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Pope Francis travels between the conference center and Unità d’Italia Square in Trieste, Italy, with a golf cart during his pastoral visit to the northern Italian city on July 7, 2024. In Trieste, the pope addressed around 1,200 participants in a Catholic conference on democracy for the annual Social Week of Catholics.

Gun found in abandoned suitcase before papal visit to Trieste, Italy

Jul 12, 2024

By Almudena Martínez-Bordiú

According to Italian press, less than 24 hours after the pope’s arrival, the police discovered a Czech-made semiautomatic pistol inside... Read more

Father Marko Rupnik, SJ.

Take down his art or not: Who is alleged serial abuser Father Marko Rupnik?

Father Marko Ivan Rupnik is a former Jesuit priest whose artwork decorates Catholic churches, chapels, and shrines around the world. Read more

Michigan State Capitol Building in Lansing, Michigan.

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

Jul 16, 2024

By Kate Quiñones

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

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Appeals court refuses to reinstate Oklahoma federal grants in abortion referral dispute

Jul 16, 2024

By Daniel Payne

The state in November filed a lawsuit against the HHS after the Biden administration suspended “millions of dollars” in Title... Read more

Archbishop Gustavo García-Siller of San Antonio blesses matachine dancers during a celebration on the feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe. He believes that Hispanics — immigrants especially — will help bring new life into the Church.

Is Catholicism dying out among U.S. Hispanics? Latino Catholics weigh in

Jul 15, 2024

By Peter Pinedo

The future of the Hispanic Catholic Church in the United States is being called into question as reports indicate Latinos,... Read more

Capella di Santa Rosa, St. Rosalia's Chapel inside of the Palermo Cathedral, Basilica Cattedrale Metropolitana Primaziale della Santa Vergine Maria Assunta in Sicily, Itay. May 5, 2022.

Sicilian city celebrates 400th year of feast of St. Rosalia

Jul 15, 2024

By Hannah Brockhaus

The July 15 feast marks when tradition holds the hermit girl’s remains were rediscovered in a cave close to Palermo... Read more

Christina Wheatley, a cancer survivor, in front of St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church in Indianapolis, where a welcome Mass was held July 16, 2024, to kick off the National Eucharistic Congress.

From cancer to healing: A pilgrim’s journey to the National Eucharistic Congress

Jul 16, 2024

By Zelda Caldwell

Christina Wheatley is one of the 50,000-some pilgrims expected to attend the congress taking place from July 17–21 in Indianapolis. Read more

A tapestry of Blessed Louis and Zelie Martin, parents of St. Therese of Lisieux, hangs in St. Peter’s Square at the Vatican on Oct. 16, 2015, in preparation for their canonization.

Church-builders Louis and Zélie Martin: St. Thérèse’s incomparable parents

Jul 12, 2024

By Father Roger Landry

July 12 was chosen as the feast of Louis and Zélie Martin because it was on this day in 1858... Read more

“Beyond Dobbs” panelists at the 2024 National Conservatism Conference on July 10, 2024, in Washington, D.C., included, left to right: Emma Waters, senior research associate at The Heritage Foundation; Mary Margaret Olohan, author and journalist at The Daily Signal; Tom McClusky, conservative policy strategist; Chad Pecknold, professor of systematic theology at The Catholic University of America; and Katy Talento, CEO of AllBetter Health.

‘Worst platform I’ve ever seen’: Conservatives slam Republicans for softening pro-life stance

Jul 11, 2024

By Peter Pinedo

The National Conservatism Conference’s panel “Beyond Dobbs” focused on the political landscape in the post-Roe v. Wade era. Read more

Speakers at the panel discussion "Separation of Church and State Has Failed" at the National Conservatism Conference in Washington, D.C., July 9, 2024.

At Conservatism Conference, panel challenges philosophy of church-state separation

Jul 12, 2024

By Tyler Arnold

“A good society educates the young to look above … and not just below,” R.R. Reno, the editor of the... Read more

This photo taken on Jan. 15, 2024, shows a Chinese flag fluttering below a cross on a Christian church in Pingtan in China’s southeast Fujian province.

Top Catholic app reportedly removed from app store in China

Jul 16, 2024

By Jonah McKeown

Alex Jones, Hallow’s founder, posted on social media Monday afternoon that the app “just got kicked out of the App... Read more

An empty street as Hurricane Beryl hit Kingston, Jamaica, on July 3, 2024. Beryl caused widespread damage in several island nations as it crossed the Caribbean and then hit the city of Houston.

Catholic Relief Services mobilizes supplies after hurricane ‘rips through’ Caribbean

Jul 12, 2024

By Daniel Payne

CRS said in a press release that it was partnering with aid workers in the Caribbean to respond to the... Read more

Paul Eckloff, a 23-year veteran of the Secret Service who served in the Presidential Protective Division during the George W. Bush, Obama, and Trump administrations, speaks with “EWTN News Nightly” anchor Tracy Sabol on July 15, 2024. 

Former Secret Service agent: Attack on Trump shows ‘It’s a very dangerous world’

Jul 16, 2024

By Adriana Azarian

“I assure you, every vulnerability was known, and there were mitigative measures put in place,” said Paul Eckloff, a 23-year... Read more

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House Democrats ask accountability office to investigate pregnancy center funding

Jul 12, 2024

By Tyler Arnold

Rep. Jamie Raskin and Rep. Maxwell Frost requested the government watchdog conduct a study showing how much federal funding pregnancy... Read more

The Church of the Holy Sepulcher in Jerusalem.

Crusader treasure unveiled: Medieval altar found in Jerusalem’s Holy Sepulcher

Jul 17, 2024

By AC Wimmer

The groundbreaking discovery sheds new light on Crusader history, medieval Christian art, and the enduring significance of one of Christianity’s... Read more

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Suspect charged with felony hate crime after beheading statue of Jesus at New York parish

Jul 16, 2024

By Daniel Payne

This incident is one of numerous acts of vandalism against Catholic churches and other faith organizations in recent months and... Read more

Pope Francis meets with Metropolitan Anthony of Volokolamsk at the Vatican on Aug. 5, 2022.

Pope Francis meets Russian Orthodox Church’s ‘foreign minister’ at the Vatican

Jul 12, 2024

By Courtney Mares

The pope met Russian Orthodox Metropolitan Anthony at the Vatican, the head of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church... Read more

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U.S. military disavows presentation that described National Right to Life as ‘terrorist group’ 

Jul 12, 2024

By Daniel Payne

A photo circulating on social media this week purported to show a PowerPoint slide as part of a presentation delivered... Read more

A handful of LOFRON resolution members stand outside of the Cathedral of St. Mary of the Assumption in Trenton, New Jersey. It was here where they recited the Prayer of Consecration of America to the Immaculate Heart of Mary on July 4, 2022.

More than 100 years after Fátima, New Jersey Knights of Columbus promotes similar message

Jul 13, 2024

By Gigi Duncan

The “Living Our Faith to Restore Our Nation” resolution was officially approved this past March by the Knights of Columbus... Read more

Heads of state pose for a group photo during the NATO 75th anniversary celebratory event at the Andrew Mellon Auditorium on July 9, 2024, in Washington, D.C.

Analysis: NATO summit highlights divergent views on European defense, future

Jul 12, 2024

By AC Wimmer

The NATO summit, held July 10–11 in Washington, D.C., marked the 75th anniversary of the world’s most powerful military alliance. Read more