Archive for September 26, 2023

Dr. Thomas Meyer will be serving as the OB-GYN for the Heart of Christ Medical Clinic and Dr. Lisa Knysz will be the clinic's director. The clinic hopes to open in Detroit in October 2023.?w=200&h=150

By Francesca Pollio Fenton

New Catholic clinic in Detroit to provide women, families with care for the ‘whole person’

Clinic director Dr. Lisa Knysz says “the healing love of Christ” will be “wrapped around any individual that walks in”... Read more

Sudiksha Thirumalesh died Sept. 12, 2023, after a legal fight to circumvent a ruling in the United Kingdom that she was not competent to make decisions about her care.?w=200&h=150

By Kevin J. Jones

Family of UK teen who died fighting rare disease speaks out

“After a year of struggle and heartache, we can finally say our beautiful daughter and sister’s name in public without... Read more

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

By Courtney Mares

Pro-democracy Catholic Jimmy Lai marks 1,000th day in jail awaiting trial

As the publisher and activist awaits a December trial, human rights groups have published an open letter calling on the... Read more

Fraser Health CEO Dr. Victoria Lee announces a new hospice for Langley in 2020. Fraser Health is receiving complaints for promoting euthanasia, including to a group of pensioners. Information from the presentation shows 17% of euthanasia deaths in B.C. are performed in hospices.?w=200&h=150

By Paul Schratz / The B.C. Catholic

Canada health authority criticized for offering medical assistance in dying to pensioners

A recent presentation by a regional MAiD leader to retired municipal employees featured eligibility criteria and the process for accessing... Read more

The Church of St. Mary of the Isle, located in Douglas on the Isle of Man in the British Isles.?w=200&h=150

By Madeleine Teahan

Pope makes church first co-cathedral in history of British Isles

St. Mary of the Isle on the Isle of Man has become the first co-cathedral in the British Isles to... Read more

Pope Francis meets with Latin American university rectors on Sept. 21, 2023, at the Vatican.?w=200&h=150

By Hannah Brockhaus

Pope Francis’ next environmental document to be called ‘Laudate Deum’

Pope Francis’ new document on the environment will be, he said, “a look at what has happened and say what... Read more

The cover of “Tolkien’s Faith: A Spiritual Biography” by Holly Ordway.?w=200&h=150

By Jonah McKeown

New book explores J.R.R. Tolkien’s faith and how it imbued his work

Holly Ordway’s new book, “Tolkien’s Faith: A Spiritual Biography,” explores the renowned author’s Catholic faith and how it influenced his... Read more


By Tyler Arnold

Canadian bishops prepare for synod, discuss humanitarian efforts in Honduras

The bishops gathered Monday in King City, Ontario, just outside of Toronto, for their four-day annual meeting. Read more

Cardinal Timothy Dolan.?w=200&h=150

By Joe Bukuras

Cardinal Dolan says Biden ‘doesn’t take my calls’ on migrant crisis in New York City

Cardinal Timothy Dolan said in an interview that President Joe Biden is not responding to his calls or letters about... Read more

The Romeike family fled from Germany in order to home-school their children and now faces deportation from the U.S.?w=200&h=150

By Daniel Payne

Family who fled Germany to home-school their kids faces deportation from the U.S.

The Romeikes fled Germany in 2009 over the country’s severe compulsory education laws and now face deportation from the U.S. Read more

Bishop Rodrigo Aguilar Martínez of Chiapas, Mexico, with a message of peace.?w=200&h=150

By Diego López Colín

Church warns that southern Mexico is ‘torn by violence’

Sept. 23 videos that went viral on social media show a convoy of pickup trucks driving through the streets of... Read more


By Diego Lopez Marina

Pro-lifers say ‘therapeutic’ abortion on minor in Peru exploited to push legal abortion

The case, which is similar to another that occurred in August, has created a great deal of controversy in the... Read more

John Dayal (middle) and activists in July 2022 in New Delhi to mark the anniversary of Jesuit Father Stansamy, who died in police custody on trumped up terrorism charges.?w=200&h=150

By Anto Akkara

India’s Christian rights network not hopeful after meeting with minorities commission

“While the positive is that there is some conversation, I do not set hopes very high,” said John Dayal, an... Read more

Rep. Karen Whitsett, D-Michigan, speaks at a meeting at the White House in Washington, D.C., on April 14, 2020.?w=200&h=150

By Jonah McKeown

Lone Michigan Democrat holds up ‘extreme’ pro-abortion bill

Democratic state Rep. Karen Whitsett has said she intends to continue “voting the way of the people who elected me.”  Read more

Refugees wait next to a line of vehicles near the border town of Kornidzor, Armenia, arriving from Nagorno-Karabakh, on Sept. 26, 2023.?w=200&h=150

By Peter Pinedo

Explosion kills 68 Armenian refugees as thousands flee Nagorno-Karabakh

The explosion occurred just off a highway leading away from Stepanakert, where tens of thousands of ethnic Armenians have taken... Read more