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Catholic league urges bishops to weigh in on “pro-choice” Catholic politicians

The American Life League is calling on the U.S. bishops to weigh in on pro-abortion politicians in Congress this week... Read more

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Head of  National Review Board  tells “Call to Action”  board will remain “independent”

The interim chairman of the USCCB-created National Review Board, created to monitor Church response to clerical sexual abuse, addressed the... Read more

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Catholic Health Association Applauds Bush For Partial-Birth Abortion Ban Act

The Catholic Health Association of the United States (CHA) is applauding President George W. Bush for signing the Partial-Birth Abortion... Read more

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Archbishop Chaput applauds signing of partial-birth abortion ban

The Partial-Birth Abortion Ban Act of 2003 is “a vital step in the right direction for our nation,” said Archbishop... Read more

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National Clergy council calls for the ordination of gay bishop to be undone

The ordination of V. Gene Robinson as a bishop of New Hampshire by the Episcopal Church U.S.A. must be undone... Read more

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Don’t treat asylum-seekers with prejudice asks the Vatican at UN

Archbishop Celestino Migliore, the Holy See’s permanent observer at the United Nations, requested yesterday not to portray asylum-seekers as a... Read more

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Opposition to gay ordination "not about sex but Bible," critics say

The opposition to the ordination of the first openly gay bishop in the United States this week isn’t about sex... Read more

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Episcopal congregations seek new diocese

Episcopal leaders are scrambling to address the requests of two New Hampshire churches to become part of another diocese, following... Read more

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Anglicans face deep divisions after consecration of homosexual Episcopalian

The consecration of the first openly gay bishop in the United States, sanctioned by the Episcopal Church U.S.A., has created... Read more

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Louisiana to vote between two Catholics for the first time

Louisiana is poised to elect its first Catholic governor in more than 100 years. The two frontrunners in the upcoming... Read more

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Schindlers to respond to Schiavo on 'Larry King Live'

The Schindlers will try to set the record straight and tell their side of the story on CNN's "Larry King... Read more

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UNESCO Calls Abortion on Demand "Proper" Medical Procedure for Girls

A UNESCO document calls for international government reform to make abortion available to all women and adolescent girls without restriction.  Read more

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President Bush set to relaunch faith-based initiative

President George W. Bush renewed his pledge to work toward the faith-based initiative and give religious groups that offer social... Read more

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Alberta bishops: Catholic education, central to our culture

Alberta’s bishops urge Catholics to participate in discussions on the province’s educational reforms in order ensure that Catholic education and... Read more

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Chaldean Bishop says fundamentalist Muslims are source of terrorist attacks  in Iraq

In a candid interview with the Italian Catholic magazine "Mondo e Missione," Iraqi Bishop Louis Sako of Kirkuk said that... Read more

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Pro-life expert: U.S. “not ready” for full ban on abortion

Pro-life activists say U.S. President George Bush is still on-target when it comes to issues regarding the culture of life,... Read more

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Heritage Center to recover Catholic history in West Virginia

The Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston is putting final touches on its new West Virginia Catholic Heritage Centre before the building’s inauguration... Read more

Prolifers urge the public to correct the media on the Schiavo case

The media is getting it wrong when covering Terri Schiavo’s case and pro-lifers want the public to do something about... Read more

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Catholic groups protest pro-abortion politician on catholic university campus

Several Catholic groups are protesting a lecture that a former Illinois governor, who holds pro-abortion views, is scheduled to give... Read more

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Chinese Bishop to preside at National Shrine

Bishop Ignatius C. Wang, auxiliary bishop of San Francisco, will celebrate mass and give the homily at the Basilica of... Read more