At least 820 sex abuse lawsuits have been filed against New Jersey’s Catholic dioceses and religious orders in the past two years — including some 180 in the past month alone, according to an analysis by news outlet NorthJersey.com.
Archbishop Allen Vigneron of Detroit said he was “heartbroken” on Tuesday after hearing of the “horrific tragedy” of school shooting outside the city earlier in the day.
After learning that students at Loyola Marymount University were allegedly being required to include their preferred pronouns on class assignments and being given the option to change their name, an alumni-led group is petitioning the Los Angeles-area Catholic school to stop the “institutional commitment to gender ideology, and to renew LMU’s institutional commitment to Roman Catholicism.”
A pieta painting displayed at The Catholic University of America’s law school that some see as depicting George Floyd in the place of Jesus was stolen Tuesday night, Nov. 23, the school announced.
The Australian Archdiocese of Brisbane has announced that all archdiocesan employees, including clergy, contractors and some volunteers, must be fully vaccinated by Dec. 15 in accord with the state’s mandate unless they have a medical exemption.
Although it has acknowledged that its student health plan unintentionally covered certain abortion services for the past three years, The Catholic University of America says that no abortion claims occurred during that time.
The Catholic University of America has acknowledged that its student health care plan has included coverage for certain abortion services for the past three years, a provision the school says it will discontinue after the policy was brought to light by a recent news report.
The U.S. House of Representatives narrowly passed the Build Back Better Act Nov. 19, voting 220-213 to approve nearly $2 trillion in spending for a host of ambitious new domestic programs, including universal pre-kindergarten, increased child care subsidies, and initiatives aimed at shifting the country away from fossil fuels.
The Catholic student center at the University of South Alabama in Mobile is set to host the school’s first ever Eucharistic procession the evening of Nov. 18.
A state district court judge on Monday entered “no plea” on behalf of Father James Jackson, FSSP, a Rhode Island-based priest who is facing child pornography charges.
Bishop John Stowe of Lexington, Ky. says he remains opposed to a draft document on the Eucharist the U.S. bishops will vote on next week, but he believes it will be adopted.
To coincide with Veterans Day, a marriage ministry has launched a free “virtual date night” video series specifically for military couples, providing mentoring and other resources to help spouses strengthen their bonds to one another, to their families and communities, and to God.
Volunteers and some military members in the Knights of Columbus delivered the first 100,000 copies of a prayer book’s new edition for military personnel to the Edwin Cardinal O’Brien Pastoral Center in Washington, D.C., home base for the Archdiocese for the Military Services on Nov. 9.
As the state deputies of the Knights of Columbus (KofC) gathered for their semi-annual meeting last weekend in Nashville, Tennessee, Supreme Knight Patrick Kelly encouraged the order’s leaders to grow in faith, expand the order’s membership, and advance the Knight’s mission.
Paul Brown, co-founder of American Life League, died Thursday, the pro-life group has announced.
When Loyola Marymount University student Megan Glaudini heard that her university was not stopping an on campus fundraiser for Planned Parenthood, she felt “convicted” that she needed to do something.
In the weeks leading up to his arrest on child pornography charges, Father James W. Jackson wrote at length about sex abuse scandals perpetrated by “psychosexually dysfunctional” priests, singling out former cardinal Theodore McCarrick as a “creep” who hid a sinful private life with outward good works with the help of corrupt friends in the Catholic hierarchy.
Federal authorities have filed additional child pornography charges against Father James W. Jackson, who was arrested Oct. 30 after Rhode Island investigators found “hundreds” of explicit sexual images on an external hard drive in his rectory office, according to court documents.
On Nov. 2, voters in Texas approved eight amendments to the state constitution, including one that bars the state and public officials from "enacting, adopting, or issuing a statute, order, proclamation, decision, or rule that prohibits or limits religious services.”
Loyola Marymount University says it will not block a student club from hosting a fundraiser Friday for abortion provider Planned Parenthood, despite a petition drive that says it’s an “egregious violation” to hold the event on the Catholic institution’s Los Angeles campus.