Participants returned in large numbers to the annual March for Life Friday, braving frigid weather one year after the event’s pandemic-related virtual shutdown to demonstrate solidarity for the unborn at the start what could be a decisive year for the pro-life movement.
Tens of thousands of pro-life Americans gathered Friday to participate in the 49th annual March for Life, amid rising hopes that the event’s goal of overturning the Roe v. Wade decision that legalized abortion nationwide may be within reach.
Catholics must work to promote a culture of life and work to support mothers, Archbishop William Lori of Baltimore said in his homily at the Opening Mass at the Prayer Vigil for Life on Thursday.
Bishop Michael Burbidge of Arlington has prohibited baptisms and weddings in the Extraordinary Form, citing Pope Francis' new directive curbing the Traditional Latin Mass. A petition drive is asking Burbidge to reconsider.
The 49th Annual March for Life is going on as planned on Jan. 21 in Washington, D.C. Here's what you need to know before you come.
Attacking houses of worship and religious art is akin to attacking the community who prays there, said Cardinal Timothy Dolan of New York ahead of Religious Freedom Day, observed Jan. 16.
One hundred and eighty one members of the House of Representatives co-signed a letter praising the pro-life leadership of Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell and House Republican Leader Kevin McCarthy, as well as promising to vote against any appropriations bill that does not include a prohibition of the use of federal funds for abortion.
This year marks the 10th anniversary of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops’ “9 Days for Life”, as the bishops once again encourage everyone to pray for an end to abortion.
Gary Berthiaume, a former priest, withdrew his guilty pleas after being sentenced to spend up to 15 years in prison on charges he sexually abused at least three boys.
The original communion rail from Mother Angelica’s baptismal parish has been donated to the Mother Angelica Museum in Canton, Ohio.
The March for Life Education and Defense Fund announced the speaker lineup for the upcoming 49th annual March for Life on Jan. 21.
Landry Weber, a 23-year-old wide receiver for Kansas State University’s football team, will soon be going “pro” in something very different from the gridiron: he’s entering seminary and hopes eventually to be ordained a priest for the Archdiocese of Kansas City in Kansas.
A ransom was paid for the missionaries held hostage in Haiti, said the husband and father of six of the now-released hostages.
The Diocese of Portland will continue to permit attendance at Mass, even as the state’s Council of Churches has urged all services to move online in light of a recent surge in coronavirus cases.
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Prenatal tests that show an unborn child to have serious developmental problem frequently lead to abortion. Yet an investigation by the New York Times shows that five of the most common tests are wrong 85% of the time.
The past year had no shortage of news in the Catholic realm, both in the Vatican and beyond. Read on for a recap of some of the most important – and interesting – figures who made headlines this year.
Bishop George Sheltz, an auxiliary bishop emeritus of the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston, died Tuesday at age 75.
Six priests from the Diocese of Beaumont died this year, including three who were in active ministry at the time of their death. The diocese is hoping to increase the number of vocations as well as to bring in priests from other dioceses to help ease the strain on the clergy.
The Bishop of Providence clarified Thursday that despite Rhode Island’s re-imposed mask mandate, people will be permitted to attend Mass if they do not have a mask.