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New Virginia transgender student policies emphasize parental rights

Jul 19, 2023

By Daniel Payne

School personnel in Virginia are now required to keep parents informed on “matters related to their child’s health, and social... Read more

U.S. Capitol Building, Washington, D.C.

House passes National Defense Authorization Act with pro-life amendments 

Jul 14, 2023

By Peter Pinedo

Amendments to the defense authorization bill include bans on the military’s spending on abortion travel and transgender surgeries and treatments. Read more

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21 international doctors sign open letter against youth transgender ‘transition’ procedures

Jul 14, 2023

By Daniel Payne

The doctors argued in the letter published in the Wall Street Journal that the risks of cross-sex hormone usage for... Read more

Saint Francis Memorial Hospital in San Francisco.

Complex Catholic hospital mergers pose ethics challenge for U.S. bishops

Jul 13, 2023

By Kevin J. Jones, Lauretta Brown

The U.S. bishops’ conference has asked its Committee on Doctrine to address issues such as transgender surgeries and hormone treatments. Read more

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Fight over abortion, transgender treatments heats up ahead of defense spending vote

Jul 12, 2023

By Peter Pinedo

With the annual military budget package soon to hit Congress, the fight over military spending on abortion and transgender treatments... Read more

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UK Christian mom wins appeal after being fired from school job for social media posts

Jun 20, 2023

By Madeleine Teahan

Kristie Higgs shared the posts after learning that the school where she worked and where her child attended planned to... Read more

Thousands protest outside Dodgers Stadium June 16, 2023, while the Dodgers' honored the controversial group the "Sisters of the Perpetual Indulgence."

Thousands march in prayer procession protesting Dodgers honoring anti-Catholic drag group

Jun 19, 2023

By Peter Pinedo

As protestors gathered to pray outside of Dodger Stadium, inside the stadium the Dodgers honored the “Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence.” Read more

The U.S. bishops met in Baltimore for their annual fall general assembly on Nov. 14-17.

U.S. bishops approve plan for guidance to health care institutions on transgender issues

Jun 16, 2023

By Lauretta Brown

At the final day of their spring meeting in Orlando, Florida, the U.S. bishops discussed updates to directives for Catholic... Read more

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England’s health service to stop prescribing puberty blockers for kids

Jun 12, 2023

By Kevin J. Jones

The NHS found that there is not enough evidence to support the “safety or clinical effectiveness” of puberty-blocking drugs for... Read more

Dodger Stadium with downtown Los Angeles in the background.

Dodgers pitcher denounces team’s decision to honor anti-Catholic group: ‘God cannot be mocked’

May 31, 2023

By Peter Pinedo

A Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher became the latest MLB player to publicly condemn the Dodgers’ decision to honor an anti-Catholic... Read more

Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles.

MLB player condemns Dodgers’ decision to honor anti-Catholic group; team announces day for Christians

May 30, 2023

By Peter Pinedo

The Los Angeles Dodgers announced they will be hosting a “Christian Faith & Family Day” on July 30 amid growing... Read more

After receiving criticism a Manhattan Catholic church has changed the name of an art display from the title “God is Trans: A Queer Spiritual Journey” to “A Queer Spiritual Journey.”

‘God is trans’ exhibit at New York Catholic church gets new name, and it’s ‘queer’

May 18, 2023

By Joe Bukuras

Following concerns expressed by the Archdiocese of New York, a Manhattan Catholic church has changed the name of an art... Read more

The Church of St. Paul the Apostle in Manhattan hosted an exhibit titled "God is Trans."

UPDATE: ‘God is trans’ exhibit remains in church, but with controversial title removed

May 15, 2023

By Joe Bukuras

A controversial art display at a Manhattan Catholic church titled “God is Trans: A Queer Spiritual Journey” is undergoing a... Read more

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New York Archdiocese: We’re investigating ‘God is trans’ exhibit at Catholic parish

May 9, 2023

By Joe Bukuras

The exhibit “maps the queer spiritual journey” and claims that “there is no devil.” Read more

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Does the Navy endorse drag shows? Tik Tok video has lawmakers demanding answers 

May 9, 2023

By Tyler Arnold

The Navy’s decision to enlist a TikTok drag queen influencer as a digital ambassador has some lawmakers and others questioning... Read more

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Mexican pro-life leader in court for criticizing trans legislator

May 5, 2023

By David Ramos

Rodrigo Iván Cortés had criticized Salma Luévano, a trans woman, for disrespectful remarks the federal legislator made regarding religious leaders. Read more

Archbishop Paul S. Coakley preaching during Mass in the cathedral in 2021.

Archbishop Coakley: Respond with love to those with gender dysphoria without compromising truth

May 4, 2023

By Jonah McKeown

Archbishop Paul Coakley of Oklahoma City in an interview this week called for responding to those experiencing gender dysphoria with... Read more

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California teachers sue over policy that forces them to hide students’ gender preference

May 2, 2023

By Tyler Arnold

Two middle school teachers in California sued their school district April 27 over a policy they argue could force them... Read more

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Mexico law banning ‘conversion therapy’ would unleash ‘witch hunt,’ pro-family leader says

Apr 27, 2023

By Ana Paula Morales

The bill makes changes to the Federal Criminal Code and the General Law on Health and would criminalize so-called “conversion... Read more

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Twitter ends speech restrictions on transgender issues

Apr 19, 2023

By Tyler Arnold

Twitter quietly updated its policy on “hateful conduct” to remove its bans on “deadnaming” and “misgendering” transgender people. Read more