected characteristics. Read more


By Tyler Arnold

California teachers sue over policy that forces them to hide students’ gender preference

Two middle school teachers in California sued their school district April 27 over a policy they argue could force them... Read more

Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt, a Republican, attends a roundtable at the White House in Washington, D.C., June 18, 2020.?w=200&h=150

By Joe Bukuras

Oklahoma bishops applaud governor’s signing of bill prohibiting sex changes for minors

Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt signed a law Monday prohibiting gender reassignment surgery and hormone use for minors younger than 18... Read more


By Kevin J. Jones

Can religion help treat America’s loneliness epidemic? Surgeon general says yes

Loneliness is a risk factor for many serious, even deadly, health conditions, and the antidote is social connection like that... Read more

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

By Francesca Pollio Fenton

This is Pope Francis’ prayer intention for the month of May

Pope Francis’ prayer video is promoted by the Pope’s Worldwide Prayer Network, which raises awareness of monthly papal prayer intentions. Read more

The March for Life in Mexico City, April 29, 2023.?w=200&h=150

By Eduardo Berdejo

25,000 turn out for March for Life in Mexico City to demand an end to abortion

Abortion was legalized in the Mexican capital in 2007. Read more


By Tyler Arnold

Utah’s bill protecting minors prompts porn site to block access to entire state 

A Utah bill that is designed to prevent minors from accessing pornography online is set to go into effect on... Read more

Pilgrimage to the Holy Christ of the Quebrada in April 2023.?w=200&h=150

By Julieta Villar

More than 134,000 make pilgrimage to venerate renowned crucifix in Argentina

Pilgrims came this past weekend to the village of Villa de la Quebrada in central Argentina to bring their intentions... Read more