Archive for May 22, 2024


By Daniel Payne,Jonah McKeown

Abortion on the ballot: Which states will be voting in 2024

Nearly a dozen states are considering abortion-related measures ahead of the November elections. Read more

The graduating senior class pioneered St. John Paul II High School in Colorado as freshmen. The 12 students are the first to have gone through all four years of the St. John Paull II program.?w=200&h=150

By Kate Quiñones

Catholic high school decades in the making breaks ground in northern Colorado

Twelve seniors who pioneered St. John Paul II High School as freshmen four years ago graduated on the 44 acres... Read more

Pope Francis waves to pilgrims gathered in St. Peter’s Square for his Wednesday general audience on May 22, 2024, at the Vatican.?w=200&h=150

By Matthew Santucci

Pope Francis: Humility ‘is the source of peace in the world and in the Church’

“Humility is everything. It is what saves us from the evil one,” the pope said. Read more

"We had to sue the Biden administration to get them to release these documents,” American Accountability Foundation President Thomas Jones told "EWTN News Nightly" anchor Tracy Sabol. “When the documents came out, we [understood] why we had to sue them.”?w=200&h=150

By Daniel Payne

Catholic-run Pennsylvania migrant facility criticized for ‘deplorable’ conditions

Emails show a Department of Homeland Security official relaying an April 2021 report from a worker out of Pennsylvania on... Read more


By Jonah McKeown

Pope Francis to palliative care symposium: Euthanasia is a ‘failure of love’

Pope Francis sent a message to an interfaith symposium on palliative care taking place in Toronto May 21–23. Read more

Shanghai Bishop Shen Bin speaks to Vatican Secretary of State Cardinal Pietro Parolin at a Vatican conference on Wednesday, May 22, 2024.?w=200&h=150

By Courtney Mares

Bishop of Shanghai defends China’s religious freedom record at Vatican conference

The controversial Chinese bishop was a featured speaker at a Vatican conference beside Secretary of State Cardinal Pietro Parolin. Read more

Archbishop Alfredo José Espinoza Mateus, SDB, discusses the upcoming International Eucharistic Congress to be held Sept. 8–15, 2024, in Quito, Ecuador, on “EWTN News Nightly” May 21, 2024.?w=200&h=150

By Kate Quiñones

Archbishop shares key themes of upcoming International Eucharistic Congress in Ecuador 

“I hope that it will be a congress that commits and leads to life..." Archbishop Alfredo José Espinoza Mateus, SDB,... Read more

George Weigel at the Angelicum in Rome, May 18, 2022.?w=200&h=150

By Walter Sánchez Silva

Pontifical Academy for Life is betraying its founder, JPII biographer George Weigel says

George Weigel, biographer of St. John Paul II, lamented that the Pontifical Academy for Life has betrayed Dr. Jérôme Lejeune,... Read more

Father Alberto Reyes has emerged as a critical voice against the extreme poverty and repressive actions of Cuba's police state.?w=200&h=150

By Eduardo Berdejo

Cuba’s government shuts down priest’s peaceful protest

Father Alberto Reyes held a peaceful protest over the situation in the country by ringing the bells of his parish... Read more

"I was deeply moved by their very powerful testimony,” Archbishop William Lori said following a second bankruptcy court-ordered listening session with sexual abuse victims on May 20, 2024.?w=200&h=150

By Matthew Balan

Archbishop Lori completes court-ordered ‘listening sessions’ with sexual abuse victims

Baltimore Archbishop William Lori has completed the second of two federal bankruptcy court-ordered “listening sessions” with alleged victims of sexual... Read more

Mexico presidential candidates Claudia Sheinbaum (left) and Xóchitl Gálvez speak after the last presidential debate ahead the presidential election at Centro Cultural Tlatelolco on May 19, 2024, in Mexico City, Mexico.?w=200&h=150

By Diego López Colín

Our Lady of Guadalupe becomes point of contention in Mexican presidential debate

Our Lady of Guadalupe took center stage during the presidential debate in Mexico this week. Read more