Archive for September 12, 2023


By Tyler Arnold

Biden Justice Department asks Supreme Court to overturn restrictions on abortion pill 

The Department of Justice filed the appeal on Friday to prevent limits on the abortion pill mifepristone. Read more

People look at the damage caused by flash floods in Derna, eastern Libya, on Sept. 11, 2023.?w=200&h=150

By Daniel Payne

Floods in Libya reportedly kill up to 10,000; pope ‘deeply saddened,’ offers prayers

The pope “sends the assurance of his prayers for the souls of the deceased and all who mourn,” said a... Read more


By AC Wimmer

Swiss bishops’ study finds more than 1,000 cases of clergy sexual abuse

The 136-page report documents 1,002 cases of abuse since the mid-20th century involving 510 accused and 921 victims. Read more


By Daniel Payne

New pro-life group prepares to administer Kansas’ $2 million abortion-alternative program

The program is “a social service with a material component” that helps pregnant women and mothers access food, diapers, counseling,... Read more

Pope Francis and Cardinal Matteo Zuppi at the Vatican on Aug. 24, 2023.?w=200&h=150

By Courtney Mares

Cardinal Zuppi heading to Beijing to discuss peace efforts in Ukraine

Vatican spokesman Matteo Bruni confirmed on Tuesday that the cardinal will be in the Chinese capital as the pope’s peace... Read more


By Peter Pinedo

New Mexico bishop defends governor’s controversial gun ban

An order issued by Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham on Sept. 7 temporarily suspends the right of citizens to bear arms... Read more


By Jonah McKeown

Missouri transgender clinic halts treatment for minors as new law goes into effect

The Washington University Transgender Center at St. Louis Children’s Hospital said it made the decision due to an “unacceptable level... Read more

Procession at the Sanctuary of Torreciudad in Spain.?w=200&h=150

By Nicolás de Cárdenas

Spanish bishop open to mediation regarding non-Opus Dei priest as rector of Opus Dei shrine

Bishop Ángel Pérez Pueyo said he has waited for things to calm down before making a statement about the Torreciudad... Read more

Part of the planned Stations of the Cross prayer trail in Genoa Township, Michigan.?w=200&h=150

By Kevin J. Jones

Michigan township can’t ban Catholic group’s Stations of the Cross, court rules

A three-judge panel on Monday sided with Catholic Healthcare International and barred Genoa Township from obstructing CHI’s religious displays. Read more