Students for Life of America (SFLA) is working to identify and document every Christian school in the country that partners with the nation’s largest abortion vendor, Planned Parenthood, as an on-going project for student activists. SFLA is mobilizing the Pro-Life Generation and … Continue reading
National Catholic Register, Joseph Pronechen: It was Christmas Eve, 1841, in Montana’s Bitterroot Valley. Montana was still decades from statehood. The Salish Indians in that locality had welcomed missionaries only in September. Father Pierre-Jean De Smet, the well-known Jesuit missionary, … Continue reading
Angelus, Steve Lowery: When Dallas McGowan, a fifth-grader at St. Elizabeth of Hungary School in Altadena, found out his best friend and classmate Mario Ramirez had been shot, he was, according to his mother Denise, “shocked.” Story is here.
National Catholic Register, Zubair Simonson, O.F.S.: What was it like growing up Muslim in the United States? The answer, in my case, is that it was a cakewalk. I’d met a fair number of people who’d converted to Islam, and … Continue reading
The Pillar: According to financial records of the Archdiocese of Washington, $2,012,639 was designated for “continuing ministry activities for [the] Archbishop Emeritus” during the 2020 fiscal year. The amount is a 35% increase from the $1,488,059 allocated to Wuerl’s ministry … Continue reading
Denver Catholic, Aaron Lambert: Father Leo Heinrichs woke up the morning of Feb. 23, 1908, and prepared for the 6 a.m. Mass at St. Elizabeth of Hungary Parish in Denver. While he normally said the 8 a.m. Mass, Father Leo … Continue reading
CNA, Diego Lopez Marina: A church in Mexico City was the scene on Sunday of the death of Juan, a man in his sixties who got down on his knees to pray at the entrance of the church, made his … Continue reading
CNN Editor’s Note: All of the witnesses to this massacre have been given pseudonyms at their request due to fears of retribution. Abraham began burying the bodies in the morning and didn’t stop until nightfall. The corpses, some dressed in … Continue reading
The Tablet, Tom Heneghan: The book about Marthe Robin is due to be published on 8 October. A new book about the late French mystic Marthe Robin, declared venerable in 2014 by the Vatican, accuses her of plagiarising her spiritual … Continue reading
National Catholic Register, Jim Graves: Catholic evangelization in California began more than two centuries ago when Spanish Franciscans, first led by famed missionary St. Junípero Serra, traveled up El Camino Real (the king’s highway) to teach California Indians the Catholic Faith. … Continue reading
St. Robert Southwell, Jesuit priest and martyr, was hanged, drawn and quartered on February 21, 1595. To commemorate the anniversary and to celebrate the legacy of this great Catholic saint and poet, Joseph Pearce was interviewed by Jan Franczak for … Continue reading
CNA: Hannah Brockhaus: Pope Francis on Saturday accepted the resignation of Cardinal Robert Sarah as prefect of the Congregation for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments. Sarah, who turned 75 in June 2020, was the most senior African … Continue reading
National Catholic Register: In a decree issued earlier this month, the cardinal who heads the Vatican City State said that employees who refuse to receive the COVID-19 vaccine when deemed necessary for their work could face penalties up to termination … Continue reading
Of the six listed in this article I knew one very well and once visited another one. The year was 1974. I was boarding as a seminarian in Rome at the Norbertine Generalate House where Father van Straaten lived. Forty-seven … Continue reading
CNA: According to new rules which will reportedly take effect on May 1, China’s state-run Catholic Church and bishops’ conference will select, approve, and ordain episcopal candidates—with no mention of the Vatican’s involvement in the process. Report is here.