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5 small Catholic business to help you finish your Christmas shopping

Dec 5, 2021

By Francesca Pollio

With Christmas quickly approaching, you may still need that perfect gift for that special someone on your list. We’ve compiled... Read more

Anna Del Duca (right) and her daughter, Frances, traveled from Pittsburgh to attend a pro-life rally outside the U.S. Supreme Court on Dec. 1, 2021, in conjunction with oral arguments for the Dobbs v. Jackson Women's Health Organization abortion case.

Pro-life legal experts say they're encouraged by justices' questions in Dobbs abortion case

Three legal experts are expressing optimism for a pro-life victory in the U.S. Supreme Court case Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s... Read more

Theodore McCarrick arrives at Dedham District Court on Friday morning, Sept. 3 for his 9 a.m. arraignment

Report: Hundreds of sex abuse lawsuits filed against New Jersey Catholic priests during 2-year window

Dec 3, 2021

By Joe Bukuras

At least 820 sex abuse lawsuits have been filed against New Jersey’s Catholic dioceses and religious orders in the past... Read more

Archbishop Samuel Aquila of Denver says a Mass of diaconal ordination in 2020.

Archbishop Aquila urges Catholics to 're-acquire a biblical worldview' this Advent

Dec 3, 2021

By Jonah McKeown

In a pastoral note for Advent, Archbishop Samuel Aquila of Denver urged Catholics to seek a way of seeing the... Read more

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Benedictine nuns in Missouri honor Christ the King with new album

Dec 3, 2021

By Carl Bunderson

After the harrowing experience of shootings at their abbey in rural Missouri, the Benedictines of Mary, Queen of Apostles resolved... Read more

Keara Brown, originally from Columbus, Ohio, came with her Washington, D.C. team from pro-life group Live Action. They attended the pro-life rally outside the U.S. Supreme Court on Dec. 1, 2021.

15 photos from outside the Supreme Court during the Dobbs abortion case

Dec 2, 2021

By Katie Yoder

Here’s what it looked like outside of the Supreme Court: Read more

Fr. Bako Francis Awesuh, who was held captive for more than a month by Fulani herdsmen in Nigeria's Kaduna state earlier this year.

'Come to our rescue': Nigerian priest to international community after month of captivity

Dec 2, 2021

By ACI Africa

A Nigerian priest who spent more than a month in captivity following his abduction earlier this year has called on... Read more

Thousands of pro-life advocates gathered outside the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington, D.C., on Dec. 1, 2021, in conjunction with oral arguments in the Dobbs v. Jackson Women's Health Organization abortion case.

Dobbs Day: Here's what it was like at the rallies outside the Supreme Court

Dec 2, 2021

By Katie Yoder

Thousands rallied outside the U.S. Supreme Court Dec. 1 before, during, and after the oral arguments in the Dobbs v.... Read more

U.S. President Joe Biden arrives at the Vatican to meet Pope Francis Oct. 29, 2021

Pro-life leaders react to President Joe Biden's statements about Dobbs abortion case

Dec 1, 2021

By CNA Staff

President Joe Biden reaffirmed his support of Roe v. Wade on Wednesday, in response to a question about the Dobbs... Read more

Supreme Court nominee Judge Amy Coney Barrett testifies during her confirmation hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Oct. 13, 2020.

Dobbs v. Jackson: What did Roberts, Kavanaugh, and Barrett say?

Dec 1, 2021

By Jonah McKeown

As the wait begins for a decision in the Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization abortion case, close attention will... Read more

Pro-life advocates at the 45th annual March for Life in Washington, D.C., Jan. 19, 2018.

Pro-life leaders, legal experts speak out after Dobbs arguments at US Supreme Court

Dec 1, 2021

By Autumn Jones

On Wednesday, the U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments in the case Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization, concerning Mississippi’s... Read more

Ultrasound of a baby in the womb.

Physician blasts Justice Sonia Sotomayor for 'dead brain people' comment about fetal pain

Dec 1, 2021

By Alejandro Bermudez

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor drew criticism from an accomplished physician for comments that appeared to draw a comparison... Read more

Pro-life advocates demonstrate in front of the US Supreme Court in Washington, DC, on December 1, 2021. - The justices weigh whether to uphold a Mississippi law that bans abortion after 15 weeks and overrule the 1973 Roe v. Wade decision.

Notable moments from the Supreme Court arguments over Mississippi abortion law

Dec 1, 2021

By Christine Rousselle

Oral arguments in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization have concluded. The U.S. Supreme Court heard arguments about the constitutionality... Read more

Students from Liberty University pray in front of the U.S. Supreme Court during oral arguments in the Dobbs v. Jackson Women's Health Organization abortion case on Dec. 1, 2021.

One 'core' issue may decide the Dobbs abortion case. Here's why

Dec 1, 2021

By Shannon Mullen

The U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments about the constitutionality of Mississippi’s 15-week state abortion ban Wednesday, a high-stakes test... Read more

Archbishop Joseph Naumann of Kansas City in Kansas, outgoing chair of the USCCB’s Committee on Pro-Life Activities, presents pro-life initiative Walking with Moms in Need to the U.S. bishops in Baltimore, Nov. 17, 2021.

US bishops respond to Supreme Court arguments in Dobbs v Jackson

Dec 1, 2021

By Autumn Jones

Catholic leaders offered statements and prayers leading up to and following the oral arguments in the case Dobbs v. Jackson... Read more

Stuffed bears sit at a makeshift memorial outside of Oxford High School on December 01, 2021 in Oxford, Michigan. Yesterday, four students were killed and seven injured when a gunman opened fire on students at the school. A 15-year-old sophomore, believed to be the only gunman, is in custody,

Detroit archbishop 'heartbroken' over Michigan school shooting

Dec 1, 2021

By Joe Bukuras

Archbishop Allen Vigneron of Detroit said he was “heartbroken” on Tuesday after hearing of the “horrific tragedy” of school shooting... Read more

The exterior of the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington, D.C.

How to listen to Supreme Court oral arguments in Dobbs abortion case

Dec 1, 2021

By CNA Staff

The U.S. Supreme Court will hear arguments today, Wednesday, Dec. 1, in the case Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization.... Read more

Groups gathered outside the Supreme Court on Wednesday, Dec. 1, ahead of oral arguments in the case Dobbs v. Jackson Women's Health.

Highlights from the Supreme Court's oral arguments in Dobbs v. Jackson Women's Health

Dec 1, 2021

By Christine Rousselle

Activists from both sides of the abortion issue gathered on Wednesday morning outside of the Supreme Court. Read more

Former US Vice President Mike Pence speaks at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C., Nov. 30, 2021.

Mike Pence calls on Supreme Court to overturn Roe v Wade

Nov 30, 2021

By Katie Yoder

Former vice president Mike Pence is calling on the U.S. Supreme Court to overturn Roe v. Wade, the 1973 ruling... Read more

Alumni of Loyola Marymount University have launched a petition drive calling for the Los Angeles-area Catholic school to stop encouraging students to use preferred pronouns tied to their gender identity.

New Loyola Marymount alumni petition targets use of preferred pronouns

Nov 30, 2021

By Joe Bukuras

After learning that students at Loyola Marymount University were allegedly being required to include their preferred pronouns on class assignments... Read more