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A pro-life pregnancy center in Hollywood, Florida, was defaced with pro-abortion graffiti over Memorial Day Weekend 2022.

U.S. bishops urge action following church, pro-life pregnancy attacks

Jun 13, 2022

By CNA Staff

The bishops say “each of us must choose the path of peace and open our hearts to the love that... Read more

Cardinal Timothy Dolan speaks to Colm Flynn of EWTN News In Depth in Hrebenne, Poland.

Cardinal Dolan talks Ukraine, refugee relief, Russian invasion

May 2, 2022

By Kevin J. Jones

The efforts to help Ukraine’s refugees are an inspiration, Cardinal Timothy Dolan of New York has said at the conclusion... Read more

A reliquary containing relics of Blessed Carlo Acutis at the Church of Sant'Angela Merici in Rome, Oct 11, 2021.

A relic of Blessed Carlo Acutis’ heart is coming to New York

Mar 18, 2022

By Courtney Mares

The relic will be brought from Italy to New York City on April 3. Read more

Pro-abortion demonstrators yelled obscenities at people leaving a pro-life vigil at St. Patrick's Cathedral in New York City on Jan. 22, 2022.

NYC pro-abortion activists curse at churchgoers, beam 'God loves abortion' onto St. Patrick's Cathedral

Jan 24, 2022

By Joe Bukuras

Demonstrators at a Jan. 22 pro-abortion rally used drums, profanity, and laser-projected images to disrupt a Mass and prayer vigil... Read more

American flag and Church.

New committee aims to build up political candidates who support religious liberty for all

Jan 19, 2022

By Jonah McKeown

The Religious Freedom Institute on Tuesday launched a committee to support political candidates who defend the free exercise of religion... Read more

Remains of statues vandalized at Our Lady of Mercy parish in New York City, July17, 2021. Credit: Diocese of Brooklyn.

Cardinal Dolan laments attacks on houses of worship in Religious Freedom Day message

Jan 15, 2022

By Christine Rousselle

Attacking houses of worship and religious art is akin to attacking the community who prays there, said Cardinal Timothy Dolan... Read more

Surveillance footage shows a man hammering at the Our Lady of Fatima statue located outside the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in Washington, D.C., on Dec. 5, 2021.

Here's the latest update on the attack on the Our Lady of Fatima statue in D.C.

Jan 14, 2022

By Katie Yoder

Police say they have identified a person of interest after releasing security camera footage of a man damaging an Our... Read more

Cardinal Timothy Dolan.

Human rights begin in the womb, Cardinal Dolan says

Oct 23, 2021

By Jonah McKeown

The first step to ending all forms of violence in society— whether related to crime, racism, or poverty— is ending... Read more

Cardinal Timothy Dolan of New York

Cardinal Dolan emphasizes hope amid global religious persecution

Jul 16, 2021

By Christine Rousselle

There is reason for hope for global religious freedom, Cardinal Timothy Dolan of New York told an international gathering of... Read more

Chinese Civil Rights Activist Chen Guangcheng, featured here at a talk at Catholic University of America, will speak at the IRF event July 13-15.

Charter ahead of international summit affirms religious freedom "for Everyone, Everywhere, All the Time"

Jun 29, 2021

By Alejandro Bermudez

Ahead of the International Religious Freedom Summit 2021 (IRF Summit), co-chairs Samuel Brownback and Katrina Lantos Swett, along with the... Read more

Cardinal Timothy Dolan of New York attends the No Hate. No Fear. Solidarity March at Columbus Park, Jan. 5, 2020.

Cardinal Dolan quarantining after contact with COVID-positive individual

Jan 29, 2021

The Archdiocese of New York announced Thursday that Cardinal Timothy Dolan is quarantining after “close contact” with someone who tested... Read more

Cardinal Timothy Dolan of New York attends the No Hate. No Fear. Solidarity March at Columbus Park, Jan. 5, 2020.

Cardinal Dolan: Catholics more 'hung up' on abortion as Biden administration looms

Jan 13, 2021

Cardinal Timothy Dolan of New York has explained why Catholics are not ashamed of being 'hung up’ on abortion, especially... Read more

Cardinal Timothy Dolan of New York attends the No Hate. No Fear. Solidarity March at Columbus Park, Jan. 5, 2020.

Cardinal Dolan condemns 'ugly and unlawful' defacement of St Patrick’s cathedral

Jan 6, 2021

Cardinal Timothy Dolan has denounced the defacement of St. Patrick’s Cathedral after protesters spray painted graffiti on its exterior.  Read more

Cardinal Timothy Dolan.

Bishops hail medical conscience protection by Trump administration

Dec 17, 2020

Cardinal Timothy Dolan of New York and Archbishop Joseph Naumann of Kansas City praised the administration's actions as “concrete steps... Read more

Cardinal Dolan: Stories of persecuted Christians should move hearts

Nov 22, 2020

American Christians must be better advocates for the world’s persecuted Christians, said speakers at a Thursday event featuring victims of... Read more

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Supreme Court hears arguments in Philadelphia adoption case

Nov 4, 2020

On Wednesday morning, the Supreme Court heard arguments on a Pennsylvania adoption case, as senior U.S. bishops warned of the... Read more

Cardinal Dolan speaks during a conference on communications at Santa Croce University in Rome on April 29, 2014.

Dolan says Barrett is 'best candidate' for SCOTUS seat

Oct 1, 2020

Cardinal Timothy Dolan of the Archdiocese of New York called Judge Amy Coney Barrett the “best candidate” for the Supreme... Read more

Cardinal Timothy Dolan attends Columbus Day parade in New York City.

Republican convention highlights religious freedom on night one

Aug 25, 2020

By Matt Hadro

The first night of the 2020 Republican National Convention in Charlotte featured prayers from a cardinal, appeals to religious freedom... Read more

Cardinal Timothy Dolan.

Cardinal Dolan to pray at Republican National Convention

Aug 18, 2020

Cardinal Timothy Dolan of New York will offer a prayer at the opening of the Republican National Convention next week,... Read more

US Secretary of State Michael Mike Pompeo.

Religious freedom is 'foremost' in unalienable rights, US commission reports

Jul 16, 2020

By Matt Hadro

A draft report Thursday from an advisory body to the U.S. State Department on human rights says that religious freedom... Read more