Kate Quiñones

Kate Quiñones

Kate Quiñones is a staff writer for Catholic News Agency and a fellow of the College Fix. She has been published by the Wall Street Journal, the Denver Catholic Register, and CatholicVote, and she graduated from Hillsdale College. She lives in Colorado with her husband.

Articles by Kate Quiñones

New Zealand commission finds Church guilty of ‘inadequate’ responses to abuse and neglect

Jul 24, 2024 / 16:32 pm

The abuse commission conducted its study over six years. It is notably the most wide-ranging investigation into abuse and neglect undertaken worldwide.

Christian watchdog calls on U.S. to recognize persecution of Christians in Nigeria

Jul 23, 2024 / 15:45 pm

“The outcry of Nigerian Christians is falling on deaf ears. It is time for the United States to answer their call for help,” International Christian Concern said.

5 things to know about St. Bridget of Sweden, mystic and mother

Jul 23, 2024 / 04:00 am

On July 23, the Catholic Church celebrates the feast day of St. Bridget of Sweden, a mystic of the Middle Ages who was a wife and mother of eight.

Federal court rules in favor of Colorado church blocked from running homeless shelter

Jul 22, 2024 / 14:45 pm

Town officials had blocked the ministry, saying that housing people on church grounds violated zoning laws.

Church leaders praise Pakistan amendment raising legal age for marriage of Christians

Jul 22, 2024 / 12:37 pm

Pakistan’s National Assembly unanimously approved the raising of the minimum legal age for marriage to 18 earlier this month.

Oklahoma orders school board to rescind Catholic charter contract after court ruling

Jul 18, 2024 / 14:56 pm

St. Isidore of Seville Catholic Virtual School would have been the first religious charter school in the nation, but in late June the state Supreme Court ruled against it.

California parents sue governor over law banning notification of student gender identity

Jul 17, 2024 / 13:20 pm

Nine parents, with the legal aid of the Texas-based nonprofit Liberty Justice Center, on Tuesday filed Chino Valley Unified School District v. Newsom. 

Catholic counselors sue Michigan over therapy restrictions for trans-identifying kids

Jul 16, 2024 / 15:50 pm

The Michigan law, HB 4616, directs that mental health professionals “shall not engage in conversion therapy with a minor.”

Pennsylvania bishop on Trump assassination attempt: ‘Pray for each other’

Jul 16, 2024 / 10:35 am

Bishop David Zubik of Pittsburgh said the violence is a cause for personal examinations of conscience, noting that the event shows the effect of “inflammatory rhetoric.”

Colorado parishes to appeal ruling in dispute over universal preschool program

Jul 10, 2024 / 14:27 pm

The schools are unable to participate in the preschool program and uphold their religious beliefs, lawyers argue.

Catholic school files claim after Wisconsin school district refuses to sell vacant building

Jul 10, 2024 / 06:00 am

A Catholic school has taken legal action after a Wisconsin school district refused to sell them an elementary school building that has sat empty for two years. 

Oklahoma Catholic charter school to appeal to Supreme Court in public funding dispute

Jul 9, 2024 / 13:02 pm

St. Isidore of Seville Catholic Virtual School was set to launch in August as an online, tuition-free, Catholic K-12 charter school.

Catholic Charities responds to Hurricane Beryl power outages and flooding

Jul 8, 2024 / 19:15 pm

Hurricane Beryl made landfall as a Category 1 hurricane at about 4 a.m. local time Monday on the Gulf Coast of Texas.

Proposed Arkansas abortion ballot measure is ‘extreme,’ ‘unsafe,’ critics warn

Jul 8, 2024 / 14:50 pm

The ballot measure proposes an amendment that would enshrine abortion as a right in the state constitution for the first half of a pregnancy.

Wisconsin Catholics, bishop voice support for life as swing state wrestles with abortion

Jul 6, 2024 / 09:00 am

As the 2024 U.S. presidential election heats up, a Wisconsin bishop is calling on President Joe Biden to consider “the dignity of life.”

Kansas top court strikes down pro-life protections against dismemberment abortions

Jul 5, 2024 / 18:40 pm

The court overturned a 2015 ban of dilation and evacuation, or “D&E,” abortion, a procedure that is banned in more than 30 states.

Christians face ‘devastating’ persecution under Pakistani blasphemy laws, expert says

Jul 5, 2024 / 10:35 am

A court in Punjab recently sentenced Ehsan Shan to death for sharing “hateful content” against Muslims on social media. 

Cardinal calls for beatification, canonization of WWII heroine and nurse from Malaysia

Jul 4, 2024 / 10:00 am

Sybil Kathigasu is a heroine and lay martyr who protected information and housed and nursed local members of the anti-Japanese resistance. 

CUA to establish Hispanic ministry chair in honor of Cardinal Seán O’Malley 

Jul 4, 2024 / 08:00 am

The Cardinal Seán P. O’Malley Endowed Chair for Hispanic Ministry and Evangelization will reside in the School of Theology and Religious Studies. 

Perpetrators to be ‘held accountable’ after vandalism against pregnancy center

Jul 2, 2024 / 15:00 pm

Heartbeat of Miami has “reached a favorable settlement” with vandals who graffitied its property in June 2022, according to a June 28 press release.