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Carl Anderson, former Supreme Knight of the Knights of Columbus, at the Pontifical University of Saint Thomas Aquinas in Rome, March 17, 2022.

Read Carl Anderson's commencement address at Thomas Aquinas College

May 16, 2022

By CNA Staff

In his address to the graduates of Thomas Aquinas College on Saturday, Carl Anderson, former head of the Knights of... Read more

Cardinal James Francis Stafford, Major Penitentiary Emeritus of the Apostolic Penitentiary, in December 2021.

Cardinal Stafford urges a rediscovery of the Liturgy of the Hours

May 16, 2022

By Jonah McKeown

What does it mean to pray “ceaselessly”? Read more

U.S. Capitol viewed through the columns of the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington, D.C.

Roe v. Wade: No decision today in Dobbs abortion case

May 16, 2022

By Katie Yoder

The Supreme Court’s first “opinion issuance day” since the leak of a draft opinion that suggests justices will overturn Roe... Read more

olice on scene at a Tops Friendly Market on May 14, 2022 in Buffalo, New York. According to reports, at least 10 people were killed after a mass shooting at the store with the shooter in police custody.

Bishop condemns 'abhorrently evil' slaying of 10 at Buffalo supermarket

May 15, 2022

By CNA Staff

Ten people were killed and three others injured Saturday when a teenage gunman opened fire with an assault rifle at... Read more

The tabernacle belonging to St. Bartholomew the Apostle Catholic Church in Katy, Texas, was stolen May 8, 2022.

Arrest made in Texas church theft, though tabernacle remains missing

May 14, 2022

By CNA Staff

A suspect has been charged with burglary in connection with the theft of a tabernacle from a parish church in... Read more

Hong Kong media tycoon and Apple Daily founder Jimmy Lai.

Catholic University awards honorary degree to imprisoned human rights advocate Jimmy Lai

May 14, 2022

By CNA Staff

The Catholic University of America on Saturday awarded an honorary degree to imprisoned Hong Kong human rights advocate Jimmy Lai.... Read more

Altar boys swing incense in a procession in Cologne, Germany.

TLM altar boys implore cardinal: Consider our love for Latin Mass

May 14, 2022

By Joe Bukuras

Six Latin Mass altar servers in a Washington, D.C. parish have written an impassioned letter to the Archbishop of Washington,... Read more

Security fencing was erected outside the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington, D.C., after the leak of a preliminary draft opinion in a pivotal abortion case that could decide the fate of the Roe v. Wade ruling in 1973 that legalized abortion nationwide.

Roe v. Wade: Could the Supreme Court's decision in Dobbs case come Monday?

May 14, 2022

By Katie Yoder

The Supreme Court’s scheduled release of one or more opinions on May 16 is fueling speculation that it may issue... Read more

Capitol police placed fencing in front of the U.S. Supreme Court on Dec. 1, 2021, during oral arguments in Dobbs v. Jackson Women's Health Organization, in an attempt to separate rallies by abortion supports and pro-lifers.

What is Roe v Wade? Six things to know.

May 13, 2022

By Jonah McKeown

What exactly is Roe v. Wade, and why does it matter whether it's overturned? Read more

Father Jacques Fabre-Jeune, who will be consecrated and installed as Bishop of Charleston May 13, 2022.

Charleston's new bishop will draw on experiences with diverse cultures

May 12, 2022

By Jonah McKeown

The bishop-elect of Charleston is set to become the first Black bishop in the diocese’s 200-year history when he is... 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.

Catholic, pro-life leaders say women shouldn't be punished for abortions

May 12, 2022

By Katie Yoder

"We state unequivocally that any measure seeking to criminalize or or punish women is not pro-life and we stand firmly... Read more

U.S. Capitol Building, Washington, D.C.

Senate again rejects sweeping federal abortion bill. Bishops relieved, Biden adamant.

May 11, 2022

By Kevin J. Jones

An expansive abortion bill that would declare abortion a human right, undercut existing state pro-life laws, and force objecting doctors... Read more

Sen. Tim Scott (R-S.C.) speaks during a U.S. Senate committee hearing May 11, 2022.

Senator Tim Scott responds to claim that abortion helps low-income Black women

May 11, 2022

By Katie Yoder

When Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen claimed that abortion economically helps women — including low-income, Black women — one senator challenged... Read more

The Cathedral Basilica of the Immaculate Conception in Mobile, Ala., consecrated by Bishop Michael Portier in 1850.

Documentary chronicles Bishop Michael Portier,  the 'Servant of the South'

May 11, 2022

By Jonah McKeown

A new documentary chronicles the life of Bishop Michael Portier, the first Bishop of Mobile and a giant in the... Read more

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US Senate's vote on radical abortion bill: Here's what to know

May 11, 2022

By Katie Yoder

The U.S. Senate voted Wednesday on whether to move forward with what pro-life leaders describe as “The Abortion on Demand... Read more

United States Supreme Court.

Politico: Supreme Court abortion draft still the only one being circulated

May 11, 2022

By CNA Staff

In a new report, the news organization that first published a draft opinion that would overturn Roe v. Wade says... Read more

Vandalism at St. John XXIII parish in Fort Collins, Colo., May 7, 2022.

Catholics under attack: Incidents since SCOTUS draft abortion decision, by state

May 10, 2022

By CNA Staff

Here is a list of acts of vandalism and other provocations against Catholic churches and pro-life groups since the May... Read more

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US bishops urge fasting and prayer in response to pro-abortion threats

May 10, 2022

By Jonah McKeown

In response to threats of violence from pro-abortion activists, the U.S. bishops’ conference is inviting Catholics around the country to... Read more

Chicago mayor Lori Lightfoot leads the city's Pride Parade as Grand Marshal, June 30, 2019.

Roe v. Wade: Pro-life leaders react to Chicago mayor's 'incendiary' call to arms

May 10, 2022

By Katie Yoder

Catholic and pro-life leaders are condemning the Chicago’s mayor’s “call to arms” in response to the leaked Supreme Court draft... Read more

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New violence: Oregon Right to Life office set on fire

May 10, 2022

By CNA Staff

The offices of a pro-life group in Salem, Oregon, were set on fire Sunday night, the latest in a wave... Read more