Tyler Arnold

Tyler Arnold

Tyler Arnold is a staff reporter for Catholic News Agency, based in EWTN News’ Washington Bureau. 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

Nuns who feuded with Texas bishop say they will defy Vatican order on monastery’s governance

Apr 22, 2024 / 13:45 pm

The nuns referred to the Vatican’s order as “a hostile takeover that we cannot in conscience accept.”

Vatican: Nuns who feuded with Texas bishop will be governed by monastery association

Apr 19, 2024 / 18:40 pm

A Vatican letter to Bishop Michael Olson thanked him for his “heroic and thankless service to the local church and the Carmel of Arlington as pontifical commissary.”

Biden administration redefines sex discrimination in Title IX to include ‘gender identity’

Apr 19, 2024 / 15:30 pm

The new rules redefine the prohibition on sex discrimination for schools and education programs that receive federal funding.

Scotland pauses sex-change and puberty-blocker drugs for children

Apr 18, 2024 / 17:55 pm

The announcement effectively ends the practice of providing sex-change drugs and hormone medications to children in Scotland.

Tennessee names first English-language Bible translation in U.S. as official state book

Apr 18, 2024 / 14:15 pm

Gov. Bill Lee, a Republican, signed a bill on Tuesday that names the Aitken Bible and nine other texts as official state books in the Tennessee Blue Book manual.

House Republicans call for NCAA ban on biological men in women’s sports

Apr 18, 2024 / 08:00 am

The lawmakers penned a letter to NCAA President Charlie Baker that asks him to limit participation in women-only sports to biological women.

Catholic and Anglican nuns defend religious freedom in New York’s highest court

Apr 17, 2024 / 14:15 pm

The lawsuit is over a New York Department of Financial Services regulation that could require faith-based organizations to cover “medically necessary” abortions.

Italy’s prime minister backs stricter ban on surrogacy: How Europe differs from U.S. on issue

Apr 16, 2024 / 17:05 pm

Speaking at a conference in Rome, Prime Minister Giorgia Meloni called surrogacy “inhuman” and referred to it as “uterus renting.”

U.S. Supreme Court: Idaho can enforce ban on sex changes for children

Apr 15, 2024 / 18:45 pm

The Supreme Court awarded Idaho emergency relief that will allow the state to enforce its ban on doctors performing sex-change operations on children.

Kansas governor vetoes bills to ban sex changes for minors, coerced abortions

Apr 15, 2024 / 17:15 pm

Some Republican lawmakers have already indicated they will try to override the vetoes of the transgender and pro-life abortion legislation.

Wisconsin man sentenced to over 7 years in prison for firebombing pro-life organization

Apr 15, 2024 / 16:15 pm

Hridindu Sankar Roychowdhury, 29, had pleaded guilty to one charge of attempting to cause damage by means of fire or an explosive.

Catholic priest pepper-sprayed during confessions at Texas cathedral

Apr 15, 2024 / 15:45 pm

The parish said in a statement that “someone dealing with mental health issues” sprayed rector Father Tony Neusch with the irritant while he was hearing confessions.

Pro-life leader: State-by-state approach to abortion will lead movement to ‘ash heap of history’

Apr 13, 2024 / 07:00 am

Marjorie Dannenfelser, CEO of Susan B. Anthony Pro-Life America, rejects leaving the abortion “battleground” only to the states.

Polish bishops launch ‘day of prayer’ for unborn after lawmakers advance pro-abortion bills

Apr 12, 2024 / 15:00 pm

Lawmakers on Friday advanced four pro-abortion bills to be considered by a special committee in the Sejm, which is Poland’s lower legislative body.

El Paso bishop criticizes Texas border efforts, laments ‘anti-immigrant’ rhetoric

Apr 12, 2024 / 07:00 am

During an immigration policy conference, El Paso Bishop Mark Seitz criticized a Texas law that increases the state’s role in deterring illegal immigration.

Idaho teen arrested for plot to attack churches, kill Christians for ISIS

Apr 9, 2024 / 13:30 pm

The teenager landed on the FBI’s radar when he tried to provide financial support to foreign terrorist organizations, including ISIS, when he was 17 years old.

Biden campaign: Trump ‘scrambling’ on abortion amid policy announcement

Apr 8, 2024 / 16:50 pm

“There is nothing more un-American than having our personal freedoms taken away. And that is what Donald Trump has done,” a Biden statement said.

Vatican document on human dignity condemns gender transition, surrogacy, abortion

Apr 8, 2024 / 09:15 am

In the declaration, the Dicastery for the Doctrine of the Faith cautions against threats to human dignity that begin at the moment of conception.

Study from Netherlands: Most children outgrow transgender inclinations

Apr 8, 2024 / 06:00 am

The 15-year study, which was conducted by researchers at the Netherlands’ University of Groningen, tracked the gender unhappiness rates of 2,772 study participants.

Communion wafers found discarded in parking lot of West Virginia church after Easter Mass

Apr 5, 2024 / 14:45 pm

Father Timothy Grassi of St. Peter’s Roman Catholic Church said he suspects the action was “a way for [someone] to make a statement in some way.”