Archive for March 5, 2024

A Rural Parish Clinic mobile unit makes the rounds, featured on “EWTN News in Depth” March 1, 2024.?w=200&h=150

By Jonah McKeown

Catholic-run mobile medical and dental clinic fills needs in rural Missouri

Catholic volunteers staffing mobile medical and dental units have helped to fill the gaps for hundreds of patients. Read more

A mother and child?w=200&h=150

By AC Wimmer

Ireland at a crossroads: Redefining family, motherhood on the ballot

Proposed changes to the Irish Constitution would abolish “all reference to motherhood,” Ireland’s bishops argue. Read more

Father Custodio Ballester serves a parish in the Archdiocese of Barcelona, Spain.?w=200&h=150

By Martin Barillas

Priest battles ‘hate crime’ charges for criticizing Islam

A Spanish priest is facing up to three years in prison on “hate crime” charges for his heated words about... Read more

The Holy See Press Office announced on March 5, 2024,  that Monsignor Shane L. Kirby has been named the Substitute Promoter of Justice of the Supreme Tribunal of the Apostolic Signatura.?w=200&h=150

By Courtney Mares

Pope Francis appoints American priest to role in Vatican’s highest court

Monsignor Shane L. Kirby has been named the substitute promoter of justice of the Supreme Tribunal of the Apostolic Signatura. Read more

Pope Francis meets with members of the Pontifical Academy for Life on Feb. 12, 2024, at the Vatican.?w=200&h=150

By Matthew Santucci

Vatican on France’s abortion amendment: There cannot be a ‘right’ to take a human life

“The Pontifical Academy for Life reiterates that precisely in the era of universal human rights, there cannot be a ‘right’... Read more


By Diego López Colín

Catholic Church warns of threat posed by organized crime in upcoming elections in Mexico

The Mexican Bishops’ Conference urged authorities responsible for public safety to “guarantee protection and an environment of peace” during the... Read more


By Daniel Payne

Leaked files reveal transgender group’s ‘pseudoscientific’ crusade, ethical abuse

Members of a transgender advocacy organization admitted that children who receive transgender procedures are too young to be capable of... Read more

White smoke rises from the chimney of the Sistine Chapel on March 13, 2013, signaling that the College of Cardinals has elected a new pope.?w=200&h=150

By Walter Sánchez Silva

Anonymous Cardinal ‘Demos II’ proposes agenda for next pope 

An anonymous cardinal offers seven suggested tasks for the next successor of St. Peter. Read more

Republican presidential candidate former President Donald Trump speaks at an election night watch party at Mar-a-Lago on March 5, 2024, in Palm Beach, Florida.?w=200&h=150

By Tyler Arnold

Trump scores big Super Tuesday wins

Former President Donald Trump easily defeated his sole remaining rival for the 2024 Republican presidential nomination, former South Carolina Gov.... Read more