Archive for February 9, 2024


By Martin Barillas

Euthanasia for Canada’s mentally ill still on the table despite ‘pause’ on implementation

The Canadian government has paused implementing medical assistance in dying (MAID). But the pause does not mean a permanent halt... Read more

A still from Hallow’s Super Bowl commercial airing Feb. 11, 2024.?w=200&h=150

By Francesca Pollio Fenton

Catholic prayer app Hallow to air commercial during Super Bowl LVIII

Hallow’s first-ever Super Bowl ad will feature Mark Wahlberg and Jonathan Roumie. Read more


By Daniel Payne

Activists prepare to sue Canadian Catholic hospital over assisted suicide refusal

Assisted suicide activisits say the lawsuit against St. Paul’s Hospital in Vancouver “would pave the way for the secularization of... Read more

Pope Francis meets with Argentine pilgrims on Feb. 9, 2024, ahead of the historic canonization of the county’s first female saint on Sunday, Feb. 11, 2024.?w=200&h=150

By Matthew Santucci

Pope Francis: Argentina’s first female saint shows us ‘the path of holiness’

Pope Francis met with Argentine pilgrims on Friday morning ahead of the historic canonization of the county’s first female saint... Read more

Mary, Queen of the World Cathedral in Montreal, Canada.?w=200&h=150

By Anna Farrow

Archdiocese of Montreal sues Quebec government over MAID forced upon hospice

Montreal’s Archbishop Christian Lépine is taking on the attorney general of Quebec. Read more

Springfield Bishop William Byrne and his sibling Sister Dede Byrne speak to EWTN News’ Catherine Hadro at the 2024 National Catholic Prayer Breakfast in Washington D.C., Feb. 8, 2024.?w=200&h=150

By Joe Bukuras

Brother and sister who are bishop and nun say faithful parents helped foster vocations

For Bishop William Byrne and his sibling Sister Dede Byrne, it was their parents’ daily devotion to the Eucharist that... Read more

Father Dominic Pinto, of the Diocese of Lucknow in India, (cathedral school of Lucknow pictured above) was arrested for violation of the state's anti-conversion law.?w=200&h=150

By Anto Akkara

Amid arrests of Indian priests and nun, bishop calls for ‘storming of heaven’

Eleven out of India’s 28 states have passed laws to criminalize forced conversions but, in practice, they have been used... Read more

Father Jerome "Jerry" Kaywell, a Grammy award-winning musician, has been placed on leave amid claims of sexual misconduct with a minor that allegedly occurred years ago.?w=200&h=150

By Daniel Payne

Florida diocese places Grammy-winning priest on leave amid sexual misconduct allegations

The Diocese of Venice “received notification from a law firm of an allegation of sexual misconduct by Rev. Jerome Kaywell... Read more

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By Jonah McKeown

U.S. bishops urge passage of anti-human trafficking bill in Congress

The bishops called on lawmakers to support the Frederick Douglass Trafficking Victims Prevention and Protection Reauthorization Act of 2023. Read more


By Verónica Toller

The drama of human trafficking in the world: 50 million are enslaved

Any day of the year more than 50 million people are enslaved in the world according to the latest estimate... Read more

Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) speaks in front of the Department of Justice in Washington, D.C., on June 9, 2022.?w=200&h=150

By Joe Bukuras

Ted Cruz demands DC preserve bodies of five late-term aborted babies for investigation

Dozens of federal lawmakers and pro-life activists have called for an investigation and autopsy to determine if the babies were... Read more