s
Chinese bishop resigns as deadline for renewing Vatican deal nears

Ahead of the expected renewal of the Vatican-China deal this month, the former underground bishop of Mindong has announced his complete resignation from public life.

07 Oct 2020
s
Biden doubles down on abortion law pledge

Former vice president Joe Biden, the Democratic Party’s nominee for president, repeated his pledge to codify a right to abortion into federal law should the 1973 Roe v. Wade decision be overturned by the Supreme Court.

07 Oct 2020
s
Pope Francis Meets With Australian Nuncio, Amid 700k-Euro Bank Transfer Allegation

An Italian newspaper speculated that the transfer of funds from Cardinal Angelo Becciu’s department was used to bribe false witnesses in the trial of Cardinal George Pell.

By Edward Pentin 

06 Oct 2020
s
Abortion and COVID-19: Two Pandemics By the Numbers

Since 1973, there have been 61,628,584 abortions in America — a pandemic on an unprecedented scale

By John Grondelski 

06 Oct 2020
s
Cardinal Pell accuser denies Becciu bribery allegations

The accuser of Cardinal George Pell has denied he was bribed into making allegations of abuse against the cardinal, after Italian media have reported the allegation that Cardinal Angelo Becciu might have wired money to Australia as a bribe during Pell’s trial.

06 Oct 2020
s
4 Ways St. Faustina Shows Us How to Pray for Our Country

Reading through St. Faustina's Diary offers four suggestions for how we can pray for America now and in the future.

By Carrie Gress 

06 Oct 2020
s
Blessed Francis Xavier Seelos: America’s ‘Happy Saint’

“O help! O help! O holy Mother of God, let me become so inflamed and sanctified that I am not always thinking of breakfast.”

By Michael O’Neill 

06 Oct 2020
s
Analysis: Cardinal Becciu is accused of setting up Pell. But facts are few

When an allegation against a high-ranking churchman makes its way from Vatican-watchers to Italian newspapers to American headlines in just a matter of days, it’s a safe bet the story will have something to do with sex.

06 Oct 2020
s
'They inspire us every day': Carmelite sisters serve women with disabilities in new home

When asked what life is like in a new home for women with intellectual disabilities, run by the Carmelite sisters in Wauwatosa, Wisconsin, Sr. M. Rose Therese laughs affectionately.

05 Oct 2020
s
Cardinal Zen on China: ‘There is Nothing More to Do Other Than Prayer’

Cardinal Zen has criticized the lack of transparency over the Vatican’s handling of China.

By Bree A. Dail 

05 Oct 2020
s
Amy Coney Barrett, Mary Ann Glendon and the Feminine Genius

Glendon was at the center of the Catholic Church’s pushback against a kind of feminism that pitted women’s public contributions against their mission in the family and culture.

By Father Raymond J. de Souza 

04 Oct 2020
s
‘Fratelli tutti’: Pope Francis calls for unity in new encyclical

Pope Francis presented his vision for overcoming the world’s growing divisions, laid bare by the coronavirus crisis, in his new encyclical Fratelli tutti, published Sunday. 

04 Oct 2020