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Christopher Wray at his confirmation hearing on July 12, 2017.

UPDATE: Senators press FBI on alleged deletion of files related to Catholic investigation

Feb 2, 2024

By Tyler Arnold

Iowa Sen. Chuck Grassley and 15 other Republican senators expressed their demands in a Jan. 31 letter to FBI Director... Read more

A Tractional Latin Mass was held in the US Capitol building on Jan. 23, 2024.

Latin Mass held in Capitol on anniversary of FBI memo targeting traditional Catholics 

Jan 23, 2024

By Joe Bukuras, Tyler Arnold

Ryan Ellis, treasurer of the Arlington Latin Mass Society, told CNA Tuesday that the event had the support of House... Read more

Christopher Wray at his confirmation hearing on July 12, 2017.

FBI director grilled after release of new report on targeting of Catholics

Dec 6, 2023

By Tyler Arnold, Joe Bukuras

The hearing followed the unveiling of the House Judiciary Committee’s report detailing the results of a monthslong investigation into a... Read more

The Houck family

Mark Houck and wife sue FBI, DOJ for malicious prosecution

Nov 8, 2023

By Peter Pinedo

The Houcks are being represented by a Kansas City-based law firm with the support of 40 Days for Life, with... Read more

Signs are shown on display outside the Chesed Shel Emeth Cemetery on Feb. 22, 2017, in University City, Missouri, after an incident of vandalism.

FBI director: Religious hate crimes against Jewish population ‘wildly disproportionate’ 

Nov 2, 2023

By Daniel Payne

The FBI director said the attacks were coming “from racially and ethnically motivated violent extremists,” including “ISIS-inspired violent extremists.” Read more

Attorney General Merrick Garland.

Attorney General Merrick Garland reacts to accusation of DOJ’s anti-Catholic bias

Sep 20, 2023

By Tyler Arnold

Attorney General Merrick Garland called the suggestion of anti-Catholic bias “outrageous” and “absurd” when questioned about a Richmond FBI memo.  Read more

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House Judiciary Committee: ‘Multiple FBI field offices’ collaborated over anti-Catholic memo

Aug 9, 2023

By Daniel Payne

Chairman Jim Jordan said new information indicates the FBI’s investigation of traditionalist Catholics was “more widespread than initially suspected.” Read more

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FBI gives documents to Congress relating to memo targeting Catholics

Jul 26, 2023

By Joe Bukuras

The new documents were only made available to the House Judiciary Committee. Read more

House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jim Jordan (R-Ohio).

Jim Jordan threatens to hold FBI director in contempt over probe into anti-Catholic memo

Jul 18, 2023

By Daniel Payne

The leaked document from the bureau’s Richmond office discussed monitoring what it deemed “radical-traditionalist” Catholics. Read more

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Lawmakers grill FBI chief on anti-Catholic memo

Jul 13, 2023

By Tyler Arnold

The internal memo, dated Jan. 23 and leaked to the press on Feb. 8, outlines a Richmond FBI’s investigation of... Read more

An FBI agent stands outside the Houck residence in Kintnersville, Pennsylvania, on Sept. 23, 2022. Mark Houck was arrested that day and charged with assaulting a Planned Parenthood escort outside an Philadelphia abortion clinic on Oct. 13, 2021.

Congress should withhold funds from a politicized FBI, Chairman Jim Jordan says

May 16, 2023

By Tyler Arnold

Jordan threatened to reduce the FBI’s funding during a hearing in which lawmakers debated whether laws are being selectively enforced... Read more

The Agape Pregnancy Resource Center in Des Moines, Iowa, was vandalized in June 2022.

FBI offers $15,000 for help identifying suspect in pro-life pregnancy center vandalism

May 10, 2023

By Joe Bukuras

The bureau is offering the reward for information on the vandal or vandals of Pregnancy Resource Center in Des Moines,... Read more

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FBI used undercover agent to investigate Catholics, says weaponization committee chairman

Apr 11, 2023

By Tyler Arnold

A new document revealed that the Richmond FBI used at least one undercover agent to obtain information about traditionalist Catholics. Read more

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Parents at school board meetings were subject to FBI intimidation, witnesses say

Mar 24, 2023

By Tyler Arnold

Witnesses offered their testimony Thursday on “Free Speech: The Biden Administration’s Chilling of Parents’ Fundamental Rights.” Read more

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Biden DOJ sued for allegedly hiding info on attacks of churches, pro-life groups

Mar 22, 2023

By Tyler Arnold

A coalition of conservative organizations is taking legal action to obtain documents from the Department of Justice related to a... Read more

U.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland testifies before the Senate Judiciary Committee in the Hart Senate Office Building on Capitol Hill on March 1, 2023, in Washington, D.C.

Merrick Garland grilled on anti-Catholic, pro-abortion bias during Senate hearing

Mar 1, 2023

By Tyler Arnold

Attorney General Merrick Garland on Wednesday fielded questions from lawmakers regarding alleged anti-Catholic, anti-pro-life bias within the DOJ and FBI. Read more

Cardinal Timothy Dolan.

U.S. bishops: FBI document targeting Catholics is ‘religious profiling’

Feb 17, 2023

By Joe Bukuras

The USCCB responded Thursday to a leaked document from the FBI that appears to reveal an investigation into “radical traditionalist”... Read more

Bishop Barry Knestout. Photo Courtesy of Archdiocese of Washington

Richmond bishop condemns FBI memo that sought to link Latin Mass to violent extremism

Feb 13, 2023

By Zelda Caldwell

Bishop Barry Knestout of the Diocese of Richmond Feb. 13 called for members of Congress from Virginia to publicly condemn... Read more

Attorney General Merrick Garland

20 state AGs call for investigation into FBI’s ‘anti-Catholic’ memo

Feb 13, 2023

By Tyler Arnold

The chief law enforcement officers from 20 states signed a letter to U.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland condemning a since-retracted... Read more

Former Federal Bureau of Investigation agent Nicole Parker (left) testifies during the first hearing of the Weaponization of the Federal Government Subcommittee in the Rayburn House Office Building on Capitol Hill on Feb. 9, 2023, in Washington, D.C.

GOP-created panel’s first hearing on ‘weaponization’ of government draws fire from Democrats

Feb 9, 2023

By Tyler Arnold

A former FBI agent told members of a new House panel that she left the agency after she believes it... Read more