Archive for August 23, 2023

Pope Francis offers Mass on the feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe in St. Peter's Basilica on Dec. 12, 2020.?w=200&h=150

By Courtney Mares

Pope Francis: Like Our Lady of Guadalupe, mothers can be great evangelizers today

In his catechesis on evangelization on Aug. 23, the pope spoke about how the apparition of Our Lady of Guadalupe... Read more

The Tennes family at their farm, Country Mill Farms, outside of Charlotte, Michigan.?w=200&h=150

By Tyler Arnold

Catholic farmer booted from farmers market for views on same-sex weddings wins in court

Because Steve Tennes offers his property as a wedding venue — but not for same-sex weddings — officials said he... Read more

Irish-American Cardinal Timothy Dolan of New York celebrated Mass at a “Mass rock” in Killarney, County Kerry, Ireland, during a pilgrimage with roughly 40 people from the Archdiocese of New York on Aug. 21, 2023. Pictured left to right: Father Enrique Salvo, Cardinal Dolan, Father Stephen Ries, Monsignor Dennis Keane, Bishop Edmund Whalen, all from the New York Archdiocese.?w=200&h=150

By Francesca Pollio Fenton

Cardinal Timothy Dolan celebrates Mass at historic ‘Mass rock’ during pilgrimage to Ireland

New York’s archbishop tweeted a video of himself paying tribute to the Irish who had to escape to the woods... Read more


By Joe Bukuras

South Carolina Supreme Court upholds ‘heartbeat’ abortion ban: ‘Life is winning’

The ruling ended a circuit court’s injunction that had temporarily blocked the Fetal Heartbeat and Protection from Abortion Act. Read more

Bishop Michael Olson of Fort Worth, Texas, and Rev. Mother Teresa Agnes Gerlach of the Most Holy Trinity Monastery in Arlington, Texas.?w=200&h=150

By Peter Pinedo

Texas Carmelites defy bishop’s order to close their doors to the faithful

Although Bishop Michael Olson has declared the monastery closed to the public, the nuns’ attorney said they’ve “decided to open... Read more


By Kevin J. Jones

Catholic bishops ask Supreme Court to uphold gun bans in domestic violence cases

The Supreme Court will hear the case U.S. v. Rahimi in its upcoming session. Read more

(From L) Former Arkansas governor of Asa Hutchinson, former New Jersey governor Chris Christie, former U.S. Vice President Mike Pence, Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis, entrepreneur and author Vivek Ramaswamy, former South Carolina governor and UN ambassador Nikki Haley, U.S. Sen. Tim Scott of South Carolina, and North Dakota Gov. Doug Burgum arrive onstage for the first Republican Presidential primary debate at the Fiserv Forum in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, on Aug. 23, 2023.?w=200&h=150

By Daniel Payne

At crowded GOP debate, candidates spar over Trump, abortion, conservative credentials

The Republican candidates sparred in the first debate over their respective qualifications for president, abortion ,and the legacy of Donald... Read more