Lauretta Brown

Lauretta Brown

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

Articles by Lauretta Brown

Sen. Tim Scott, in EWTN interview, discusses his faith, support for 15-week abortion ban

Oct 25, 2023 / 18:10 pm

The GOP presidential hopeful also praised Catholic schools and called for a “smart” border wall.

Complex Catholic hospital mergers pose ethics challenge for U.S. bishops

Jul 13, 2023 / 13:30 pm

The U.S. bishops’ conference has asked its Committee on Doctrine to address issues such as transgender surgeries and hormone treatments.

Pro-lifers celebrate Roe’s demise, push for nationwide protection for the unborn

Jun 25, 2023 / 06:40 am

Hundreds of pro-life supporters rallied at the Lincoln Memorial Saturday on the first anniversary of the Supreme Court overturning of Roe v. Wade.

Roe’s repeal, 1 year later: Pro-lifers see significant challenges ahead

Jun 23, 2023 / 10:45 am

At the anniversary of the June 24, 2022, decision overturning Roe v. Wade, pro-life leaders discuss the current landscape and look to the future.

U.S. bishops approve plan for guidance to health care institutions on transgender issues

Jun 16, 2023 / 16:05 pm

At the final day of their spring meeting in Orlando, Florida, the U.S. bishops discussed updates to directives for Catholic health care services.

U.S. bishops discuss forming ‘eucharistic missionaries’, synodality at spring meeting

Jun 15, 2023 / 15:40 pm

During the first public session at their meeting in Orlando, Florida, the bishops heard an update on the Eucharistic Revival.

U.S. bishops to discuss health care, eucharistic revival, and more at spring meeting

Jun 13, 2023 / 12:10 pm

The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops is in Orlando, Florida, this week for its spring meeting with a full agenda.

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.