Leaders of the U.S. Bishops’ Conference (USCCB) have thrown their moral weight behind legislation that would ban male students from participating in women’s sports.
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The Vatican has announced Pope Francis will livestream his Christmas liturgies this year without public participation due to concerns over the coronavirus.
Pope Francis has written a letter to Europe, laying out his “dream” for the continent’s future that includes the elimination of legalized abortion.
Several gunmen opened fire on Christians inside a Pentecostal church in Punjab, killing one and injuring three more, UCA News reported Monday.
Security forces surrounded Christian churches in the African nation of Gabon Sunday to prevent the reopening of Sunday worship after six months of government-imposed lockdown due to the coronavirus.
A Catholic charity has launched a campaign urging Prime Minister Boris Johnson to grant UK asylum to a young Christian girl in Pakistan receiving death threats from a Muslim rapist who forced her to marry him and convert to Islam.
ROME — Pope Francis announced the names of 13 bishops and priests he intends to make cardinals in November, including the outspoken anti-Trump Archbishop of Washington, D.C.
Poland’s high court struck down a provision permitting doctors to abort fetuses on the grounds of congenital defects, saying the law violates the national Constitution.
Pope Francis set forth measures to combat the “environmental crisis” Friday, urging Christians to adopt a sober, humble lifestyle.
San Francisco Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone released a statement Wednesday arguing for ‘inclusive’ civil unions that disregard people’s sexual proclivities to embrace non-sexual living arrangements.
ROME — The former bishop of Hong Kong, Cardinal Joseph Zen, has labeled the Vatican’s extended deal with the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) a “complete defeat” for faithful Catholics.
The Vatican has extended its controversial 2018 agreement with the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) regarding the naming of Catholic bishops in the country.
Pope Francis has given his tentative support for civil union laws for same-sex couples in a documentary that premiered Wednesday in Rome.
Pope Francis urged Christians on Tuesday to learn from the example of Jesus Christ dying so that others may live.
This year’s presidential election offers a choice between “two completely different views of America,” contends the National Catholic Register in a recent essay.
San Francisco Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone performed the rite of exorcism this weekend outside St. Raphael Catholic Church where protesters had toppled a statue of Saint Junipero Serra.
U.S. Senators Todd Young (R-IN) and Tim Kaine (D-VA) sent a letter to Pope Francis Monday asking the pontiff to use his moral authority to pressure Beijing to halt abuses of Uyghur Muslims in China’s Xinjiang province.
San Diego Bishop Robert McElroy said this week that for many Catholic voters the issue of climate change is more important than opposition to abortion.
Public support for abortion does not make a politician a bad Catholic, argued San Diego Bishop Robert McElroy in an online address this week.
The Catholic Coalition Against Religious Tests for Office launched a video ad campaign Wednesday pleading with four Democrat senators to stand against religious persecution by their party.
Pope Francis met with the parents of Father Roberto Malgesini, an Italian priest who was stabbed to death last month by a Tunisian immigrant to whom he had given assistance.
Denver Archbishop Samuel Aquila has called out Planned Parenthood’s well-funded crusade to keep late-term abortion legal in Colorado.
A study evaluating the free speech policies of Scottish universities awarded failing marks to several for their systematic silencing of pro-life groups.
ROME — Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador has written to Pope Francis asking him to offer an apology to the Mexican people for the atrocities committed during the Spanish Conquest in 1521.
The redoubtable bishop of Knoxville (TN) has once again questioned the integrity of Joe Biden’s Catholic faith, given his public support for abortion on demand.
The Vatican’s Permanent Observer to the United Nations reminded the U.N. General Assembly this week that all human beings enjoy the inalienable right to life, including the unborn.
The bishop of Knoxville, Tennessee, said Friday that Joe Biden supports the “ultimate abuse” of human dignity--abortion--comparing the practice to slavery.
Former ESPN host Keith Olbermann lashed out at Trump supporters Friday night, calling for the prosecution and conviction of all those connected with the president.
Jihadists with ties to the al-Qaeda terror network executed a Christian missionary after four years in captivity in the African nation of Mali, Swiss authorities reported Friday.
Pope Francis has continued to keep his face uncovered and shake hands in his meetings with the faithful, despite the Vatican’s imposition this week of an outdoor mask mandate in the small city-state.
The Manchester City Council has passed an order banning prayer vigils and peaceful protests around the Marie Stopes abortion clinic, the Christian Institute reports Friday.
The redoubtable Cardinal Joseph Zen has attacked the Vatican Secretary of State over recent remarks about the Holy See’s deal with China, accusing the Vatican chief of telling “a series of lies.
Pope Francis attacked the “worship of the ancient golden calf” and the “idolatry of money” Thursday, just two weeks after sacking a prominent Vatican cardinal for financial impropriety.
ROME — The former president of the Italian Bishops’ Conference acknowledged Pope Francis does have his critics in the Church but stressed constructive criticism does not make a person an enemy of the pope.
