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Orvich said he wanted to share his experience with same sex attraction “so that the Lord might touch hearts and that people repent and try returning to a chaste life."

Redeemed from sexual libertinism, prostitution, and occult, Fran Orvich tells his story

Apr 23, 2024

By Nicolás de Cárdenas

For the last five years Fran Orvich, 30, has been living chastely following a conversion process that began after a... Read more

People join together during a “Rally to Stop the Six-Week Abortion Ban” held at Lake Eola Park on April 13, 2024, in Orlando, Florida.

Could Florida become the first state to defeat an abortion amendment?

Apr 23, 2024

By Peter Pinedo

The Florida Supreme Court recently made national headlines when it issued two significant abortion rulings on the same day. Read more

Edward Burne-Jones, “St. George Kills the Dragon,” 1866

Did St. George really slay a dragon?

Apr 23, 2024

By Kelly Marcum

St. George defied an emperor and stared into the eyes of his torturers and executioner, unyielding in his faith. Read more

Ana Estrada, 47, suffered from polymyositis, an incurable disease that left her confined to a wheelchair. Since 2019, she had been been petitioning Peruvian courts to recognize a right to euthanasia.

For first time, incurably ill patient undergoes euthanasia in Peru

Apr 22, 2024

By Walter Sánchez Silva

On Sunday, April 21, Peruvian activist Ana Estrada underwent a euthanasia process and died. Read more

Argentine pro-life Dr. Leandro Rodríguez Lastra.

Argentine doctor completes prison sentence for preventing a chemical abortion in process

Apr 22, 2024

By Julieta Villar

In 2019, for preventing the completion of a chemical abortion, Leandro Rodríguez Lastra was given a one-year-and-two-months suspended sentence.  Read more

Pope Francis greets an elderly couple at a general audience in St. Peter's Square at the Vatican.

Pope Francis to meet with thousands of grandparents and their grandchildren at the Vatican

Apr 22, 2024

By Almudena Martínez-Bordiú

Pope Francis will meet with elderly people, grandparents, and grandchildren from Italy this Saturday, April 27, in the Vatican’s Paul... Read more

Bishop Tesfasellassie Medhin of the Catholic Eparchy of Adigrat in Ethiopia, which covers the Tigray region.

‘I’m a witness to unspeakable suffering’: Ethiopia bishop wants peace pact implemented

Apr 22, 2024

By Silas Isenjia

Bishop Tesfasellassie Medhin pleaded for the implementation of the Nov. 2, 2022, peace agreement in Pretoria, South Africa. Read more

Left to right: Dr. John Bruchalski, a former abortionist and IVF provider, Emma Waters, a senior research associate at the Heritage Foundation, Andrew Kubick, a bioethicist at the National Catholic Bioethics Center and the Religious Freedom Institute, and Sister Deirdre Byrne, superior of the D.C. Little Workers of the Sacred Hearts, discuss the "eugenic" dangers of in vitro fertilization at a panel event at Georgetown University in Washington, D.C., April 18, 2024.

Experts and former abortionist warn about ‘eugenic’ IVF industry

Apr 22, 2024

By Peter Pinedo

Dr. John Bruchalski, a former abortionist and IVF provider, said “IVF is embedded with eugenics” and that anything “not perfect”... Read more

Reporter Catherine Hadro speaks with Sister Mary Gianna of the Disciples of the Lord Jesus Christ and Frank DeAngelis on “EWTN News In Depth” on April 19, 2024. Sister Mary Gianna, also known as Jenica Thornby, was a sophomore at Columbine High School and DeAngelis was principal on April 20, 1999, when two gunmen killed 12 students and one teacher before turning their guns on themselves.

Columbine High School massacre, 25 years later: ‘God, why did you allow me to survive?’

Apr 22, 2024

By Tina Dennelly

It was 25 years ago that two gunmen killed 12 students and one teacher before turning their guns on themselves... Read more

Pro-lifers participate in the Illinois March for Life in Springfield, April 17, 2024.

Thousands of pro-lifers attend ‘joy-filled’ Illinois March for Life

Apr 22, 2024

By Peter Pinedo

Jeanne Mancini, president of March for Life, told CNA that the march was “joy-filled” and “hopeful” and had a large... Read more

Participants in Italy's pro-life demonstration in Rome on May 21, 2022.

Italy set to pass amendment allowing pro-life groups into family planning clinics 

Apr 22, 2024

By Kristina Millare

The provision attached to a health care system law would allow pro-life groups to offer women alternatives to abortion. Read more

The Reverend Mother Superior Teresa Agnes Gerlach of the Monastery of the Most Holy Trinity in Arlington, Texas.

Nuns who feuded with Texas bishop say they will defy Vatican order on monastery’s governance

Apr 22, 2024

By Tyler Arnold

The nuns referred to the Vatican’s order as “a hostile takeover that we cannot in conscience accept.” Read more

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Indian bishops condemn Hindu group’s attack on Catholic school and priest

Apr 22, 2024

By Anto Akkara

On April 16 a mob of activists assaulted a priest and vandalized the Mother Teresa English Medium School in Telangana... Read more

President Joe Biden leaves after attending Mass at Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Washington, D.C., on Aug. 27, 2023.

Pew Research: Biden in trouble with Catholic voters

Apr 22, 2024

By Ken Oliver-Méndez

President Joe Biden, a Catholic, is battling a high unfavorability rating among his fellow Catholics, according to survey data released... Read more

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5 Catholic ways to celebrate Earth Day 

Apr 22, 2024

By Francesca Pollio Fenton

The Catholic Church has a long tradition of calling for proper stewardship of the earth. Read more

Pope Francis waves to pilgrims gathered in St. Peter’s Square on April 21, 2024, at the Vatican.

Pope Francis: Christ the Good Shepherd ‘looks for us until he finds us’ when we’re lost

Apr 21, 2024

By Matthew Santucci

Pope Francis on Sunday urged the faithful to remember that “for Christ, I am important, irreplaceable, worth the infinite price... Read more

Father Nicéforo Obama from Equatorial Guinea was able to be trained as a priest thanks to the Pontifical Mission Societies.

Vocations Day in Spain: The Church supports 725 seminaries in mission lands

Apr 21, 2024

By Nicolás de Cárdenas

“Native Vocations Day” in Spain supports and provides formation for those who feel called to the priesthood and consecrated life... Read more

The nave of St. Casimir Church in Buffalo, New York.

Historic New York church with link to John Paul II struggles to stay open

Apr 21, 2024

By Daniel Payne

Supporters of St. Casimir in the Buffalo Diocese are launching efforts to preserve the historic church and its worship community. Read more

People queue to buy food in Havana on March 27, 2024. Claims of lack of food coupled with long blackouts, which affected almost the entire Cuban population in recent weeks, led hundreds of people to demonstrate on March 17 in at least four cities in the country, in the largest protests recorded since the historic anti-government marches of July 11, 2021.

Catholic Church in Cuba offers to facilitate dialogue between government and opposition

Apr 20, 2024

By Eduardo Berdejo

In an interview with NBC News, the priest referred to protests that once again shook the country, this time in... Read more

Father Marcel Uwineza.

Jesuit priest: Stories of Rwandan women ‘scarred by genocide’ must be told

Apr 20, 2024

By Agnes Aineah

According to Father Marcel Uwineza, telling the stories of the women gives a voice to the women who, he said,... Read more