Archive for May 4, 2023

Arundel Castle in Sussex has been the seat of the Duke of Norfolk's ancestors for 850 years.?w=200&h=150

By Lucien de Guise

For centuries this Catholic family has orchestrated Britain’s most Anglican royal events

The 18th Duke of Norfolk, current Earl Marshal Edward Fitzalan-Howard, continues his family’s important role in royal spectacles. Read more

Archbishop Paul S. Coakley preaching during Mass in the cathedral in 2021.?w=200&h=150

By Jonah McKeown

Archbishop Coakley: Respond with love to those with gender dysphoria without compromising truth

Archbishop Paul Coakley of Oklahoma City in an interview this week called for responding to those experiencing gender dysphoria with... Read more

Newspaper publisher and pro-democracy activist Jimmy Lai poses during an interview in Hong Kong in 2020.?w=200&h=150

By Shannon Mullen

Shutdown of Jimmy Lai filmmaker’s TikTok account reversed after censorship outcry

The Acton Institute said its TikTok account was abruptly taken down on May 2 without explanation. Read more

Pope Francis greets His Royal Highness Prince Charles of Wales at the canonization of St. John Henry Newman at the Vatican on Oct. 13, 2019.?w=200&h=150

By Hannah Brockhaus

Vatican to send representative of Pope Francis to British coronation

Cardinal Pietro Parolin will join other high-ranking guests at the ceremony, including world leaders, representatives of European monarchies, and royal... Read more

A screenshot from Pope Francis' May 4 video message to young people attending World Youth Day 2023 in Lisbon, Portugal.?w=200&h=150

By Hannah Brockhaus

‘See you in Lisbon,’ Pope Francis shares message 3 months before World Youth Day 2023

The message was published on May 4, just under three months before the Aug. 1-6 international gathering. Read more

HHS has ordered the Catholic hospital to extinguish the tabernacle candle (pictured) and its chapel.?w=200&h=150

By Kevin J. Jones

HHS orders Catholic hospital to snuff out chapel candle or lose its accreditation

A Catholic hospital system in Oklahoma is contesting federal officials’ demand that it must extinguish an enclosed tabernacle candle in... Read more

Fra’ John T. Dunlap, was sworn in as grand master of the Order of Malta on May 3, 2023.?w=200&h=150

By Hannah Brockhaus

Order of Malta elects Canadian lawyer as 81st grand master

The Order of Malta this week elected Fra’ John Dunlap as prince and 81st grand master of the Order of... Read more


By Walter Sanchez Silva

In 5 years the Church in Nicaragua has suffered more than 500 attacks, 90 in 2023 alone

Researcher and lawyer Martha Patricia Molina on May 3 presented the third installment of her report “Nicaragua: A Persecuted Church?” Read more

Elisabeth Ohlsen.?w=200&h=150

By Tyler Arnold

EU Parliament criticized for displaying ‘vulgar’ depictions of Jesus and apostles

An art exhibit at the European Union’s Parliament building in Brussels, Belgium, has prompted criticism from conservative politicians in Italy. Read more


By Joe Bukuras

Hartford Archdiocese asks Vatican to investigate possible eucharistic miracle

The archdiocese is appealing to the Vatican for guidance on how to proceed with its investigation of a possible eucharistic... Read more


By Joe Bukuras

Judge orders PA district to allow After School Satan Club to meet on school grounds

The preliminary injunction remains in effect until The Satanic Temple’s ACLU-backed lawsuit can be decided in court. Read more