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Little Sisters of the Poor. Courtesy of the Becket Fund for Religious Liberty.

Little Sisters of the Poor to close Denver nursing home after 105 years

Aug 5, 2022

By Jonah McKeown

The Little Sisters of the Poor announced this week their intention to withdraw from a nursing home they have operated... Read more

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Visa, Mastercard pause ad buys with Pornhub following controversy

Aug 5, 2022

By Edie Heipel

On Thursday, Visa and Mastercard temporarily suspended ad purchases with Pornhub and its parent company, MindGeek, after the latest court... Read more

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How to comment on Biden rule forcing doctors to perform transition surgeries, abortions

Aug 5, 2022

By Edie Heipel

Members of the public have until October 3 to voice their opposition to the rule. Read more

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U.S. bishops urge support for mothers and babies after Biden abortion executive order

Aug 5, 2022

By Carl Bunderson

Archbishop William Lori of Baltimore on Friday called on President Joe Biden to increase support and care for mothers and... Read more

A community Carols and Candles event at the Shrine of Christ the King Sovereign Priest in Chicago, Ill., Dec. 16, 2017.

Public Masses suspended at Chicago's Shrine of Christ the King

Aug 4, 2022

By Kevin J. Jones

A prominent Chicago church which is home to a Traditional Latin Mass religious institute announced the end of all public... Read more

A poll worker helps a voter cast their ballot in the Kansas Primary Election at Merriam Christian Church on August 02, 2022 in Merriam, Kansas.

Kansas abortion vote: Why did the pro-life amendment fail?

Aug 4, 2022

By Katie Yoder

The reason a pro-life amendment — known as the “Value Them Both” amendment — recently failed in Kansas boils down... Read more

Britney Spears (L) and Sam Asghari arrive at the premiere of Sony Pictures' "Once Upon A Time ... In Hollywood" at the Chinese Theatre on July 22, 2019 in Hollywood, California. The couple wed in June 2022.

Britney Spears’ wedding: Who can get married in a Catholic church?

Aug 4, 2022

By Katie Yoder

There are four main requirements to have a Catholic church wedding, a priest tells CNA. Read more

Then-Indiana Congressional candidate Jackie Walorski speaks during the Republican National Convention on Aug, 28, 2012, in Tampa, Florida.

Rep. Jackie Walorski, killed in car accident, leaves behind pro-life legacy 

Aug 4, 2022

By Edie Heipel

Walorski leaves behind a legacy of devotion to the unborn, evident in both her record as a lawmaker and personal... Read more

The Hillbilly Thomists perform on Aug. 1, 2022, at the Grand Ole Opry in Nashville, Tennessee. The bluegrass band, made up of Dominican friars, was the opening act of a concert hosted by the Knights of Columbus in conjunction with the fraternal order's annual convention.

Nashville Dominican Sisters support Hillbilly Thomists on country music’s most famous stage

Aug 4, 2022

By Joe Bukuras

The band, made up of Dominican friars, played the Grand Ole Opry on Aug. 1. Read more

Supporters of the Vote Yes to a Constitutional Amendment on Abortion remove signs along 135th Street on Aug. 1, 2022, in Olathe, Kansas.

Post-Roe ‘confusion’ helped defeat Kansas pro-life amendment

Aug 3, 2022

By Kevin J. Jones

The pro-life campaign faulted “an onslaught of misinformation from radical left organizations that spent millions of out-of-state dollars to spread... Read more

Michigan State Capitol Building in Lansing, MI.

Michigan: Democratic governor wins latest round in legal fight over 1931 abortion ban

Aug 3, 2022

By Kevin J. Jones

The law, whose current form dates back to 1931, criminalizes abortion except when necessary to save the life of the... Read more

President Joe Biden delivers remarks on reproductive rights as Secretary of Health and Human Services Xavier Becerra listens during an event at the Roosevelt Room of the White House on July 8, 2022 in Washington, D.C.

Biden signs executive order that ‘paves the way’ for using Medicaid to cover abortions

Aug 3, 2022

By Edie Heipel

White House Press Secretary Karine Jean-Pierre confirmed the order “paves the way for Medicaid to pay for abortions for women... Read more

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DC Catholic schools must comply with district's COVID-19 vaccination rules for students 12 and older

Aug 3, 2022

By Edie Heipel

Parents seeking a religious exemption must now provide additional information to support their request. Read more

Longtime baseball broadcaster Vin Scully applauds Los Angeles Dodger hall of famers during opening day pre-game ceremonies on April 4, 2014, in Los Angeles, California.

Vin Scully, legendary baseball announcer and committed Catholic, dies at 94

Aug 3, 2022

By Jonah McKeown

A devotee of the Virgin Mary, Scully created an audio recording of the rosary — one of many ways he... Read more

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Ectopic pregnancies, miscarriage: Abortion ‘never necessary,’ these doctors say

Aug 3, 2022

By Katie Yoder

The definition of abortion includes intent and purpose. “It's not semantics. It's human rights,” one OB-GYN says. Read more

A poll worker helps a voter cast their ballot in the Kansas Primary Election at Merriam Christian Church on Aug. 2, 2022, in Merriam, Kansas. Voters in Kansas were set to decide whether or not the state constitution should include a right to an abortion.

Kansas abortion vote: Pro-life amendment fails, in first post-Roe vote

Aug 2, 2022

By Katie Yoder

Kansas citizens rejected a pro-life amendment — known as the “Value Them Both” amendment — during their state’s primary election... Read more

Archbishop Paul Fitzpatrick Russell.

Detroit auxiliary bishop denies allegation of sexually abusing minor

Aug 2, 2022

By Carl Bunderson, Shannon Mullen

The sexual assaults are alleged to have taken place from 1989 to 1990 while Paul Russell was a priest in... Read more

Attorney General Merrick Garland

U.S. Department of Justice challenges Idaho abortion ban in court

Aug 2, 2022

By Jonah McKeown

The U.S. Department of Justice filed a lawsuit Tuesday against Idaho, seeking to block the state’s trigger law which will... Read more

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas

Clarence Thomas canceled plans to teach class because of post-Roe violence, not student petition

Aug 2, 2022

By Edie Heipel

A source close to Thomas told CNA the justice’s decision had nothing to do with a student-led petition calling for... Read more

Supreme Knight Patrick Kelly delivers his first in-person annual report since assuming office in 2021 on Aug. 2, 2022, at the Knights of Columbus' annual convention held in Nashville, Tennessee.

Supreme Knight Patrick Kelly calls Knights of Columbus to uphold dignity of life

Aug 2, 2022

By Joe Bukuras

Patrick Kelly, Supreme Knight of the Knights of Columbus, said in his annual report on Tuesday that the organization is... Read more