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Catholic school students. CNA file photo.

Charleston diocese sues South Carolina for barring Covid-relief funds from private schools

The Diocese of Charleston filed a suit against South Carolina on Wednesday challenging the state’s “Blaine Amendment”, which prohibits public... Read more

Father Emil Kapaun celebrates Mass using the hood of a Jeep as his altar on Oct. 7, 1950.

Father Kapaun's remains to return to Kansas, family says

The remains of Servant of God Father Emil Kapaun, army chaplain and hero of the Korean War, will return to... Read more

Carlo Acutis.

Relic of Blessed Carlo Acutis to make tour of schools in Argentina

A relic of Blessed Carlo Acutis will be displayed for veneration April 18 at a school in Córdoba, Argentina, marking... Read more

Pope Francis speaks from the Apostolic Palace during his general audience livestream April 14, 2021.

Pope Francis: Meeting Christ in the poor renews our missionary vigor

Pope Francis said Thursday that the poverty and exclusion from the job market caused by the coronavirus pandemic has made... Read more

St. Agnes Cathedral in Rockville Centre, New York. Credit: Nassau Crew via Wikimedia (CC0 1.0)

Under financial pressure, Rockville Centre diocese sells pastoral center, closes several schools

In the wake of bankruptcy filings, the Diocese of Rockville Centre in March announced the sale of its $5.2 million... Read more

Syrian refugee family at a camp in Passau, Germany - August 2015

By Christine Rousselle

‘Refugee resettlement has effectively been halted’: Catholics implore Biden to accept more refugees

Catholic organizations expressed dismay that the United States this year could admit the lowest number of refugees in decades.  Read more

Our Lady of Guadalupe.

After vandalism, Houston parish welcomes back refurbished Our Lady of Guadalupe statue

A Catholic parish in Houston held an inauguration ceremony this week for a refurbished statue of Our Lady of Guadalupe... Read more

Armida Barelli.

By Courtney Mares

Soon-to-be-beatified Italian woman pioneered faith-based feminism

Armida Barelli, a lay Catholic leader who formed “generations of conscious and motivated women” in the faith, will be beatified... Read more

Pope Francis at his general audience address in the library of the Apostolic Palace April 7, 2021.

By Hannah Brockhaus

Pope Francis to Brazil's bishops: the Risen Christ is 'our strength, our unity'

Pope Francis on Thursday encouraged Brazil’s bishops to be united to each other and to their faith in the risen... Read more

Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, speaks during a White House press briefing, conducted by White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki, at the White House Jan. 21.

Anthony Fauci, Chelsea Clinton to speak at Vatican health conference

Anthony Fauci, Chelsea Clinton, and Deepak Chopra are among the featured speakers at a Vatican conference being held in May... Read more

Archbishop Gomez: Gospel is the answer to the 'new religion' of secularism

True social justice is rooted in the Gospel and not in a secular materialist vision, Archbishop Jose Gomez of Los... Read more

Cardinal Pietro Parolin's video message to Climate Adaptation Summit Jan. 25, 2021. YouTube Screenshot.

By Hannah Brockhaus

Cardinal Parolin: ‘War is the antithesis of fraternity’

Cardinal Parolin said Thursday “the huge sums of money and human resources allocated to armaments make us reflect.” Read more

Sr. Victoria Kovalchuk with a refugee girl in Athens, Greece in April 2021.

By Hannah Brockhaus

'What I can do is love': This Catholic sister is a missionary to refugees in Greece

"I tell them: I came here to be with you in your situation. When you cry, I will be with... Read more

Members of Congress want a vote to protect abortion survivors – will they get one?

Members of the House are once again trying to bring up a vote on legislation protecting infant survivors of abortions. Read more

House Republicans seek to defund UN agency over abortion concerns

House Republicans on Tuesday introduced a bill to defund the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), alleging its complicity in forced... Read more

A tent camp in Haiti.

Haitian archbishop demands release of abducted Catholics

The Archbishop of Port-au-Prince has called for the release of 10 people who were kidnapped in Haiti on Sunday and... Read more

Jen Psaki, White House Press Secretary.

White House spokeswoman grilled on fungibility of Title X funding

Earlier today, EWTN’s White House Correspondent Owen Jensen questioned White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki about the proposed reversal of... Read more

Amazon pulls transgender-critical book before relisting it

The online retail giant Amazon delisted another book critical of transgender ideology, before apparently relisting it for sale on Wednesday... Read more

Abortion pill

By David Ramos

Complaint filed against student and doctor in Mexico for advising on how to abort at home

Pro-life leaders have filed a complaint with the Puebla State Attorney General's Office against a university student and a doctor... Read more

Planned Parenthood clinic in Newton, NJ    Credit: Glynnis Jones

Biden administration proposes restoring Title X funding for abortion clinics

President Joe Biden is moving to reverse a Trump-era policy that barred federal Title X funding to entities that perform... Read more