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Republican presidential candidate former President Donald Trump pumps his fist as he is rushed offstage during a rally on July 13, 2024, in Butler, Pennsylvania.

Catholics leaders react after shooting at former president Donald Trump rally in Pennsylvania

Jul 13, 2024

By Shannon Mullen

Catholic ecclesial and political leaders across the U.S. offered their prayers for Donald Trump after an apparent attempted assassination of... Read more

Republican presidential candidate former President Donald Trump is surrounded by U.S. Secret Service agents at a campaign rally, Saturday, July 13, 2024, in Butler, Pennsylvania.

BREAKING: Trump injured at Pennsylvania rally in alleged assassination attempt; shooter, rally attendee dead

Jul 13, 2024

By Matt McDonald

“The former president is safe,” the U.S. Secret Service said in a written statement that did not say whether Trump... Read more

“To be very clear: we are not seeking to cover up the sins of the past,” Seattle Archbishop Paul Etienne emphasized. “We acknowledge that sexual abuse occurred; it is tragic and heartbreaking. We want abusers to be held accountable and we wish to dispel the fear that clergy sexual abuse is rampant today." Image of Saint James Cathedral in Seattle.

Washington judge denies state attorney general’s subpoena against Seattle Archdiocese

Jul 13, 2024

By Daniel Payne

The attorney general’s office claimed in May that the Seattle Archdiocese “refused to cooperate” with a subpoena investigating the use... Read more

Image from the 2023 29th anniversary celebration of the Confraternity of the Lord of Miracles in the Diocese of Palm Beach, Florida.

Confraternity of the Lord of Miracles to celebrate 30 years in U.S.

Jul 13, 2024

By Walter Sánchez Silva

The confraternity was formed 1994 as an initiative of a Spanish priest who encouraged Peruvians to begin the apostolate at... Read more

Kathleen Anderson holds a photo of the woman whose heart was donated and transplanted into her. Anderson still keeps in contact with the woman’s family.

After needing a heart transplant, one woman’s rehabilitation became spiritual

Jul 13, 2024

By Theresa Cisneros

“My purpose is to reach out and to let people know what God did for me, what Jesus did for... Read more

A reliquary containing Blessed Carlo Acutis’ relic at a Mass at St. Dominic Parish in Brick, New Jersey, Oct. 1, 2023.

Relics of Carlo Acutis and 6 saints coming to National Eucharistic Congress

Jul 13, 2024

By Courtney Mares

Relics of Carlo Acutis, Elizabeth Ann Seton, Juan Diego, and other saints can be venerated at the National Eucharistic Congress... 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

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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

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

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

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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

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

Abortion supporters celebrate as petitions for the abortion amendment arrive at the Arkansas Capitol Building on July 5, 2024. On Wednesday, July 10, Arkansas Secretary of State John Thurston rejected a pro-abortion group’s request to add a far-reaching abortion amendment proposal to the November 2024 ballot.

Pro-life roundup: Arkansas abortion amendment disqualified

Jul 11, 2024

By Peter Pinedo

Here’s a roundup of abortion-related developments that took place in the U.S. this week. Read more

The Mass was celebrated at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York.

20,000 attend Mass marking 50th anniversary of the Neocatechumenal Way in U.S.

Jul 11, 2024

By Walter Sánchez Silva

The Eucharist was celebrated by the apostolic nuncio to the U.S., Cardinal Christophe Pierre, and held at the Barclays Center... Read more

Rosary Cathedral in Toledo, Ohio.

Diocese of Toledo to pay $1 million to three priest sex abuse victims

Jul 11, 2024

By Daniel Payne

The Diocese of Toledo will pay out a seven-figure sum to three victims of priest sexual abuse after agreeing to... Read more

St. Stanislaus Catholic Church in Wardsville, Missouri.

Missouri priest pleads guilty to $300,000 theft from parish 

Jul 11, 2024

By Daniel Payne

Father Ignazio Medina admitted to “transporting stolen property across state lines” after a federal investigation. Read more

Knights of Columbus Supreme Knight Patrick Kelly speaks with EWTN News President and COO Montse Alvarado on Thursday, July 11, 2024, regarding the organization's decision to cover mosaics by the accused abuser Father Marko Rupnik in chapels in Washington, D.C., and Connecticut.

Knights of Columbus to cover Rupnik art in DC and Connecticut

Jul 11, 2024

By Hannah Brockhaus

The 2.1-million member lay Catholic men’s group said July 11 it would use fabric to cover the floor-to-ceiling mosaics in... Read more

Father Mike Schmitz is the host of "The Bible in a Year" podcast produced by Ascension.

‘The Bible in 10 Minutes’ becomes Father Mike Schmitz’s most viral video in first 24 hours

Jul 11, 2024

By Gigi Duncan

Released on July 9, the video had amassed over 598,000 views just two days later. 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

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As marriage rates continue to plunge, how can the Church get more people to the altar?

Jul 11, 2024

By Daniel Payne

Catholic marriage rates dropped by about 70% between 1969 and 2019, according to data from Georgetown’s Center for Applied Research... Read more