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What is the Catholic Church’s position on IVF?

Feb 28, 2024

By Peter Pinedo

While the Church encourages certain fertility treatments for couples struggling to have children, the use of IVF is contrary to... Read more

Psychologist and author Dr. Jordan Peterson was interviewed by EWTN's Colm Flynn on Feb. 11, 2024.

Jordan Peterson discusses wife's 'miraculous' recovery from cancer and her embrace of Catholicism

Feb 28, 2024

By Kate Quiñones

In an interview with EWTN News, renowned psychologist and author Dr. Jordan Peterson shared his perspective on his wife’s “miraculous”... Read more

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Alabama Republicans introduce bills that would let IVF clinics destroy human embryos

Feb 28, 2024

By Tyler Arnold

The proposed legislation would providing clinics immunity from criminal prosecution and civil litigation when providing IVF services. Read more

Texas Right to Life President John Seago speaks to ENN Anchor Tracy Sabol on Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2024

Pro-lifers hold prayer rally in response to ‘satanic’ statue at University of Houston

Feb 28, 2024

By Kate Quiñones

The 18-foot tall golden statue, titled “Witness” by artist Shahzia Sikander, depicts a woman with braids twisted in the shape... Read more

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Republicans embrace IVF despite the destruction of human embryos

Feb 28, 2024

By Tyler Arnold

The National Republican Senatorial Committee, the Congressional Leadership Fund (which is the main House Republican political action committee), and former... Read more

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Ex-priest sentenced to 15 months in prison for molestation of minor with cancer

Feb 28, 2024

By Daniel Payne

The judge condemned the sexual assault of a child and said the laicized priest took advantage of the family’s need... Read more

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Prosecutor vows to try ‘on a gurney’ 92-year-old Louisiana priest accused of rape

Feb 27, 2024

By Daniel Payne

Lawrence Hecker was indicted on charges of aggravated rape, aggravated kidnapping, an aggravated crime against nature, and theft in September... Read more

Raymond Leo Cardinal Burke during the Solemnity of Sts. Peter and Paul in St. Peter's Basilica in Vatican City, June 29, 2019.

Cardinal Burke promotes 9-month novena to pray for the Church amid ‘forces of sin’

Feb 27, 2024

By Jonah McKeown

The American cardinal, who founded the Shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe in Wisconsin, announced the prayer initiative in a... Read more

"A Fundamental Difference?" was the title of a conversation about generative artificial intelligence at the 2024 New York Encounter. From left to right are Indiana University’s Davide Bolchini, Jon Stokes of Symbolic AI, and journalist Jennifer Strong.

The AI dilemma: job loss, hallucinations, and virtual girlfriends

Feb 27, 2024

By Zelda Caldwell

At the New York Encounter, recently held in Manhattan, panelists spoke about the challenges — and benefits — of artificial... Read more

Students from St. Anthony Catholic School in Oakland, California, visit the Cathedral of Christ the Light in Oakland.

Two San Francisco Bay Catholic schools to close over security and other concerns

Feb 27, 2024

By Diego Lopez Marina

In addition to security issues, the Diocese of Oakland said the reasons for the closings include the presence of human... Read more

Lisieux House ladies holding up a picture of St. Therese of Lisieux from a feast day celebration they had in her honor.

Lisieux House: Convent turned young adult community celebrates 10 years 

Feb 27, 2024

By Kate Quiñones

A small community of young adult women in Seattle has brought life back into an old convent for nearly a... Read more

Bishop Abdallah Elias Zaidan of the Eparchy of Our Lady of Lebanon of Los Angeles serves as chairman of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops’ Committee on International Justice and Peace.

Leading bishop urges U.S. to send humanitarian aid to Ukraine, two years into war

Feb 26, 2024

By Jonah McKeown

Bishop A. Elias Zaidan said Ukraine’s “schools, hospitals, apartments, and basic infrastructure supplying power have been hit by missiles” and... Read more

Former president Donald Trump and President Joe Biden.

Here’s what Trump, Biden, and the Catholic Church are saying about IVF

Feb 26, 2024

By Peter Pinedo

As the U.S. bishops have pointed out, many Catholics may not be aware that the Catholic Church forbids the use... Read more

Ivan Cantu is scheduled to be executed by the state of Texas on Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2024.

Texas death row inmate to be executed in days as Catholics call for clemency

Feb 26, 2024

By Daniel Payne

Texas has scheduled the execution of Ivan Cantu for Wednesday, Feb. 28. Cantu was convicted for a double murder that... Read more

Supporters of former US President and 2024 presidential hopeful Donald Trump attend the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in National Harbor, Maryland, on February 24, 2024.

Faith inspires many at CPAC, including numerous Catholic speakers

Feb 24, 2024

By Tyler Arnold

Faith-based convictions were highlighted by numerous Catholic and other Christian participants at the 2024 Conservative Political Action Conference. Read more

Beer lovers gather at the release of the "40 Days" beer brewed by Breaker Brewing and the Diocese of Scranton.

Beer for Lent? The Diocese of Scranton’s ‘40 Days’ brew helps feed the homeless

Feb 24, 2024

By Daniel Payne

The Diocese of Scranton, Pennsylvania, has launched a beer collaboration with a local brewery to support its anti-hunger programs for... Read more

Stanton Healthcare CEO Brandi Swindell and Concerned Women for America President Penny Nance speak at the 2024 Conservative Political Action Conference.

CPAC speakers urge lawmakers to embrace life, end coerced abortions

Feb 24, 2024

By Tyler Arnold

Pro-life speakers at the 2024 Conservative Political Action Conference are urging candidates for public office to embrace the issue of... Read more

The National Eucharistic Revival recleased a detailed map of the upcoming pilgrimage routes ahead of the National Eucharistic Congress.

National Eucharistic Pilgrimage: When is it passing through your town?

Feb 23, 2024

By Peter Pinedo

The stops, which were announced by organizers on Thursday, include shrines, cathedrals, parishes, cultural sites, and parks.   Read more

Technician does control check of the in vitro fertilization process using a microscope.

After Alabama Supreme Court’s embryo personhood ruling, what comes next?

Feb 23, 2024

By Daniel Payne

The state Supreme Court ruled that frozen human embryos constitute children under state statute, a decision that could have wide-reaching... Read more

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CPAC speakers stress the role of faith in healing from sex trafficking

Feb 23, 2024

By Tyler Arnold

A shelter for victims of sex trafficking tells women: “You’re the apple of God’s eye, he only made one of... Read more