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Pilgrims on the Juan Diego route of the National Eucharistic Pilgrimage process on a track in Georgia.

Where are the pilgrims now? National Eucharistic Pilgrimage makes its way to Indianapolis

Jun 28, 2024

By Jonah McKeown

“We have been through a lot, but we’re holding it together. And God has been really blessing us a lot ... Read more

President Joe Biden, right, listens as Republican presidential candidate former President Donald Trump speaks during a presidential debate hosted by CNN, Thursday, June 27, 2024, in Atlanta.

At first presidential debate, Biden and Trump spar on abortion, immigration

Jun 28, 2024

By Daniel Payne

The two candidates, who have yet to be nominated by their respective parties, took to the stage in Atlanta to... Read more

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50th baby saved thanks to ‘safe haven’ boxes in U.S.

Jun 28, 2024

By Diego López Marina

With the rescue of this baby, the U.S.-based pro-life organization counts a total of 50 newborns saved since the first... Read more

Graduates process across the historic St. Mary’s University campus in San Antonio toward their commencement ceremony in 2018.

Catholic university grads report high levels of fulfillment, moral thinking, survey finds

Jun 28, 2024

By Kate Quiñones

The study found that in areas such as life goals, graduates of Catholic universities and colleges had more of a... Read more

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Montana judge strikes down law defining ‘sex’ as ‘male and female’ 

Jun 27, 2024

By Matt McDonald

The law defines “male” as a “a member of the human species” who has XY chromosomes. It defines “female” as... Read more

Sisters of Life attend a dedication ceremony for the ultrasound machine donated by the Knights of Columbus to the First Choice Women's Resource Center in New Brunswick, New Jersey.

Knights of Columbus announce charity fund has surpassed $100 million in grants

Jun 27, 2024

By Daniel Payne

The fund “has crossed a significant milestone” in surpassing the six-figure mark, the organization said in a press release this... Read more

Teresa Larkin, co-chair of the Pregnancy Care Alliance and executive director of Your Options Medical, a pregnancy center in the state speaks in support of pro-life pregnancy centers in Massachusetts.

Besieged Massachusetts pro-life pregnancy centers rally at state capitol

Jun 27, 2024

By Joe Bukuras

Clinic leaders and women who have been helped by pro-life pregnancy centers testified to the variety of ways these resources... Read more

A billboard sponsored by the Democratic National Committee with the message “Trump’s Plan: Ban Abortion, Punish Women” is pictured on May 1, 2024, in Hollywood, Florida.

Democrats pledge millions to fight pro-life laws in GOP-leaning states

Jun 27, 2024

By Peter Pinedo

Democrats have also launched a “Red State Fund” to advocate against existing pro-life laws. Read more

U.S. Supreme Court police officers put up barricades to separate pro-life activists (right) from abortion rights activists during a demonstration in front of the Supreme Court in Washington, D.C., on June 24, 2024.

U.S. Supreme Court rules Idaho hospitals must perform abortions

Jun 27, 2024

By Peter Pinedo

The decision hinged on the court’s interpretation of the Emergency Medical Treatment and Active Labor Act (EMTALA). Read more

Statue of King Louis IX of France in Forest Park, St. Louis.

St. Louis parish appeals continue as Vatican upholds latest merger

Jun 27, 2024

By Jonah McKeown

The Vatican’s Dicastery for the Clergy has upheld a decision by Archbishop Mitchell Rozanski to close a parish as part... Read more

Rachel Levine, then a nominee for assistant secretary of Health and Human Services, testifies before her confirmation hearing of the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions committee in Washington, D.C., on Feb. 25, 2021.

Biden administration pressured health care association to back sex changes for minors

Jun 26, 2024

By Tyler Arnold

Biden’s administration pressured at least one health care association to eliminate proposed guidelines that would have discouraged sex-change drugs. Read more

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

Supreme Court mistakenly leaks controversial abortion decision

Jun 26, 2024

By Peter Pinedo

“The court’s Publications Unit inadvertently and briefly uploaded a document to the court’s website,” a spokesperson for the Supreme Court... Read more

USCCB President Archbishop Timothy Broglio speaks at the bishops' spring meeting, Thursday, June 13, 2024.

U.S. bishops’ conference lays off several social justice staff members

Jun 26, 2024

By Peter Pinedo

Chieko Noguchi, a spokesperson for the USCCB, said “several” staff members serving in the Department of Justice, Peace, and Human... Read more

A general view of the Louisiana State Capitol on April 17, 2020, in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

Residents sue Louisiana to block state’s inclusion of Ten Commandments in schools

Jun 26, 2024

By Tyler Arnold

The coalition filed the lawsuit against members of the Louisiana State Board of Elementary and Secondary Education. Read more

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Delaware’s ‘medical aid in dying’ bill passes, heads to governor

Jun 26, 2024

By Matthew Balan

Despite the Delaware Legislature’s approval of the bill, it faces a possible veto from Gov. John Carney. Read more

Aerial photo of Floyd River flooding near Alton, one of many communities under water in northwest Iowa in June 2024.

Sioux City Diocese to hold special collection after devastating Iowa floods

Jun 26, 2024

By Jonah McKeown

Sioux City Bishop Walker Nickless has established a flood victims relief collection to be taken in all diocesan parishes July... Read more

National Catholic Register Editor-in-Chief Shannon Mullen (left) and Catholic News Agency Editor-in-Chief Ken Oliver (right) flank Jeanette DeMelo (center), the executive director of the two EWTN News properties.

EWTN News divisions shine at 2024 Catholic Media Association awards

Jun 26, 2024

By Gigi Duncan, Ken Oliver-Méndez

The 2024 Catholic Media Association awards saw EWTN News properties garner top honors in 13 categories and 33 total awards.  Read more

Mary Rice Hasson with the Ethics and Public Policy Center speaks to “EWTN News Nightly” anchor Tracy Sabol on the Supreme Court, Tuesday, June 25, 2024.

Expert says Supreme Court should ‘do the right thing’ on child transgender procedures

Jun 26, 2024

By Kate Quiñones

The Supreme Court will review the 2023 Tennessee law that banned hormone therapy and puberty blockers for gender-confused minors. Read more

The National Eucharistic Pilgrimage passes southwest of Omaha, Nebraska, on June 21, 2024.

‘Breathtaking’: through the cornfields with Jesus in Nebraska Eucharistic pilgrimage

Jun 26, 2024

By Kate Quiñones

The route followed a gravel road, visible from Interstate 80, which crossed through cornfields amid the distant hum of semitrucks... Read more

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Oklahoma Supreme Court rules against Catholic charter school proposal

Jun 25, 2024

By Jonah McKeown

Oklahoma’s two Catholic bishops called the ruling “very disappointing.” Read more