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Archbishop Bernard Bober of Košice, chairman of the Slovak Bishops’ Conference, expressed deep regret over the violent incident and condemned what authorities are now treating as an act of attempted murder.

Slovak bishops call for peace after assassination attempt on prime minister

May 16, 2024

By AC Wimmer

Following the assassination attempt on Prime Minister Robert Fico on Wednesday, Slovakian bishops have called for peace and unity. Read more

Pope Francis meets with representatives of DIALOP, Transversal Dialogue Project, an association of European leftist politicians and academics that seeks to bridge Catholic social teaching and Marxist theory, on Jan. 10, 2024, at the Vatican.

Pope Francis calls for greater dialogue and cooperation between Christians, Marxists

Jan 12, 2024

By Matthew Santucci

Pope Francis this week called for cooperation between Christians and Marxists as a way to achieve greater “dialogue” and help... Read more

President John F. Kennedy, Mrs. Kennedy, daughter Caroline and son John John arriving for mass at St.  Stephen the Martyr Catholic Church in Middleburg, Virginia, on Nov. 10, 1963.

On assassination anniversary, Catholics reflect on JFK’s faith and life

Nov 22, 2023

By Francesca Pollio Fenton

JFK’s legacy is a cautionary tale for politicians who profess to be Christians yet often reject practicing the faith in... Read more

Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker.

Illinois governor launches national fundraising organization to stump for abortion access

Oct 19, 2023

By Matt McDonald

Think Big America is “dedicated to safeguarding reproductive rights and standing up against the right-wing extremists who want to take... Read more

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Presidential candidate Robert F. Kennedy Jr. flip-flops on abortion

Aug 14, 2023

By Peter Pinedo

Robert F. Kennedy Jr. told reporters he would support a three-month federal abortion ban but later appeared to walk back... Read more

Actor Eduardo Verastegui presents the film "Little Boy" at the Vatican Film Library on April 14, 2016.

Actor Eduardo Verástegui may run for president of Mexico, says conservative party there ‘is dead’

Jul 8, 2023

By David Ramos

The producer of the recent box office hit “Sound of Freedom” is pondering a run for president to restore the... Read more

Pope Francis on the morning of June 7, 2023 shortly before heading to the hospital for abdominal surgery greets pilgrims at his general audience in St. Peter's Square.

Pope Francis sends message from hospital to European political party

Jun 11, 2023

By Courtney Mares

In a letter to the European People’s Party, the pope urged politicians to be united on “issues where primary ethical... Read more

Pope Francis meets with members of Chemin Neuf Politics Fraternity at the Vatican’s Clementine Hall, May 16, 2022.

Pope Francis offers guidance to young Christians in politics

May 16, 2022

By CNA Staff

The pope was speaking to members of the Chemin Neuf Politics Fraternity. Read more

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MacKenzie Scott gives mega-gift to abortion provider Planned Parenthood

Mar 24, 2022

By Kevin J. Jones

MacKenzie Scott, an early Amazon leader and ex-wife of company founder Jeff Bezos, has given $275 million to Planned Parenthood,... Read more

Pope Francis meets with the Centesimus Annus Pro Pontifice Foundation at the Vatican on Oct. 23, 2021.

Pope Francis: Our response to injustice must be more than condemnation

Oct 23, 2021

By Courtney Mares

Denunciation is not enough when it comes to issues of injustice, the pope said this weekend. Read more

Terrisa Bukovinac speaks at a rally launching the The Progressive Anti-Abortion Uprising in Washington, D.C., Oct. 1, 2021.

Progressive pro-life group holds first rally outside US Supreme Court

Oct 1, 2021

By Christine Rousselle

A new pro-life organization aimed at mobilizing progressives and those on the political left launched Friday at a rally outside... Read more

Pope Francis meets with members of Leaders Pour la Paix at the Vatican on Sept. 4, 2021.

Pope Francis: Promote a culture that prioritizes human dignity

Sep 4, 2021

By Courtney Mares

“It is important to promote a ‘culture of faces,’ which places the dignity of the person at the center," Pope... Read more

Mackenzie Scott donates millions to controversial group outspoken on Catholic issues, religious freedom

Jun 30, 2021

By Kevin J. Jones

Several million dollars from the Amazon fortune of Jeff Bezos’ former wife Mackenzie Scott have funded a controversial multi-religious advocacy... Read more

Mayor Thomas Koch of Quincy, Massachusetts, speaks at the city's "Night 4 Life" rally on Thursday, June 17.

Massachusetts mayor challenges local pro-abortion Catholic politicians

Jun 22, 2021

By Joe Bukuras

A Massachusetts mayor called out pro-abortion Catholic politicians last Thursday at a pro-life rally in Quincy.  Read more

Pro-abortion Catholic Democrats: Don’t deny us the Eucharist

Jun 18, 2021

By Matt Hadro

Dozens of Catholic members of Congress issued a statement on Friday claiming that denial of Holy Communion to pro-abortion politicians... Read more

Wealthy donors pour millions into anti-religious freedom efforts, as Catholic adoption agency ruling looms

Jun 16, 2021

By Kevin J. Jones

Grant listings from wealthy philanthropies and strategic political donor networks show that millions of dollars continue to pour into advocacy... Read more

A basketball court serves as a polling place for voters during the 2018 Mexican general election, in Hermosillo, Sonora. Credit: Harry Thomas Flower/Shutterstock.

Xalapa archdiocese gives guidelines for 'responsible discernment' in Mexican legislative election

May 24, 2021

By ACI Prensa

The Archdiocese of Xalapa offered on Sunday four guidelines for  “responsible discernment” when casting a vote in the upcoming legislative... Read more

Wealthy corporations back Equality Act stripped of religious freedom protections

May 4, 2021

Federal LGBT legislation that excludes important religious freedom protections has the backing of over 400 American corporations with trillions of... Read more

Former congressman Dan Lipinski

Pro-life former congressman: Catholics in politics need to be ‘different’

Apr 30, 2021

By CNA Staff

A Catholic former Democratic congressman said that President Biden’s pro-abortion policies flout what it means to live as a Catholic... Read more

Former president Jimmy Carter. Credit: Nagel Photography/Shutterstock

Pro-life Democrats appeal to Jimmy Carter to save the Hyde Amendment

Mar 23, 2021

The group Democrats for Life of America is appealing to former President Jimmy Carter in its effort to preserve the... Read more