Tyler Arnold

Tyler Arnold

Tyler Arnold is a staff reporter for the National Catholic Register. He previously worked at The Center Square and has been published in a variety of outlets, including The Associated Press, National Review, The American Conservative and The Federalist.

Articles by Tyler Arnold

Oklahoma board approves first Catholic charter school in the country

Jun 5, 2023 / 16:50 pm

The state of Oklahoma approved the country’s first-ever religious charter school on Monday.

Texas becomes 18th state to ban sex changes for kids

Jun 5, 2023 / 14:20 pm

Gov. Greg Abbott on June 2 signed legislation prohibiting doctors from performing sex changes on children.

Nevada GOP governor signs pro-abortion bill; Oklahoma court strikes down abortion restrictions

Jun 1, 2023 / 16:40 pm

The pro-life movement suffered a blow this week in two states.

Fort Worth Diocese: Vatican says bishop has authority over Carmelite monastery amid investigation

May 31, 2023 / 17:00 pm

A May 31 diocesan statement said the Vatican appointed the bishop as “the pope’s representative in this matter.”

Two elderly pro-life activists beaten outside of Baltimore Planned Parenthood

May 30, 2023 / 15:50 pm

According to witnesses cited in the police report, the unidentified suspect attacked a 73-year-old man and an 80-year-old man after a heated discussion. 

St. Louis Archdiocese reorganization will cut parishes from 178 to 134

May 30, 2023 / 14:50 pm

The plan, called “All Things New,” closes 35 churches, merges their parishes into neighboring parishes, and merges 15 others into five new parishes.

Illinois clergy sex abuse report: How bishops protected accused priests

May 26, 2023 / 07:50 am

The report showed examples of bishops transferring accused child abusers to other parishes or dioceses while failing to make the public aware of allegations. 

PHOTOS: Hundreds of Catholics march through Washington, DC, for eucharistic procession

May 24, 2023 / 16:15 pm

Families, children, young adults, and religious sisters were among the many participants in the Catholic Information Center’s procession in Washington.

Fort Worth nun forced to use bishop-appointed canon lawyer amid dispute with diocese

May 24, 2023 / 15:15 pm

The Carmelite nun is now appealing to the Vatican after the bishop refused to let her choose her own canon lawyer to represent her in the diocesan investigation.

Illinois AG report says nearly 2,000 were victims of clergy sex abuse over 70-year span

May 23, 2023 / 15:27 pm

The report released May 23 covers allegations from 1950 through 2019 within Illinois’ six Catholic dioceses.

Massachusetts panel says child abuse laws should protect transgender kids from parents

May 22, 2023 / 15:15 pm

A state agency is asking for a review of child abuse laws to ensure they apply to parents who won’t let their children transition to another gender.

Carmelite nuns sue Fort Worth bishop over ‘grave misconduct’ in investigation of mother superior

May 19, 2023 / 15:00 pm

Nuns from an Arlington, Texas, monastery are suing the Diocese of Fort Worth and the bishop for alleged violations of privacy and more.

Catholic bishops, educators ask regulators to reject transgender sports rule

May 18, 2023 / 12:20 pm

The proposed rule would amend the current regulations set by Title IX to restructure how schools must address transgender issues in athletics.

Study: Most American corporations receive failing grades in religious freedom, free speech

May 18, 2023 / 09:45 am

A report that reviewed the policies of 75 major American corporations found rampant disregard for religious freedom and free speech.

North Carolina lawmakers override governor’s veto of 12-week abortion ban

May 17, 2023 / 12:40 pm

Most abortions will be banned after 12 weeks of pregnancy in North Carolina after Republican lawmakers voted to override Gov. Roy Cooper’s veto.

Nonbinary characters in kids’ Transformers show raise concern, backlash

May 17, 2023 / 10:06 am

“Transformers: EarthSpark” launched in November as part of a growing trend that adds transgender or nonbinary characters to children’s television shows. 

Congress should withhold funds from a politicized FBI, Chairman Jim Jordan says

May 16, 2023 / 15:45 pm

Jordan threatened to reduce the FBI’s funding during a hearing in which lawmakers debated whether laws are being selectively enforced against pro-life activists.

North Carolina governor vetoes 12-week abortion ban, faces override

May 15, 2023 / 13:17 pm

The Democratic governor’s veto puts the ball back in the lawmakers’ court, where Republicans enjoy a narrow supermajority.

Abortion roundup: NC governor to veto 12-week ban as state battles heat up across U.S.

May 12, 2023 / 16:00 pm

North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper’s veto may be overridden by Republicans.

Church commission investigates Baltimore Archdiocese role in slavery

May 12, 2023 / 14:40 pm

The commission includes academics, archivists, and other researchers who are poring through old documents and will unveil some of its findings this fall.