LifeNews, Micaiah Bilger:The Trump administration is announcing new regulations today to partially defund Planned Parenthood and other abortion businesses of tens of millions of tax dollars. This is the second time Trump has taken steps to revoke taxpayer funding for … Continue reading
1Peter5, Maike Hickson: Cardinal Gerhard Müller, the former Prefect of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith, has given an interview to the Italian journalist Costanza Miriano, who works for the Italian television broadcaster RIA. In this new interview, the German cardinal rejects … Continue reading
Crux, Inés San Martin: Chilean bishops speaking at a Vatican news conference on Friday announced that all the country’s active bishops have submitted a written resignation to Pope Francis, in the wake of a three-day summit in Rome to discuss their … Continue reading
Joint Declaration: We, leaders, academics and followers of Christianity and the Dharmic religions (Buddhism, Hinduism, Jainism, and Sikhism) from Italy and abroad, gathered on 15 May 2018 for a conference entitled “Dharma and Logos. Dialogue and collaboration in a complex … Continue reading
1Peter5, Maike Hickson: Yesterday, I received a letter from an eyewitness who recently heard Cardinal Walter Kasper speak about Pope Francis and the intercommunion debate. In this 10 May speech, Kasper called Protestant spouses of Catholics “fresh cells in the Body … Continue reading
Church Pop: U.S. Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas recently delivered the commencement address to Christendom College, a Catholic liberal arts school in Virginia. And it was quite the speech! “I spent 25 years of my life in the wilderness away from … Continue reading
CNA, Christine Rousselle: “The spectacle of pale elites from increasingly barren societies trying to reduce the fertility of darker people in other societies is intrinsically grotesque.” Mary Eberstadt, senior research fellow at the Faith and Reason Institute. Read in full here.
Vatican News, Philippa Hitchen: Pope Francis’ forthcoming visit to the World Council of Churches in Geneva will provide a strong signal to the international community that trust and cooperation can prevail over the divisions of historical conflicts or religious identities. More … Continue reading
Crux, John L. Allen, Jr.: Among several controversial aspects of Monday’s transfer of the U.S. embassy in Israel to Jerusalem was the presence at the dedication ceremony of two high-profile American Evangelical pastors: John Hagee, founder of Christians United for Israel, … Continue reading
Horn News, Kyle Handler: , After several presidents broke their promise regarding moving the U.S. Embassy in Israel to Jerusalem, President Donald Trump stepped up to the plate and followed through on America’s 20-year promise on Monday. Democrats boycotted the … Continue reading
National Catholic Register, Joseph Pearce: Hilaire Belloc (1870-1953) is not as well-known as he and his talent deserve. From the last years of the reign of Queen Victoria until the first years of World War II, when ill health silenced his … Continue reading
CNA: As infants, Monica and Cristian Moya were hovering on the verge of death. But after their mother consecrated them to the Virgin Mary, they recovered from a severe case of pneumonia. Story is here.
Update on casualties Fox News, Ryan Gaydos: At least  Palestinians were killed Monday and more than  wounded as protests at the Gaza border with Israel turned deadly ahead of the U.S. Embassy opening in Jerusalem, Palestinian health officials said. … Continue reading
1Peter5, Maike Hickson: Today, on the Feast of Our Lady of Fatima, the Bishops and Ordinaries of Kazakhstan issued a Pastoral Letter about the continued relevance of Pope Paul VI’s encyclical Humanae Vitae concerning matters of human life. With this letter, the authors … Continue reading
Creative Minority Report: Association’s Statement reads in part: “There is undoubtedly a moral content to this referendum, but as with many other issues, there are also social, political and pastoral dimensions. For that reason we are concerned that some Catholic … Continue reading