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Montana judge strikes down law defining ‘sex’ as ‘male and female’ 

Jun 27, 2024

By Matt McDonald

The law defines “male” as a “a member of the human species” who has XY chromosomes. It defines “female” as... Read more


Montana Catholic bishops oppose abortion ballot initiative

May 8, 2024

By Grant Goral

In their May 3 letter, the bishops called the initiative an attack on the “recognition of the infinite dignity enjoyed... Read more

Statues of Joseph and Mary were stolen from a Nativity scene at St. Patrick’s Co-Cathedral in Billings, Montana, after vandals destroyed the statues the night of Jan. 16, 2023. The statues were found Jan. 26, 2023.

A ‘hate crime’ at Montana Catholic churches? Some think so

Jan 27, 2023

By Tina Dennelly

Vandals destroyed a Nativity scene at St. Patrick’s Co-Cathedral in Billings, Montana, the night of Jan. 16. Read more


Election 2022: Abortion appears on ballot in 5 states this November

Sep 26, 2022

By Katie Yoder

California, Michigan, and Vermont are proposing constitutional amendments to advance abortion, while Kentucky and Montana are voting on pro-life measures. Read more

New Montana law aimed at protecting women’s sports

May 10, 2021

Montana’s governor signed a bill on Friday requiring public school athletic teams to be designated by biological sex rather than... Read more

Father Austin Vetter. Photo courtesy of the Diocese of Bismarck.

Pope Francis appoints North Dakota priest to lead Diocese of Helena

Oct 8, 2019

By Courtney Mares

Pope Francis appointed Tuesday Fr. Austin A. Vetter as the next bishop of Helena, Montana.  Read more

Montana state capitol.

Montana governor vetoes Born-Alive Infant Protection Act

May 10, 2019

A leading national pro-life group has criticized Montana’s governor for vetoing a bill that would require medical professionals to save... Read more

Bill to ban revenge porn introduced in Montana

Jan 17, 2019

The state of Montana is considering a bill that would criminalize revenge porn - the circulation of nude photos of... Read more