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Outside of the US Supreme Court House in Washington DC during the June 2015 ruling on the death penalty.

Supreme Court appears skeptical of Texas' death penalty standards

Dec 2, 2016

By Matt Hadro

The Supreme Court heard oral arguments Tuesday in a death penalty case that could determine the fate of a man... Read more

Texas bishops: The death penalty is a pro-life issue

Oct 10, 2016

The abolition of the death penalty is “undeniably a pro-life issue” that would better serve society and lead criminals to... Read more

Opening Mass for the synod of bishops on the family Oct. 8, 2015.

Pope taps parish priest as new bishop of Lubbock

Sep 27, 2016

By Elise Harris

The Vatican announced Tuesday that Pope Francis has named Msgr. Robert Milner Coerver, a parish priest from the Diocese of... Read more

Lethal injection room, New Mexico State Pen.

Will Texas execute two innocent men?

Aug 10, 2016

In Texas, two scheduled executions could kill innocent men, Catholic and other Christian leaders have warned.  Read more

Pope Francis with pilgrims gathered in St. Peter's Square for the general audience on Aug. 26, 2015.

What Pope Francis told young immigrants in Texas

Jul 27, 2016

As thousands of youth gather in Krakow this week for World Youth Day with Pope Francis, hundreds of undocumented immigrants... Read more

Texas governor mandates burial or cremation of aborted fetuses

Jul 8, 2016

After the Supreme Court recently struck down the state’s abortion clinic restriction law, Texas governor Gregg Abbott plans to require... Read more

2015 March for Life in Washington D.C. on Jan. 22, 2015.

Supreme Court ruling blasted for pro-abortion bias in Texas ruling

Jun 27, 2016

By Matt Hadro

In striking down Texas’ regulations of abortion clinics, the Supreme Court showed favoritism toward the supposed “right to abortion” over... Read more

US Supreme Court.

Supreme Court strikes down Texas abortion clinic regulations

Jun 27, 2016

On Monday, the Supreme Court struck down a 2013 Texas law regulating the safety of abortion clinics, saying in a... Read more

Bishop-elect Brendan Cahill of the Diocese of Victoria. Photo courtesy of the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston.

Galveston-Houston's vicar for clergy tapped to lead Victoria diocese

Apr 23, 2015

By Elise Harris

The Vatican announced Thursday that Fr. Brendan Cahill, Vicar for Clergy in the archdiocese of Galveston-Houston, has been named bishop... Read more

Texas State Senator Wendy Davis at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C. on Aug. 5, 2013.

Texas candidate softens opposition to abortion ban

Feb 16, 2014

Texas gubernatorial candidate Wendy Davis, who garnered national attention for her opposition to a 20-week abortion ban in the state,... Read more

Texas pro-life law takes effect after some portions struck down

Oct 29, 2013

A ban on abortions when an unborn baby can feel pain took effect in Texas today, one day after a... Read more

Mother And Baby by Anna Langova (CC0 1.0).

Texas House passes late-term abortion ban amid wide support

Jul 10, 2013

By Adelaide Mena

Pro-lifers nationwide lauded Texas legislators for passing a bill banning abortions after 20 weeks gestation on the grounds that unborn... Read more