Christine Rousselle

Christine Rousselle

Christine Rousselle is a DC Correspondent for Catholic News Agency. Prior to working at CNA, she was the managing web editor of; she has a BA in political science from Providence College.

Articles by Christine Rousselle

Damascus bombing kills 9 in Christian districts

Jan 22, 2018 / 18:04 pm

An estimated nine people were killed in a bombing on Monday afternoon in Damascus. The shelling targeted the Bab Touma and al-Shaghour districts, which are historically Christian areas, and several churches were damaged as well.

Warm weather greets marchers at the 45th annual March for Life

Jan 19, 2018 / 16:54 pm

They came from across the country and the globe to Washington, DC. for one purpose: to stand in solidarity with unborn children.

For former abortion workers, kindness changes hearts

Jan 19, 2018 / 00:29 am

Myra Neyer used to work a medical assistant at Planned Parenthood Baltimore. Today, she has left the abortion industry and is a pro-life advocate.  

Trump issues statement promoting religious liberty

Jan 16, 2018 / 16:15 pm

US President Donald Trump issued a proclamation declaring Jan. 16, 2018, as “religious freedom day.” This date was chosen as it is the 223rd anniversary of Virginia’s enactment of the Statute for Religious Freedom.

Here's the newest basilica in North America

Jan 16, 2018 / 15:59 pm

St. Mary Catholic Church in Alexandria, the first permanent Catholic parish in Virginia, has a new name and a new designation for the new year. It was announced Sunday that the Holy See had decreed the building to be a minor basilica, and the church will now be known as “The Basilica of Saint Mary.”

'Made for Love' a new podcast focusing on marriage, family

Jan 12, 2018 / 03:04 am

Made for Love is a new podcast that aims to convey the truth about marriage and families by helping Catholics tell stories of God's work in their lives.

Speaker Paul Ryan will headline March for Life

Jan 10, 2018 / 12:52 pm

Speaker of the House Paul Ryan (R-Wisc.) will address the upcoming March for Life, organizers announced on Wednesday. This is the first time Ryan has spoken at the March for Life in person since he was elected speaker in 2015.

Indiana latest state to consider assisted suicide

Jan 9, 2018 / 16:46 pm

A bill to legalize assisted suicide in Indiana has come under fire by Catholic and pro-life groups shortly after it was introduced in the Indiana Legislature.

Appeals court strikes down Baltimore law targeting pregnancy centers

Jan 5, 2018 / 16:56 pm

An appellate court struck down a Baltimore city ordinance Friday, ruling that the city's pro-life pregnancy centers would not be forced to display in their waiting areas information relating to abortion services.

State Department names 10 countries as worst religious freedom offenders

Jan 4, 2018 / 16:02 pm

The State Department on Thursday unveiled its list of countries designated as the worst offenders against religious liberty. Advocates of religious freedom applauded the list, but said that several additional countries should have been added.

Report: Government funds largest source of Planned Parenthood revenue

Jan 4, 2018 / 05:00 am

Planned Parenthood reported that it received more than $500 million in government funding last year, while performing more than 300,000 abortions across the United States.