Archive for March 15, 2024

Bishop Robert Barron, founder of Word on Fire, which announced on March 13, 2024, that its institute will partner with the University of St. Thomas, Houston, to launch a master’s program in evangelization and culture this summer.?w=200&h=150

By Kate Quiñones

Word on Fire to launch master’s program in evangelization with St. Thomas-Houston

Word on Fire and the University of St. Thomas, Houston, announced Wednesday that they are launching a master’s program in... Read more

Pope Francis meets with participants of the conference “Indigenous Peoples’ Knowledge and the Sciences,” sponsored by the Pontifical Academies of Sciences and Social Sciences, held at the Vatican from March 14–15, 2024.?w=200&h=150

By Matthew Santucci

Pope Francis: Indigenous ‘ancestral wisdom’ a vital tool in fight against climate change

Pope Francis addressed his remarks to participants of the conference “Indigenous Peoples’ Knowledge and the Sciences” at the Vatican on... Read more

The new Norwegian translation of the Bible, published March 15, 2024.?w=200&h=150

By AC Wimmer

A milestone for unity: First Norwegian Catholic Bible edition launched

For the first time in Norway’s history, the Norwegian Bible Society has announced the publication of a Catholic edition of... Read more

Pornhub website logo.?w=200&h=150

By Daniel Payne

Pornhub disables website in Texas rather than comply with state’s age verification law

Pornhub, one of the largest pornography websites in the world, has ceased offering its website in Texas rather than comply... Read more

French President Emmanuel Macron during a meeting with Governor of Spain at the Elysee Presidential Palace in Paris on March 21, 2022.?w=200&h=150

By Daniel Payne

French bishops condemn Macron’s assisted suicide bill

Several French Catholic bishops this week roundly condemned a recently announced proposal by the Macron government to legalize the practice... Read more

Former collegiate swimmer Riley Gaines is sworn in during a House Oversight Subcommittee on Health Care and Financial Services hearing on Capitol Hill on Dec. 5, 2023, in Washington, D.C.?w=200&h=150

By Kate Quiñones

Riley Gaines, other female athletes, sue NCAA for allowing transgender competitors

Riley Gaines and more than a dozen other female athletes filed a lawsuit against the NCAA on Thursday.  Read more

A Colombian psychologist bishop and a retired colonel from the Illinois State Police are the new secretaries of the Pontifical Commission for the Guardianship of Minors.?w=200&h=150

By Jonah McKeown

Pope Francis names U.S. police professional, Colombian bishop to minor protection commission

Pope Francis on Friday made two appointments to the Pontifical Commission for the Protection of Minors.  Read more

The Congress of the Republic of Perú in the nation’s capital of Lima.?w=200&h=150

By Diego López Marina

Peru’s Congress approves legislation protecting pregnant women and their babies

Peru’s Congress approved a bill that establishes the obligation of the state to guarantee “the pregnant mother [and] the unborn... Read more

Catholic pilgrims from Hong Kong came to see the pope at the welcome ceremony in Sukhbaatar Square in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia on Sept. 2, 2023.?w=200&h=150

By Matthew Santucci

Hong Kong’s draconian National Security Law won’t affect seal of confession, diocese says

The Diocese of Hong Kong on Friday issued a statement that the seal of confession would not be violated under... Read more


By Daniel Payne

Virginia diocese offers to assist with burial of unborn baby found in pond

Bishop Michael Burbidge of Arlington, Virginia, announced that his diocese is willing to help with the burial of the body... Read more

The Christendom College Women's Basketball team wins the 2024 USCAA DII National Championship.?w=200&h=150

By Francesca Pollio Fenton

Christendom College women’s basketball wins national title

The Christendom College women’s basketball team has made school history — bringing home the school’s first national title in women’s... Read more