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Archbishop Zbigņevs Stankevičs of Riga, Latvia (left), speaking during a Catholic conference in Warsaw in May 2022 on the natural law legacy of John Paul II (right.)

How Latvia’s Christian churches use JPII’s natural law teaching to defend life and family

Jun 9, 2022

By Kelsey Wicks

The archbishop of Riga, Latvia, spoke about the critical need for ecumenical cooperation. Read more

Indiana Governor Eric Holcomb signs bills in Indianapolis, March 10, 2022.

Indiana governor vetoes bill that would reserve girls' sports to females

Mar 22, 2022

By Jonah McKeown

The governor of Indiana has vetoed a bill aiming to prohibit the participation of males in K-12 girl’s sports, saying... Read more

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton speaks outside the Supreme Court, Nov. 1, 2021

Federal officials condemn Texas' investigations of child transgender therapies

Mar 3, 2022

By Jonah McKeown

The Biden administration this week issued condemnations of a Texas policy whereby parents who facilitate gender transition medical treatments for... Read more

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Lincoln bishop opposes now-blocked gender identity city ordinance

Mar 3, 2022

By Christine Rousselle

The Bishop of Lincoln recently spoke out against a city ordinance, recently blocked by a referendum petition, which added “sexual... Read more

The Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist in Milwaukee.

Milwaukee archdiocese provides gender theory policy based on biological sex

Jan 20, 2022

By Jonah McKeown

The Archdiocese of Milwaukee this week put forth a policy related to gender theory, which includes the provision that only... Read more

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Use ‘preferred pronouns’ or else, university’s gender inclusion plan warns

Jan 16, 2022

By Joe Bukuras

The bishops of Fargo and Bismarck are speaking out against a proposed “gender inclusion” policy that would require everyone at... Read more

Alumni of Loyola Marymount University have launched a petition drive calling for the Los Angeles-area Catholic school to stop encouraging students to use preferred pronouns tied to their gender identity.

New Loyola Marymount alumni petition targets use of preferred pronouns

Nov 30, 2021

By Joe Bukuras

After learning that students at Loyola Marymount University were allegedly being required to include their preferred pronouns on class assignments... Read more

Exeter High School in Exeter, New Hampshire.

Catholic teenager suspended for saying there are only two genders sues school district

Nov 17, 2021

By CNA Staff

A Catholic teenager who was reportedly suspended for saying there are only two genders is suing his New Hampshire public... Read more

The Palazzo del Sant’Uffizio, the seat of the Vatican Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith.

Vatican cites Pope Francis’ condemnations of gender ideology in letter to pro-life association

Oct 28, 2021

By Andrea Gagliarducci

The letter was released shortly before the Italian senate blocked a controversial ‘anti-homophobia’ bill. Read more

California State Governor Gavin Newsom.

'Absurd' pro-abortion laws in California highlight need for parent-child communication, policy expert says

Sep 27, 2021

By Jonah McKeown

California Governor Gavin Newsom signed a pair of bills Sept. 22 that relate to privacy surrounding abortion, and a policy... Read more

Govenor Gavin Newsom of California.

California governor moves to protect 'privacy' of minors who procure abortions 

Sep 25, 2021

By Jonah McKeown

California Governor Gavin Newsom signed a pair of bills Sept. 22 that relate to privacy surrounding abortion, both of which... Read more

Nayib Bukele, president of El Salvador.

Salvadoran archbishop thanks president for promise not to approve pro-abortion constitutional changes

Sep 23, 2021

By David Ramos

The Archbishop of San Salvador thanked Saturday the president of El Salvador, Nayib Bukele, for his commitment not to approve... Read more

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UK woman who regrets teen gender transition sees court victory overturned on appeal

Sep 17, 2021

By Kevin J. Jones

A woman who says she was too young when a gender clinic prescribed her puberty blockers has lamented that a... Read more

Nayib Bukele, president of El Salvador.

Salvadoran president urged to oppose proposed pro-abortion constitutional changes

Sep 15, 2021

By Walter Sanchez Silva

Seventy-five pro-life and pro-family organizations on Monday asked the president of El Salvador, Nayib Bukele, to oppose the changes to... Read more

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Christian response to transgender conflicts needs charity and clarity, Arlington diocese says

Aug 19, 2021

By Kevin J. Jones

Catholics need to show charity for self-identified transgender people without compromising their faith or adopting “simplistic” solutions offered by activists... Read more

A march in San Juan to counter the imposition of a “gender perspective curriculum” in Puerto Rican schools held Aug. 14, 2021. Credit: Buenas Noticias/Rafy Colón.

March against gender ideology in schools held in Puerto Rico

Aug 16, 2021

By Diego Lopez Marina

Tens of thousands of people rallied Saturday outside the Puerto Rican capitol and marched through the streets to oppose the... Read more

‘Gender transition’ regret deserves a voice, says former patient

Jun 29, 2021

By Kevin J. Jones

New York woman Grace Lidinsky-Smith said she regrets going through “gender transition” surgery, in a June 25 essay for Newsweek. Read more

The clear response of a priest to Fr. James Martin for supporting 'gay pride'

Jun 4, 2021

By Walter Sanchez Silva

Fr. Nelson Medina, a Dominican priest from Colombia, responded to the June 2 Instagram video posted by Fr. James Martin... Read more

Confessed murderer in Spain accused of harassment declares he's a woman and could be sent to a women's prison

Jun 3, 2021

By ACI Prensa

Five days after the Canary Islands, an autonomous community of Spain, passed a law recognizing transgender identity, Jonathan Robayna, who... Read more

Mixed 'blessings' as Bishop Stowe attends Catholic dissenters' Pride Month event

Jun 2, 2021

By Kevin J. Jones

Catholic dissenters and LGBT activists on Tuesday hosted an online Pride Month “blessing” in reaction to a Vatican statement reiterating... Read more