Archive for May 24, 2024

Valerie Huber, the president and CEO of the Institute for Women's Health, speaks to EWTN Pro-Life Weekly on Thursday, May 23, 2024?w=200&h=150

By Kate Quiñones

Pro-life leader launches ‘life-affirming, family-strengthening’ health ministry for women

President of the Institute for Women’s Health Valerie Huber speaks with EWTN News President Montse Alvarado on “EWTN Pro-Life Weekly.” Read more

Hundreds of Catholics join the National Eucharistic Pilgrimage in the Rio Grande Valley in south Texas on May 22, 2024.?w=200&h=150

By Peter Pinedo

Hundreds brave extreme heat to accompany the Eucharistic Lord in south Texas

The aptly named Juan Diego Route began in a place where devotion to Christ and his Virgin Mother is as... Read more

As Father Julio Fernández Techera sees it, the Society of Jesus’ leadership prefers “to maintain the fiction that things are going well rather than risk recognizing the religious and apostolic decline of the society.”?w=200&h=150

By Walter Sánchez Silva

Prominent Jesuit: The Society of Jesus is in ‘profound decline’

Father Julio Fernández Techera, SJ, rector of the Catholic University of Uruguay, has written a widely circulated, critical essay about... Read more

Elena Guerra, Marie-Léonie Paradis, and Giuseppe Allamano are among the Blesseds whom Pope Francis paved the way for canonization in a decree on May 23, 2024. ?w=200&h=150

By Matthew Santucci

Pope Francis paves the way for the canonization of new saints with zeal for mission work

The Holy See said Pope Francis “has decided to convene a consistory, which will also concern the canonization” of four... Read more

Pro-abortion activists include the Marea Verde, or Green Wave Movement, a grassroots coalition of protesters who wear green bandanas at events.?w=200&h=150

By Kate Quiñones,Ken Oliver-Méndez

Survey: Pro-abortion laws ascendant globally

Despite the release of the Vatican document Dignitas Infinita (“Infinite Dignity”), various nations continue moving in the opposite direction on... Read more

National Shrine and Minor Basilica of Our Lady of Sheshan, also known as Basilica of Mary, Help of Christians, in Shanghai, China.?w=200&h=150

By Jonah McKeown

Why the feast of Mary, Help of Christians is a special day for Catholics in China

Pope Benedict XVI proclaimed May 24, the feast of Our Lady, Help of Christians, to also be a World Day... Read more

City skyline in Sydney, Australia.?w=200&h=150

By AC Wimmer

Australian Mass attendance dropped during pandemic restrictions, but young adults show up

A new report by the Church in Australia shows a drop in Mass attendance in 2021 while also highlighting an... Read more

Bishop James Conley of Lincoln, Nebraska.?w=200&h=150

By Jonah McKeown

Bishop Conley asks Pope Francis to provide ‘encouragement, clarity, support’ to U.S. bishops

In a recent letter, the bishop of Lincoln, Nebraska, encouraged the pope to “familiarize himself” with the American episcopate before... Read more

Pilgrims from South Korea wave a flag at the closing Mass of World Youth Day Lisbon with Pope Francis on Aug. 6, 2023.?w=200&h=150

By Almudena Martínez-Bordiú

International conference on youth ministry wrapping up in Rome

Nearly 300 delegates hailing from bishops’ conferences in 110 countries are meeting in Rome to participate in the International Youth... Read more

The Reichstag in Berlin, seat of the German federal Parliament.?w=200&h=150

By AC Wimmer

German bishops praise constitution on 75th anniversary of post-Nazi era

German bishops have lauded their country’s constitution as a beacon of freedom as the nation commemorates the 75th anniversary of... Read more


By Tyler Arnold

Catholic bishops sue Biden administration over abortion provisions in pregnant workers law

The lawsuit challenges regulations issued by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. Read more

Small white vans dubbed "monstrance mobiles" are being used for the National Eucharistic Pilgrimage. They are just big enough for some of the "perpetual pilgrims" and a pedestal upon which Christ in the monstrance can be placed.?w=200&h=150

By Peter Pinedo

What would a road trip with Jesus and Mary be like? These young Catholics are finding out

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to be one of the apostles and journey, eat, joke, and... Read more

Cardinal Bo during his interview with ACI Prensa and EWTN News.?w=200&h=150

By Ana Paula Morales,Andrés Henríquez

Myanmar conflict: a state of unprecedented turmoil and suffering, Cardinal Bo says

Cardinal Charles Maung Bo, archbishop of Yangon in Myanmar, says there is an “unprecedented state of turmoil and suffering, which... Read more

A pro-abortion activist displays abortion pills as she counter-protests during an anti-abortion demonstration on March 25, 2023, in New York City.?w=200&h=150

By Kate Quiñones

Pro-life roundup: Louisiana passes abortion fraud bill, California invites abortionists from Arizona

A look at major abortion-related developments that took place in the states this week. Read more

Residents continue recovery and cleanup efforts on May 23, 2024, with the help of family and friends following Tuesday’s destructive tornado in Greenfield, Iowa. The storm was responsible for several deaths in the small community.?w=200&h=150

By Jonah McKeown

Iowa parish still working to help tornado victims after deadly twister

After a tornado ripped through the small town of Greenfield, Iowa, on May 21, St. John’s Catholic Church has mobilized... Read more