Archive for January 16, 2024


By Peter Pinedo

Americans of faith feel less accepted by society, new survey finds

Only half of people of faith in the U.S. feel their faith is “completely” accepted or accepted “a good amount,”... Read more

Vandalism of a pro-life display outside St. Paul Catholic Church in Fenton, Missouri on Oct. 3, 2023.?w=200&h=150

By Peter Pinedo

Religious Americans’ lives possibly at risk in 2024, new report by U.S. bishops says

The State of Religious Liberty in the United States report released annually by the USCCB Committee for Religious Liberty decries... Read more


By Jonah McKeown

Biden administration seeks the death penalty for Buffalo supermarket shooter

Payton Gendron’s May 2022 shooting rampage resulted in 10 deaths. Authorities called it a racially motivated hate crime.  Read more

Pope Francis takes part in the Roman Curia’s Lenten retreat in Ariccia, Italy, on March 6-10, 2016.?w=200&h=150

By Matthew Santucci

Pope Francis to hold private Lenten retreat for fifth consecutive year

For the fifth consecutive year the joint retreat between the Holy Father and the Roman Curia has been canceled. Read more

“Jonathan and Jesus” docuseries with actor Jonathan Roumie.?w=200&h=150

By Francesca Pollio Fenton

In new docuseries ‘Jonathan and Jesus,’ actor Jonathan Roumie shares impact of playing Jesus

The Catholic actor is joined by other notable names in a new four-part docuseries about the role Jesus has played... Read more

Little Sisters of the Poor outside the Supreme Court where oral arguments were heard on March 23, 2016, in the Zubik v. Burwell case.?w=200&h=150

By Daniel Payne

How a Supreme Court case involving herring fishermen affects the Little Sisters of the Poor

The Supreme Court will hear oral arguments this week in Loper Bright Enterprises, Inc. v. Gina Raimondo.  Read more

Finnish lawmaker Päivi Räsänen (right) and Lutheran Bishop Juhana Pohjola are both on trial for violating Finland’s “hate speech” laws.?w=200&h=150

By Tyler Arnold

Exonerated Finnish politician and bishop to return to court over biblical ‘hate speech’

The allegations stem from a 2004 pamphlet about the Lutheran teaching on sexuality, including the prohibition on homosexual activities. Read more

Millions of people gathered in the streets of Barquisimeto in Lara state, Venezuela, to accompany the Divine Shepherdess in a Jan. 14, 2024, procession.?w=200&h=150

By Andrés Henríquez

Divine Shepherdess procession in Venezuela draws 2.7 million

More than 2.7 million people gathered in the city of Barquisimeto in Lara state, Venezuela, on Jan. 14 to accompany... Read more