The Venezuelan Bishops’ Conference has demanded national elections and a “democratic transition” to free the country from the failed leadership of dictator Nicolás Maduro.
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A qualified female student from the University of Dallas was rejected for an internship program simply because she is white, the College Fix reported Monday. “Unfortunately, you are not eligible for the program,” the the rejection letterstated.
The Washington Post has published another glowing essay fawning over Joe Biden’s purportedly “devout” Catholic faith as a source of healing for America.
A young woman reportedly of the Boko Haram terror group blew herself up in northern Cameroon last Friday, killing at least 13 people, the Barnabas Fund reported Tuesday.
The U.S. Supreme Court began hearing oral arguments Tuesday morning in a high-level free speech case involving a Christian student who was barred from sharing his faith on his college campus.
Pope emeritus Benedict XVI will receive the coronavirus vaccine as soon as it becomes available, his personal secretary revealed Tuesday.
Catholic League president Bill Donohue said Monday that Big Tech’s censoring of Parler is “the most serious assault on freedom of speech we have ever seen by private companies in American history.
Celebrated god-slayer Richard Dawkins has come out in favor of Twitter’s ban on President Donald Trump, insisting free speech is not in danger from Big Tech.
Pope Francis has insisted that receiving the coronavirus vaccine is a moral imperative, in apparent contradiction of a statement by the Vatican’s doctrinal office.
More than 1.1 million abortions have already taken place worldwide in the first ten days of 2021, according to statistics provided by the World Health Organization (W.H.O.
Pope Francis sent greetings and prayers to the American people Sunday while urging national reconciliation and the recovery of “democratic values.”
Pakistani police have charged three young Christians with blasphemy after local Muslims purportedly found burned pages of the Quran, the Christian Post reported Saturday.
London mayor Sadiq Khan has written to Boris Johnson requesting the immediate closure of all places of worship to curb the spread of coronavirus cases.
Pope Francis has reached out to the Venezuelan people “sorely tried by the sufferings caused by the scourge of the pandemic” and by “the arrogance of the powerful,” Vatican News reported Thursday.
China’s state-run Global Times gloated Thursday over this week’s violence at the U.S. Capitol, calling it a harbinger of the death of “freedom and democracy” in America.
The head of the U.S. Bishops’ Conference (USCCB) has condemned the violence that took place at the U.S. Capitol Wednesday, while urging a “peaceful transition of power.
The archbishop of Washington, DC, Cardinal Wilton Gregory, issued a statement Wednesday suggesting that some of the blame for the violence in the nation’s Capitol falls on the shoulders of President Trump.
Selective abortions have reduced the number of births of babies with Down syndrome in Europe by more than 50 percent, according to a report Tuesday by Catholic News Agency (CNA).
Militant jihadists killed at least 24 people, abducted 20 more, and torched a church in two Christmas Eve attacks in northeast Nigeria, the Barnabas Fund reported Tuesday.
Pope Francis has suspended his annual celebration of baptisms in the Vatican this January citing concerns over the coronavirus.
Gunmen from the Islamic State terror group opened fire on a group of Hazara coal miners in southwestern Pakistan Sunday, killing eleven.
Leaked documents reveal that the federal government gave nearly 80 million dollars of taxpayer money to overseas abortion provider EngenderHealth over six years ending in 2019.
The once prestigious Lancet medical journal has called on the Biden administration to significantly increase U.S. funding of the United Nations and the World Health Organization to reestablish American global health leadership after four years of “disruption” by Donald Trump.
Celebrated evangelical pastor Franklin Graham warned that new “gender-inclusive language” in the House of Representatives threatens the most fundamental human relationships.
Pope Francis said Sunday he was “pained” to read of wealthy people taking flights to escape new coronavirus lockdown measures at home.
The Vatican has urged greater attention to migrants in the new year, inviting the faithful to see them as people who have been “displaced like Jesus.”
Nigerian Bishop Moses Chikwe and his driver, who were abducted by gunmen on December 27, were released by their kidnappers late Friday, church officials report.
Pope Francis said Friday humanity needs a vaccine for the "heart" along with a vaccine for the coronavirus.
Police have arrested a man who allegedly smashed windows of a historic Catholic church in Leicester, England, while denouncing “parasitic Christians.”
Pope Francis called for prayers Friday for the safe return of Nigerian Bishop Moses Chikwe, who was abducted last Sunday with his driver.
Chicago has just concluded one of the most violent years in its history, with a massive increase in shooting incidents and homicides, Time magazine reports.
Abortion was once again the number-one cause of death globally in 2020, with nearly 43 million unborn babies killed in the womb, according to data provided by Worldometer.
President Trump issued a powerful proclamation on religious liberty Tuesday to commemorate the 850th Anniversary of the Martyrdom of Saint Thomas Becket.
Some 1,000 girls are forced to convert to Islam in Pakistan each year, according to a report Monday from the Associated Press (AP).
