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Colorado bishops to restore Sunday Mass obligation on Pentecost

The Sunday Mass obligation will be restored for Catholics in the state of Colorado next month, unless sickness or another... Read more

By Kevin J. Jones

Feds allege ex-executive embezzled children’s services non-profit for personal spending

Alleging embezzlement of over $200,000, federal prosecutors have filed charges against John Lynch, a former executive of the historically Catholic... Read more

Members of Democrats for Life of America rally outside the Democratic National Convention in Milwaukee in August 2020

Pro-life Democrats rally in support of Hyde Amendment

At a Friday event in support of the Hyde Amendment in Washington, D.C., members of the group Democrats for Life... Read more

New Mexico legalizes assisted suicide

New Mexico’s governor on Thursday signed a bill legalizing assisted suicide in the state. Read more

House Republicans push to keep Hyde Amendment in funding bills

Republican members of the House Appropriations Committee on Wednesday warned against allowing taxpayer-funded abortion in fiscal year 2022 appropriations bills.  Read more

August 17, 2017 - A volunteer at the Catholic Charities Humanitarian Respite Center in McAllen helps a Central American refugee family take a bus to go stay with U.S. family

Catholic Charities pushes back against ‘inaccurate’ viral video of migrant children

Catholic Charities Rio Grande Valley on Thursday said a viral video of their work with migrant children on the U.S.-Mexico... Read more

By Jonah McKeown

Arkansas gender-transition ban praised for protecting kids

The legislature of Arkansas on April 6 overrode a veto from the governor of a bill outlawing gender-transition procedures, including... Read more

Tennessee state capitol.

Bill requiring burial or cremation of aborted babies advances in Tennessee

A bill on the burial of the bodies of aborted fetuses advanced through the Tennessee Senate and House earlier this... Read more

Alabama lets voters opt out of ‘so help me God’ on registration forms

Alabama has changed its voter registration forms to allow people to opt out of the portion of an oath that... Read more

New York state capitol, Albany.

Law firm tallies 2,800 suits filed against Catholic entities under NY Child Victims Act

A law firm that frequently represents victims of clerical sexual abuse announced April 6 that it had counted at least... Read more

Wyoming state capitol building

Wyoming governor signs born-alive bill into law

Wyoming Gov. Mark Gordon on Wednesday signed a bill protecting infants who survive botched abortions.  Read more

Archbishop Joseph Naumann on EWTN Pro-Life Weekly

How Archbishop Naumann's family tragedy shaped his beliefs on the sanctity of life

For the chair of the U.S. bishops’ pro-life committee, his family’s history of tragedy shaped his beliefs on human dignity... Read more

By Kate Scanlon

How does the ability to ‘shop’ for a vaccine impact decision-making for Catholics?

With coronavirus vaccination sites allowing people to “shop” for a particular vaccine, one ethicist said this can help Americans make... Read more

Emilee Carpenter

Christian photographer claims New York law silences her free speech

A Christian photographer is suing the state of New York, claiming that a state nondiscrimination law violates her free speech... Read more

Hans Küng receives an honorary degree from the National University of Distance Education in Madrid, Spain, Jan. 27, 2011.

On Twitter, Pontifical Academy for Life marks death of dissenting theologian Hans Küng

The Pontifical Academy for Life commented on Twitter on the death of the influential and controversial Swiss theologian Hans Küng,... Read more

Nebraska Capitol.

By Kevin Jones

Critics of Nebraska education standards see major flaws on sex, gender

There are too many ideological and political assumptions in the Nebraska Department of Education’s proposed curriculum standards on sex education,... Read more

By Matt Hadro

Cardinal Dolan implores Catholics to return to Sunday Mass

In a column for the archdiocesan newspaper on Wednesday, Cardinal Timothy Dolan of New York implored Catholics to return to... Read more

Indianapolis archdiocese: Government can’t interfere in Catholic schools' mission

Catholic schools must be free to uphold the Church’s teachings, lawyers for the Archdiocese of Indianapolis said after a federal... Read more

A guest living in a Rome shelter receives his COVID vaccine.

By Matt Hadro

White House: Pope Francis has said there’s a ‘moral obligation’ to get vaccinated

President Joe Biden on Tuesday called on Americans to get vaccinated against the coronavirus, saying that Pope Francis has called... Read more

Catholic teaching on Communion applies to politicians who support abortion, too, bishop says

Catholic teaching sees the Eucharist as Christ’s transformative sacrifice on the cross and this Holy Communion must only be received... Read more