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Theodore McCarrick before his dismissal from the clerical state.

Theodore McCarrick's court hearing is today: What to expect

Disgraced former cardinal Theodore McCarrick is expected to appear in a Massachusetts court on Friday morning for his arraignment. Read more

Federal court rules against 'transgender mandate'

A federal district court judge on Aug. 9 ruled in favor of Catholic and Christian health care organizations fighting the... Read more

Federal appeals court upholds Tennessee’s abortion waiting period

A full panel of the U.S. Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals on Thursday ruled in favor of Tennessee’s mandatory 48-hour... Read more

The Vatican flag. Credit: Mazur/www.thepapalvisit.org.uk.

Pope Francis nominates new prosecutor, judges for Vatican Court of Appeal

Pope Francis on Friday tapped a long-time Rome prosecutor to be public prosecutor for the Vatican City State’s Court of... Read more

Second federal court strikes down transgender mandate

“Today’s ruling protects patients, aligns with current medical research, and ensures doctors aren’t forced to violate their religious beliefs and... Read more

Cardinal Raymond Burke.

Pope Francis re-names Cardinal Burke to Vatican's highest court

Saturday the Vatican announced Pope Francis’ appointment of Cardinal Raymond Burke as a member of the Supreme Tribunal of the... Read more