Pope Francis has proclaimed 2021 as a year dedicated to the family, urging greater study of the “ideal of conjugal and family love.”
Pope Francis took advantage of his yearly Christmas message Friday to reiterate his message of inclusiveness, multilateralism, and openness to immigration.
Pope Francis has again snubbed the Uyghur Muslims in his Christmas blessing Friday, calling attention to suffering and injustice around the world while omitting any reference to those suffering under China’s Communist regime.
Pope Francis has given the poor and homeless of the city of Rome an unusual Christmas present: 4,000 free coronavirus tests.
At least 20 African migrants drowned Thursday when a dinghy carrying about 45 people sank off the coast of Tunisia.
Pope Francis has written a Christmas letter to the people of Lebanon, sending condolences for their sufferings while wishing them hope and peace.
Catholic League president Bill Donohue has noted history’s great irony that “no segment of society punishes the poor more than those who champion their cause.”
The Vatican’s doctrinal office (CDF) declared Monday that in present circumstances “it is morally acceptable to receive Covid-19 vaccines that have used cell lines from aborted fetuses in their research and production process.
The Vatican has announced that Pope Francis will receive the Pfizer coronavirus vaccine in January, which will also be made available to the 800 residents and nearly 3,000 workers of the small city-state.
Austrian police have arrested two more suspects for alleged involvement in the November 2 Islamic terror attack in Vienna.
Pope Francis urged Christians Sunday to avoid falling into the trap of Christmas commercialism through spirituality and generous giving.
A 17-year-old female jihadist presumably of the Boko Haram terror group killed at least three people and injured another seven in a suicide attack in northeastern Nigeria on Saturday.
“The pandemic must not make us forget other dramatic situations, such as violence and abuses against migrants,” said Father Fabio Baggio of the Vatican’s office for Migrants and Refugees in an interview with Vatican News Friday.
The year 2020 was marked by the global coronavirus pandemic, Pope Francis said Thursday, but also saw a worrisome a surge in “nationalism, racism, and xenophobia.”
The Hungarian parliament passed a measure this week amending the national constitution to more clearly enshrine the meaning of family and gender as traditionally understood.
Argentinean abortion activist Florencia Rumpel has launched a new video game called “Little Fetus Doom” in which players must kill off pro-life women, priests, and police before winning the game by shooting a fetus.
The Catholic Coalition Against Religious Tests for Office has challenged Georgia Senate hopeful Jon Ossoff to renounce the anti-Catholic bias of his party’s leadership.
Left wing media are rending their collective garments over the burning of a couple BLM flags, writes Catholic League President Bill Donohue, all the while winking at the destruction of statues, the vandalization of churches, and the looting of shops.
The Global Interfaith Commission on LGBT+ Lives issued a declaration Wednesday calling for the recognition of all sexual proclivities and acts as “part of the natural order.
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said Monday he is eager to work with the Vatican on shared concerns like combatting climate action and protecting migrants.
Iraqi Archbishop Bashar Warda has underscored the “immense” historic importance of Pope Francis’ upcoming visit to Iraq, as Christians’ survival in the country hangs in the balance.
Leaders of the U.S. Bishops’ Conference (USCCB) declared Monday that Catholics have a “moral responsibility” to be vaccinated against the coronavirus.
The Cuban Catholic bishops have expressed their solidarity with the “weary and overburdened people” of Cuba in a Christmas message intended to inspire hope in the coming of Jesus Christ.
Catholic League president Bill Donohue has denounced the hypocrisy of mainstream media that fawn over Joe Biden’s “devout” Catholic faith while pillorying those who actually embrace Church teaching.
The Women’s Strike movement organized a demonstration in Warsaw, Poland, Sunday to protest a recent High Court ruling banning eugenic abortions of babies with Dow syndrome and other disabilities.
The Archdiocese of Washington, D.C., has filed a federal lawsuit against Mayor Muriel Bowser over “unscientific” and “discriminatory” restrictions on public worship during the coronavirus pandemic.
Pope Francis tied together the coronavirus pandemic and climate change Saturday, insisting that both crises have ethical, social, economic, and political relevance.
Pope Francis urged the international community to assist Christians forced out of the Middle East as they attempt to return home.
The Vatican lit up the figures of Mary, Joseph, and Jesus in a sculpture of migrants and refugees Friday to highlight their status as immigrants.
Pope Francis extolled the role of art and artists Saturday, asserting that true art keeps beauty alive and instils hope in those who contemplate it.
The Vatican uncovered its 2020 manger scene in Saint Peter’s Square Friday, leaving onlookers scattered, scandalized, and scornful.
The head of the Vatican’s Department for Human Development has warned of disastrous consequences if the world does not unite behind a more ambitious battle against climate change.
Radical Islamists have killed at least 30 Christians, raped 10 young women and girls, and kidnapped fifteen others in a spate of recent attacks in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), the Christian Post reported Wednesday.
