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St. Mary’s Catholic Preschool in Littleton, Colorado.

Colorado parishes to appeal ruling in dispute over universal preschool program

Jul 10, 2024

By Kate Quiñones

The schools are unable to participate in the preschool program and uphold their religious beliefs, lawyers argue. Read more

Cake artist Jack Phillips, owner of Masterpiece Cakeshop in Lakewood, Colorado.

Colorado baker returns to court after activist sues over ‘gender transition’ cake

Jun 20, 2024

By Kate Quiñones

In 2018, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in favor of Philips, the owner of Masterpiece Cakeshop, who was sued for... Read more

The graduating senior class pioneered St. John Paul II High School in Colorado as freshmen. The 12 students are the first to have gone through all four years of the St. John Paull II program.

Catholic high school decades in the making breaks ground in northern Colorado

May 22, 2024

By Kate Quiñones

Twelve seniors who pioneered St. John Paul II High School as freshmen four years ago graduated on the 44 acres... Read more

Supreme Knight Patrick Kelly gives the millionth coat to a little girl at Annunciation Catholic School in Denver, Colorado,

Knights of Columbus donate millionth coat through ‘Coats for Kids’ program

Nov 7, 2023

By Francesca Pollio Fenton

The Knights of Columbus reached a major milestone this month when they donated their one millionth coat through their Coats... Read more

Bella Health + Wellness in Englewood, Colorado.

Judge halts Colorado’s abortion-pill reversal ban while Catholic nurses’ lawsuit proceeds

Oct 23, 2023

By Kate Cavanaugh

A Denver-area clinic can continue to help women reverse unwanted chemical abortions despite a state ban after a judge issued... Read more

Cake artist Jack Phillips, owner of Masterpiece Cakeshop in Lakewood, Colorado.

Colorado Supreme Court to hear cake baker’s latest religious freedom case

Oct 5, 2023

By Joe Bukuras

Jack Phillips is being sued by Autumn Scardina for refusing to bake a cake intended to celebrate Scardina’s transgender self-identification. Read more

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Graduate school hopes new education program will help with ‘renewal’ of Catholic schooling

Sep 10, 2023

By Daniel Payne

The Augustine Institute in Denver will launch its new master’s degree in Catholic education in October to help renew Catholic... Read more

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Denver Archdiocese sues Colorado over preschool program that excludes Catholic schools

Aug 17, 2023

By Kevin J. Jones

The lawsuit objects that the program rules are unconstitutional and exclude Catholic schools but not the preschool programs of other... Read more

Children's Hospital Colorado announced that it is halting "gender-affirming" surgeries.

Children’s hospital in Colorado halts ‘gender affirming’ surgeries, citing surge in requests

Jul 26, 2023

By Kevin J. Jones

The hospital said it has not performed such surgeries on patients under age 18, though it continues to provide puberty... Read more

Members of the staff at the pro-life Bella Health and Wellness healthcare clinic

Colorado judge exempts pro-life clinic from state’s ban on abortion pill reversal therapy

Apr 17, 2023

By Kevin J. Jones

A federal judge granted a pro-life health care clinic a temporary exemption from Colorado’s first-in-the-nation ban on the abortion pill... Read more

Wild West nun Sister Blandina is focus of a planned TV series titled "Trinidad."

Wild West nun Sister Blandina is focus of planned TV series ‘Trinidad’

Apr 8, 2023

By Kevin J. Jones

A trailer for the “Trinidad” series describes Sister Blandina Segale as “an unsung hero of the West who never carried... Read more

Colorado State Capitol.

Colorado proposes radically expanding abortion access in the state — again

Mar 28, 2023

By Peter Pinedo

If enacted, the three bills would mandate employers fully cover abortions until birth, ban treatments to reverse the abortion pill,... Read more

Cake artist Jack Phillips, owner of Masterpiece Cakeshop in Lakewood, Colorado.

Christian baker loses appeal over transgender birthday cake case

Jan 26, 2023

By Kevin J. Jones

Jack Phillips now faces a civil lawsuit for declining to make a cake celebrating a purported gender transition of a... Read more

Colorado State Capitol Building in Denver.

With no pro-life laws, Colorado sees abortion numbers spike

Nov 8, 2022

By Kevin J. Jones

A new study has shown that the number of abortions in Colorado has spiked, in part because more women come... Read more

Pro-Life protestors demonstrate in Colorado Springs, Colorado, in 2017.

Late-term abortionist’s plan to open clinic in Colorado meets pro-life resistance

Oct 24, 2022

By Jonah McKeown

In response to the threat of a new abortion clinic in Pueblo, a local pro-life pregnancy center is leading an... Read more

Lorie Smith, owner and founder of 303 Creative.

US bishops file brief supporting web designer who objects to gay marriage

Jun 21, 2022

By Maisy Sullivan

The U.S. bishops are coming to the aid of a Colorado web designer, a Christian who fears prosecution under state... Read more

Colorado governor Jared Polis speaks at a press conference, June 11, 2020.

Colorado governor signs bill codifying access to abortion, contraception

Apr 5, 2022

By Carl Bunderson

Colorado governor Jared Polis signed a bill into law Monday codifying the right to abortion and contraception in the state.  Read more

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What's in Colorado's abortion bill? Here's why pro-lifers are alarmed

Mar 14, 2022

By Jonah McKeown

Colorado lawmakers are debating The Reproductive Health Equity Act, a piece of legislation which would codify Colorado’s place as one... Read more

Lorie Smith, owner and founder of 303 Creative.

US Supreme Court to hear case of web designer who objects to gay marriage

Feb 23, 2022

By CNA Staff

The U.S. Supreme Court agreed Tuesday to hear the case of a Colorado web designer who fears prosecution under state... Read more

Bishops in Colorado back conscientious exemption for coronavirus vaccines

Aug 6, 2021

By Kevin J. Jones

The Catholic bishops in Colorado have emphasized the need to respect those with conscientious objections to the COVID-19 vaccines and... Read more