Pope Francis said Wednesday that the world is in need of “zealous Christians” who are able to defend life and make a case for morality in the public square.
Catholic League president Bill Donohue has censured New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo for his malicious targeting of Orthodox Jews in a recent edict against the coronavirus.
The bishop of Grand Island, Nebraska, has issued a powerfully worded letter calling on Christians to unite in their absolute opposition to abortion and its supporters.
ROME — The president of the Italian Society of Anti-infection Therapy (SITA) said Tuesday Italy’s new decree mandating outdoor mask-wearing is a mistake.
An Oregon State University professor of Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies has alleged that “white Christians” are to blame for West Coast wildfires because of their “denial of climate science.
The U.K.-based Lancet medical journal has denounced “medical racism” in the United States as part of purported ongoing “structural violence” present in the country.
Pope Francis has proposed “a different way of understanding relations and exchanges between countries” that minimizes the idea of citizenship in a particular nation and emphasizes the common humanity of all people.
Pope Francis has reiterated his call for a more welcoming attitude toward migrants, insisting that everyone has the right to “dream of a better future.”
Pope Francis has decried the resurgence of populism and nationalism on the world stage, calling instead for greater multilateralism.
Pope Francis makes his best case for multilateralism in a new teaching letter, calling for more authority for supranational organizations like the United Nations against resurgent populism and nationalism.
Pope Francis has called on Christians to break down walls and embrace a love without borders in a new encyclical letter released on Sunday
Congressman Scott Perry (R-PA) railed against the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) Thursday as the group celebrated 71 years of national rule.
The president of the Italian Society of Anti-infection Therapy (SITA) has criticized new laws mandating outdoor mask-wearing, insisting that these politically motivated maneuvers have “no scientific rationale.
New York Cardinal Timothy Dolan said this week Judge Amy Coney Barrett is the “best candidate around” to become a Supreme Court justice.
The indomitable Archbishop Charles J. Chaput has called out the left for its rabid attacks on Judge Amy Coney Barrett, arguing that believing Catholics are not “extremists.
The former head of the Vatican’s highest doctrinal office told Breitbart News Thursday that upcoming U.S. elections will have an enormous geopolitical impact for decades to come.
The Vatican’s Secretary of State decried the intolerance of political correctness Wednesday as an insidious attack on religious freedom present in many Western democracies.
A growing number of human rights advocates and observers are vocally expressing their bewilderment at the Vatican’s silence over the egregious human rights abuses perpetrated by the Chinese Communist Party (CCP).
Fulani Muslim militants in Delta State, Nigeria, abducted a Catholic priest this weekend whom they had previously kidnapped and released in 2016, local news reported Monday.
Pope Francis emphasized the involuntary nature of migration Sunday, insisting that, like Jesus, migrants and refugees are “forced to flee.”
ROME — Conversion and growth in holiness are often a “painful process,” Pope Francis said Sunday, because they demand spiritual warfare.
President Trump’s nomination of Judge Amy Coney Barrett is “yet another sign of his commitment to uphold the Constitution and defending the Right to Life of all humans—born and preborn,” Texas Right to Life said in a statement Saturday.
The Vatican’s secretary of state and foreign minister will join U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo for a high-level symposium on international religious freedom on September 30.
Bishop Thomas Paprocki of Springfield, Illinois, has employed arguments from bioethics to assert that the state has no right to enforce months-long lockdowns in response to an epidemic such as the coronavirus.
Pope Francis denounced the nations and international groups that promote abortion, telling the U.N. General Assembly Friday that the “unborn child” must be protected.
Pope Francis told the U.N. General Assembly Friday that the world stands at a crossroads between a beneficial multilateralism and a dangerous resurgence of nationalism.
Climate alarmists have warned that a Trump reelection could mean America becoming a “failed state” as well as the possible “extinction” of the human race.
A masked man broke into the Incarnation Catholic Church northwest of Tampa, Florida, last weekend and set fire to the interior before fleeing, the Tampa Bay Times reported Tuesday.
Pope Francis appealed to the “consciences of lawmakers” Wednesday, urging them to awaken to the right to life of the unborn in opposition to abortion.
Former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich said Monday that billionaire left-wing disrupter George Soros is actively working to undermine the American political system.
ROME — Pope Francis declared Wednesday that everyone’s voice is important to beat the coronavirus, not just those of experts, the wealthy, and the powerful.
The former Archbishop of Philadelphia, Charles J. Chaput, has praised the National Catholic Prayer Breakfast for honoring U.S. Attorney General William Barr, calling him a man with a “moral spine.
The percentage of adults worldwide who believe that a woman should be able to have an abortion whenever she wants one has dropped to just 44 percent, the Washington Post reported Monday.
Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán warned Monday that today’s European institutions do not serve the interests of the citizens of Europe, but rather those of prominent billionaire disrupter George Soros.
Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán railed against liberal ideology Monday, insisting that conservatives must defend schoolchildren from destructive leftist propaganda.
U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has urged the Vatican to bring its considerable moral authority to bear on the Chinese Communist Party (CCP), which persists in oppressing Christians and people of other faiths.
ROME — Pope Francis has called for universal distribution of vaccines for COVID-19, insisting that the “richest” individuals should not be first in line to receive them.
More than three-quarters of Catholic Democrats support legal abortion, the Pew Research Center revealed this week.
Chinese state-sponsored cyber-hackers have continued targeting Vatican computer networks as the Holy See enters discussions with Beijing over the renewal of their 2018 deal on the naming of Catholic bishops in China.
The U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) has urged the Vatican to highlight religious liberty in its deliberations with China prior to renewing a 2018 deal on the naming of bishops in the country.
Newark Cardinal Joe Tobin told a panel of Catholics Tuesday they could vote for Joe Biden in good conscience, adding that he would have a harder time justifying a vote for Donald Trump.
Pope Francis said Wednesday that the earth, sea, and all creatures possess a “mystical capacity” to bring humanity to God and into communion with nature.
Police have arrested a man suspected of beheading and toppling a historic statue of Jesus in El Paso’s Saint Patrick’s Cathedral on Tuesday.
A conservative Catholic advocacy group has launched a $9.7 million campaign against Democrat presidential nominee Joe Biden, targeting Catholic voters in swing states.
Pope Francis urged Christians to care for creation Wednesday, insisting that the abuse of ecosystems is a “grave sin” while lamenting the negative effects of global warming.
The Boko Haram terror group is intensifying its recruitment of children as suicide bombers and soldiers, International Christian Concern (ICC) reported Tuesday.
The Boko Haram terror group is intensifying its recruitment of children as suicide bombers and soldiers, International Christian Concern (ICC) reported Tuesday.
The Association of U.S. Catholic Priests (AUSCP) has blasted the “scandalous” decision to honor U.S. Attorney General William Barr at the annual National Catholic Prayer Breakfast.
A Catholic advocacy group has published a scathing review of Joe Biden’s political record on issues considered vitally important to conscientious Catholics.
The Pontifical Academy of Life has tweeted out a photoshopped version of Michelangelo’s statue of the Pietà, making the body of Jesus black.
The archbishop of Milwaukee has renewed Catholics’ obligation to attend Sunday Mass, ending a six-month dispensation from Sunday worship given during the height of the coronavirus pandemic.
The progressive leader of the Bishops’ Conferences of the European Community (COMECE) has called on Europeans to open their doors to migrants stranded in camps in Libya, Lesbos, and Lampedusa.
Muslim extremists have carried out a door-to-door anti-Christian murder campaign this summer, killing over 500 Christians since June, Christianpersecution.com reported.
The Vatican has issued a letter to the world’s bishops urging the resumption of public Sunday Masses, stressing that “it is necessary and urgent to return to the normality of Christian life.
Pope Francis said Saturday that it is “evident” climate change is to blame for a number of humanity's social ills as well as disrupting the balance of nature.
A town councillor in Cornwall has written to Britain's Home Secretary accusing a Baptist preacher of spreading hate by criticising gay pride, requesting the pastor’s immediate deportation to his native Australia.
Climate alarmists are pinning specific extreme weather events on global warming, insisting that they would have “almost no chance of happening without human-induced climate change.”
Abortion lobbyist NARAL warned its followers Thursday that “abortion is front and center” in the upcoming elections and another four years of Donald Trump in the White House will spell disaster for abortion rights.
Italy has set its sights on Muslim tourism in its bid to reignite flagging travel, launching an ambitious “Italy Muslim Friendly” project to lure more Muslims into the Bel Paese.
Pope Francis called out those who would exploit the Wuhan coronavirus for partisan purposes, insisting Wednesday that people must seek the common good above all.
The redoubtable bishop of Knoxville has attacked Joe Biden for his selective quoting of Pope Francis that avoids the pope’s frequent condemnation of abortion.
Disney has drawn a backlash for its indifference to religious freedom and human rights, cozying up to the Chinese Communist Party and filming parts of its new live action blockbuster Mulan in a city that incarcerates Uyghurs and other Muslim minorities.
Italian tourism for 2020 has suffered far worse than originally estimated with projected losses in the neighborhood of 100 billion euros, a new report reveals.
The Catholic Coalition Against Religious Tests for Office has written to Washington, DC Archbishop Wilton Gregory urging him to publicly address the anti-Catholic bigotry of the leadership of the Democratic Party.
The Chinese Communist Party (CCP) has enacted a new set of regulations obliging foreign teachers to refrain from sharing their religious faith with their students under penalty of losing their visas, the South China Morning Post reported Sunday.
The Vatican has reasserted the strict duty of priests to defend the seal of the confessional in the face of mounting external pressure to overturn the ancient practice.