Catholic League president Bill Donohue has denounced Joe Biden’s pick of “pro-abortion zealot” Xavier Becerra as Secretary of Health and Human Services, calling for all-out opposition to the appointment.
Belgium’s Minister of Justice Vincent Van Quickenborne will meet with religious leaders Wednesday to work out more equitable coronavirus restrictions, following a court ruling that found current measures “disproportionate.
Americans’ mental health is taking a much worse beating than their physical health during the coronavirus pandemic, according to a Gallup poll released this week.
Pope Francis has partnered with leaders of major corporations and organizations such as BP, Johnson & Johnson, DuPont, the Rockefeller Foundation, the Ford Foundation, Visa, and Estée Lauder to form the Council for Inclusive Capitalism.
The leaders of the United States Bishops’ Conference (USCCB) have issued a special Advent appeal for a moratorium on federal executions.
The Vatican announced Monday that Pope Francis will make a three-day visit to Iraq in March as a show of support for the nation’s beleaguered Christian community.
Archbishop Charles Chaput has warned of serious scandal if bishops indicate their willingness to give Holy Communion to Joe Biden despite his overt support for abortion.
Unidentified gunmen opened fire and wounded a priest and a seminarian driving to Mass on Sunday in the village of Akum in the Northwest region of Cameroon.
Panelists at Jesuit-run Georgetown University converged Friday in the common belief that a Biden administration will see eye-to-eye on many issues with the Vatican of Pope Francis.
A presumed arsonist set fire to the Basilica of the Agony in Gethsemane Friday, a holy site where Jesus is believed to have spent the final night with his apostles before being crucified the next day.
ROME — Pope Francis has chosen Joe Biden’s slogan “build back better” to describe his vision for the great reset after the coronavirus pandemic, saying he finds the expression “quite striking.
TheLancet medical journal asserts in its latest issue that the effects of the dual crises of climate change and the coronavirus are “converging” and require a concerted response.
The French Bishops’ Conference (CEF) published a statement this week acknowledging new, more reasonable government limitations on public worship in an effort to curb the spread of the coronavirus.
The president of the Polish Bishops’ Conference has denounced a recent European Parliament resolution attacking Poland over a Court ruling banning eugenic abortions.
The year 2020 was already looking like a tough year even before the coronavirus outbreak, Pope Francis told a group of new ambassadors to the Holy See Friday.
The Swiss Catholic bishops issued a statement Wednesday lamenting reports of record-breaking emigration out of the Catholic Church in the country.
The global, interfaith Ruth Institute has lauded a recent UK court ruling that gender-confused minors are often incapable of informed consent when it comes to life-altering decisions.
The Vatican suggested Thursday that a Biden presidency might inject new life into the stagnant Paris Climate Accord after President Trump pulled the U.S. out of the deal in 2017.
Catholic League president Bill Donohue has denounced Joe Biden’s appointment of Neera Tanden to direct the Office of Management and Budget in his administration, asserting she is no friend to people of faith.
Pope Francis called for a “new social justice” Sunday in which all well-intentioned people will challenge the reigning utopia.
San Francisco Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone said this weekend that a new ban on worship violates a “a natural and a Constitutional right.”
A mob of Muslim villagers in Egypt attacked a church and assaulted Coptic Christians in retaliation for a Facebook post published by a young Coptic man, which Muslim locals considered insulting to the Prophet Muhammad.
Militants from the Boko Haram Islamic terror group slit the throats of at least 70 farmers Saturday in Borno State, northeast Nigeria, according to local reports.
Washington D.C. Archbishop Wilton Gregory said this week he will not deny Holy Communion to Joe Biden, upholding the practice established by former Cardinal Theodore McCarrick of offering Communion to pro-abortion politicians.
A number of churches, public buildings, and monuments across four continents were lit up in scarlet Wednesday in protest of Christian persecution.
Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán blasted billionaire disrupter George Soros Wednesday, denouncing his efforts to create a “European empire” under the banner of a global open society.
The Chinese Communist Party (CCP) has struck back at Pope Francis for his comments on the persecution of Uighur Muslims in Xinjiang.
Pope Francis says in a new book that anyone who truly cares about the environment will necessarily be opposed to abortion.
Pope Francis has recognized the Chinese Communist Party’s (CCP) persecution of the Uyghur Muslims for the first time in a new book on life after COVID-19.
Pope Francis met with a delegation of NBA players in the Vatican Monday to discuss economic equality and other “social justice issues.”
An Episcopal priest has written a scathing op-ed in the Los Angeles Times Monday, chiding the U.S. Catholic bishops for exposing Joe Biden’s schizophrenic relationship with the Church.
A group of teachers has rebelled against the decision by a Burbank California school district to ban a list of classic literary works tagged as “racist” by local thought police.
The bishop of Knoxville, Tennessee, has urged Catholic to pray for Joe Biden’s soul, begging God that he may undergo a “conversion of heart.”