Such attacks in southwestern Nigeria are rare, while they have escalated sharply in the north in recent months.
More criminal acts targeting Catholic churches and pro-life advocates were reported Monday, after a Mother’s Day weekend marked by unrest in multiple locations in the U.S. tied to anger over a possible Supreme Court decision overturning Roe v. Wade.
Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr. called the leak of a preliminary draft opinion in a pivotal abortion case a "betrayal of the confidences" of the Supreme Court.
The news organization Politico on Monday night published what it said was a leaked draft of the eagerly anticipated Supreme Court decision in the Mississippi abortion case, Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization. Here's what you need to know about this stunning development.
Jesus’ merciful words to a doubting St. Thomas reminds us that the Lord does not expect us to be “perfect Christians,” Pope Francis said in his Regina Caeli reflection on Divine Mercy Sunday.
The unexpected death of Vicki Thorn, 72, the founder of Project Rachel, a post-abortion healing ministry, has shocked and saddened the pro-life community.
This year, 31 people — 17 of whom are students at Harvard — will enter the Catholic Church at a parish in the heart of Harvard Square. “When I tell other people about it," a chaplain told CNA, "it gives them hope to hear that many young people are still converting to Catholicism, and they’re doing it in a place as secular as Cambridge.”
Sorry, Cleveland baseball fans (the Catholic ones, anyway), there is no dispensation from fasting and abstaining because of the Guardians’ seasonal opener on Good Friday.
Ketanji Brown Jackson, whose nomination was opposed by pro-life groups, will become the first black woman to serve on the Supreme Court.
Bishop-elect Earl K. Fernandes said Saturday that to his knowledge he will become the first Indian-American Roman Catholic bishop in the U.S.
"Francis in Iraq," a new documentary about the pope's historic visit to the war-torn country in 2021, hopes to raise awareness of the precarious existence of Christian communities that trace their origins to the time of the apostles.
Sen. Lindsey Graham on Tuesday pressed Supreme Court nominee Ketanji Brown Jackson on the importance of her Christian faith, asking at one point, “Could you fairly judge a Catholic?”
Pope Francis continued to call for an end to the war in Ukraine Sunday, calling the violence against innocent Ukrainians “inhuman” and “sacrilegious.”
Ukrainian Catholic leaders have been urging Pope Francis to take the dramatic step to consecrate both Ukraine and Russia to the Immaculate Heart of Mary and will lead a nine-day novena to prepare for the March 25 event, a top prelate in the war-ravaged country told CNA.
A video from Ukraine tweeted on March 12 quickly went viral. But did it show the Blessed Sacrament traveling through war-torn Kyiv — or something else?
Noting that the Gospel reveals that Peter, James, and John had fallen asleep prior to Jesus' Transfiguration, Pope Francis urged the faithful during his Angelus reflection Sunday to call on the Holy Spirit to awaken their desire to pray.
The Texas Supreme Court ended a final challenge to the state’s Heartbeat Act Friday, leaving in place one of the nation’s most robust pro-life laws.
If a Roman Catholic nun who is a doctor serving the poor in DC can't get a religious exemption to the city's COVID-19 mandate, who can?
In his weekly Angelus address Feb. 27, Pope Francis reflected on Sunday’s Gospel, in which Jesus asks the question: “Why do you notice the splinter in your brother’s eye, but do not perceive the wooden beam in your own?”
A tweeted video clip of a priest using a guitar to bless the congregation at the end of Mass sparked outrage on social media. But other features of the same Mass also raise eyebrows.