Archive for September 18, 2023

Former ESPN sportscaster Sage Steele talks with “EWTN News Nightly” host Tracy Sabol on Sept. 6, 2023.?w=200&h=150

By Tina Dennelly

Sports anchor Sage Steele: ‘I wouldn’t be standing today without my faith’

Steele sued ESPN and its parent company in 2022 for violating her free speech rights after she was taken off... Read more

Interior of the Piura Cathedral in northern Peru.?w=200&h=150

By Diego Lopez Marina

Archdiocese in Peru calls for respecting sacred places following theft from poor box

“This theft not only constitutes a serious offense to God ... but also constitutes an absolute lack of charity towards... Read more

The new Bishop Hanna Jallouf, OFM, walks down the center aisle of St. Francis Church in Aleppo, Syrian, after his episcopal ordination, Sept. 17, 2023.?w=200&h=150

By Marinella Bandini

Franciscan friar in Syria becomes bishop of Latin-rite Catholics in Aleppo 

On Sunday, Sept. 17, Father Hanna Jallouf, OFM, was ordained a bishop and became apostolic vicar of Aleppo for the... Read more

Pope Francis meets with Russia’s new ambassador to the Vatican Ivan Soltanovsky on Sept. 18, 2023, at the Vatican.?w=200&h=150

By Jonah McKeown

Pope Francis meets with new Russian ambassador to the Vatican

The meeting comes days after papal envoy Cardinal Matteo Zuppi visited Beijing to discuss efforts to bring about peace in... Read more

Participants at the March for Life in Cologne, Germany, Sept. 16, 2023.?w=200&h=150

By AC Wimmer

Historic twin marches for life in Germany face disruptions and defiance

The dual marches drew thousands and were met with both enthusiasm and confrontation as counterdemonstrators attempted to disrupt the events.  Read more


By Daniel Payne

‘This is the beginning’: Florida university system adopts Classic Learning Test

The State University System of Florida announced earlier this month that it will accept the Classic Learning Test (CLT) as... Read more

Former President Bill Clinton and Pope Francis have a virtual conversation during the Clinton Global Initiative meeting at the Hilton Midtown on Sept. 18, 2023, in New York City.?w=200&h=150

By Tyler Arnold

Pope Francis says ‘no to war,’ urges climate action in livestreamed chat with Bill Clinton

“It is important to spread a culture of encounter, a culture of dialogue, a culture of listening and of understanding,”... Read more

Winona-Rochester Bishop Robert Barron, with Deacon Tim O'Donnell to his left, answers questions from the crowd following his lecture "The Catholic Intellectual Tradition" on Harvard University's campus on Sept. 17, 2023.?w=200&h=150

By Joe Bukuras

Bishop Robert Barron speaks at Harvard University: ‘The glory of God is man fully alive!’

The founder of Word on Fire told the gathering on Harvard’s campus “the world is most itself when it has... Read more

Archbishop Marcel Lefebvre.?w=200&h=150

By Walter Sanchez Silva

Bishops of Panama: Catholics must not attend SSPX Masses

The Panamanian Bishops’ Conference has published a communiqué stating that Catholics should not attend services of the Priestly Fraternity of... Read more

Former President Trump addresses attendees at CPAC 2020.?w=200&h=150

By Peter Pinedo

Donald Trump calls 6-week abortion ban a ‘terrible mistake’ 

Trump made the comments in reference to Florida’s six-week “heartbeat” abortion ban signed by his chief opponent in the 2024... Read more

Original painting of the Divine Mercy, by Eugeniusz Kazimirowski in 1934.?w=200&h=150

By Kevin J. Jones

Catholic imagery doesn’t belong in pro-abortion Ohio campaign ad, critics say

The video ad from abortion referendum backer Ohioans United for Reproductive Rights shows a man kneeling in prayer in what... Read more

Archbishop José Antonio Eguren of Piura, Peru.?w=200&h=150

By Walter Sanchez Silva

Sin is a ‘suicidal act’ and always has social consequences, Peru archbishop warns

Archbishop José Antonio Eguren of Piura in northern Peru noted that “one of the great evils of our time is... Read more