Lauretta Brown

Lauretta Brown

Lauretta Brown is the National Catholic Register’s Washington-based staff writer.

Articles by Lauretta Brown

Catholic ‘Shark Tank’: Startup founders pitch products with a purpose at SENT competition

May 29, 2023 / 07:00 am

Entrepreneurs with businesses grounded in their Catholic faith participated last month in a competition for a $5,000 cash prize.

Moms on campus: How are Catholic colleges helping students facing unexpected pregnancies?

May 21, 2023 / 05:00 am

Spurred by last year’s reversal of Roe v. Wade, Catholic colleges are devoting more resources to support young moms, a new survey by EWTN News shows.

UPDATED: Nicaragua deports more than 200 political prisoners to US, including Catholic priests

Feb 9, 2023 / 14:24 pm

The dictatorship of Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega deported 222 political prisoners to Washington, D.C., Thursday. 

Montse Alvarado Named President and COO of EWTN News

Jan 23, 2023 / 13:43 pm

Alvarado comes to the role from her position as executive director and chief operating officer at the Becket Fund and is the founding host of “EWTN News In Depth.”

Focus on ‘changing hearts,’ Bishop Burbidge tells packed post-Roe Vigil Mass for Life

Jan 20, 2023 / 07:20 am

The first post-Roe Vigil for Life Mass at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in Washington, D.C., was a standing-room-only event.

LIVE UPDATES: Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI dies at age 95

Dec 31, 2022 / 05:25 am

Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI, a leading theologian of the 20th century, has died at the age of 95. Follow here for live updates.

Archbishop Timothy Broglio elected USCCB president 

Nov 15, 2022 / 12:48 pm

Archbishop William E. Lori of Baltimore was elected vice president.