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Terrisa Bukovinac speaks at a rally launching the The Progressive Anti-Abortion Uprising in Washington, D.C., Oct. 1, 2021.

Progressive pro-life group holds first rally outside US Supreme Court

Oct 1, 2021

By Christine Rousselle

A new pro-life organization aimed at mobilizing progressives and those on the political left launched Friday at a rally outside... Read more

Theodore McCarrick outside Dedham District Court, Friday, Sept. 4, 2021.

Judge: Newark archdiocese can be held liable for McCarrick's misconduct

Oct 1, 2021

By Jonah McKeown

A New Jersey federal judge ruled this week that the Archdiocese of Newark can be held financially responsible for the... Read more

Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer signs a FY 2022 state budget in Lansing, Mich., Sept. 29, 2021.

Michigan governor vetoes funding for abortion alternatives

Oct 1, 2021

By Jonah McKeown

Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer on Wednesday line-item vetoed about $16 million worth of funding for alternatives to abortion, drawing consternation... Read more

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Catholic school students ask court permanently to bar Vermont from excluding them from tuition program

Oct 1, 2021

By Joe Bukuras

A religious freedom law firm has filed a motion in federal court asking a judge to make permanent a preliminary... Read more

St. Joseph with the Infant Jesus, by Guido Reni

Learn from St Joseph’s respect for life, archbishop says

Oct 1, 2021

By Jonah McKeown

St. Joseph’s ‘faithful trust and courage” provide a powerful pro-life witness, a US bishop has said, marking the start of... Read more

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Massachusetts advocates: Assisted suicide disproportionately threatens the poor, disabled, minorities

Sep 30, 2021

By Christine Rousselle

Legalized assisted suicide in Massachusetts would disproportionately impact the poor, disabled, and communities of color, said a group of physicians... Read more

Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) at her weekly Capitol press briefing, Sept. 23, 2021

Counter Pelosi's abortion stand with roses and rosaries, Archbishop Cordileone says

Sep 30, 2021

By Kevin J. Jones

People should pray especially for House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s change of heart on abortion, Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone of San Francisco... Read more

Dale Recinella (C) accepts the Pontifical Academy for Life's Guardian of Life Award from Archbishop Vincenzo Paglia (L) and Cardinal Wim Eijk (R), Sept. 28, 2021.

Pontifical Academy for Life honors lay Florida death row chaplain

Sep 30, 2021

By Jonah McKeown

Dale Recinella, a Florida lawyer who has ministered to death row inmates for decades, was given an award honoring his... Read more

“We are here today to provide for him what was not provided for him 70 years ago, a Mass of Christian burial,” said Bishop Carl A. Kemme during the funeral Mass on Wednesday, Sept. 29, in Park City, Kansas. “And, though we are all praying for his intercession, we must nevertheless pray for his repose as we do for all the dead. This is our Christian duty as we bring him to his new place of rest.”

PHOTOS: POW Father Emil Kapaun honored, laid to rest in funeral Mass

Sep 30, 2021

By Autumn Jones

On Wednesday, the Diocese of Wichita held a funeral Mass and procession honoring Servant of God Emil Kapaun at the... Read more

Saint Junípero Serra.

St Junipero Serra's example will endure, archbishop says after California governor replaces statue

Sep 30, 2021

By Kevin J. Jones

St. Junipero Serra’s heroism did not change when California Gov. Gavin Newsom signed a bill to ensure that his statue... Read more

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Nuclear disarmament long overdue, Vatican diplomat tells UN

Sep 29, 2021

By Kevin J. Jones

Reluctant states should sign a treaty banning nuclear weapons, Vatican diplomat Archbishop Paul Gallagher told the United Nations on Tuesday.... Read more

Bishop Carl Kemme of Wichita performs the absolution over the coffin of Fr. Emil Kapaun after his funeral Mass at Hartman Arena in Park City, Kan., Sept. 29, 2021.

Father Kapaun imitated Christ's love 'throughout his ministry', bishop says at funeral Mass

Sep 29, 2021

By CNA Staff

During Wednesday's funeral Mass for Father Emil Kapaun, the Bishop of Wichita called the U.S. Army chaplain who died in... Read more

Vandalism at Sacred Heart of Mary parish in Boulder, Colo., Sept. 29, 2021.

Colorado parish church vandalized with pro-abortion graffiti

Sep 29, 2021

By Jonah McKeown

A Catholic parish in Boulder, Colorado, with a memorial to aborted babies on its front lawn was desecrated with pro-abortion... Read more

The Diocese of Wichita held a funeral vigil and rosary for Father Emil Kapaun on Tuesday, Sept. 28, at Hartman Arena in Park City, Kansas.

PHOTOS: Funeral vigil for Father Emil Kapaun

Sep 29, 2021

By Autumn Jones

On Tuesday, the Diocese of Wichita held a vigil and rosary for Servant of God Father Emil Kapaun, who died... Read more

Archbishop Jerome E. Listecki of Milwaukee.

Transgender students 'unknowingly' admitted to Catholic seminaries, archbishop warns

Sep 29, 2021

By Christine Rousselle, Joe Bukuras

Bishops should consider requiring DNA tests or physical examinations to ensure that all seminarians are biological men, said Archbishop Jerome... Read more

A coffin containing the remains of Fr. Emil Kapaun is taken to the front of St. John Nepomucene Church in Pilsen, Kan., Sept. 25, 2021.

Watch: Father Emil Kapaun's funeral Mass

Sep 29, 2021

By Autumn Jones

The Diocese of Wichita will hold a rosary and vigil for Servant of God Father Emil Kapaun on Tuesday, Sept.... Read more

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

Appeals court may wait to rule on Georgia abortion law until Dobbs is decided

Sep 28, 2021

By Christine Rousselle

A federal appeals court is holding off on deciding whether to continue to block a Georgia pro-life law until the... Read more

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EWTN, Relevant Radio, and Napa Institute announce joint rosary effort to end abortion

Sep 28, 2021

By CNA Staff

Michael P. Warsaw, Chief Executive Officer of EWTN, Fr. Francis Hoffman, Chief Executive Officer of Relevant Radio, and Tim Busch,... Read more

Pope Francis celebrates Mass in the Franso Hariri Stadium in Erbil, Iraq, March 7, 2021.

Christian and Muslim leaders: Pope Francis' Iraq trip still bearing good fruit, but more dialogue needed

Sep 28, 2021

By Jonah McKeown

Pope Francis’ March visit with Grand Ayatollah Ali Al-Sistani, a prominent Shiite Muslim cleric, has already helped to foster some... Read more

Cardinal Pietro Parolin, Vatican Secretary of State, speaks at a press conference in Rome, Sept. 28, 2017.

World needs action to back COVID vaccines and health care access, Cardinal Parolin tells UN

Sep 27, 2021

By Kevin J. Jones

The failure to provide health care access, testing, and vaccines during the COVID-19 pandemic deserves global scrutiny, Cardinal Pietro Parolin... Read more