Texas Abortion Clinics Ordered to Stop Killing Babies: Abortions are Not “Medically Necessary”

By Steven Ertelt, LifeNews, March 23, 2020 A Texas pro-life group says it has become the second state to order abortion businesses to stop killing unborn babies in abortions. Several states have issued orders requiring that all non-essential and elective surgeries be stopped. The state of... read more
Santiago Abascal, Vox leader

Spain Found Its Voice. Will We?

By Jane Clark Schaal, Crisis, February 7, 2020 Over in Spain, the Vox (“Voice”) party is standing up for parents’ rights in education. Vox is promoting a policy that allows parents to opt their children out of “talks, workshops or activities with an ideological or moral leaning against... read more

The Supreme Court Is Poised to Deliver a Victory to School Choice Advocates

By Mark Movsesian, Public Discourse, February 4, 2020, The US Supreme Court seems likely to rule in a way school-choice advocates will welcome. The Court will likely overrule the Montana court and hold a ban on scholarships for students at religiously affiliated schools unconstitutional—an... read more
Traditional Chinese funeral

China bans Christian funerals as new rules take effect

Regulations aim to end bad customs and establish scientific, civilized and economical funerals By UCA News reporter, February 3, 2020 Christian funerals have been banned in some areas of China as the communist government begins to enforce a set of repressive regulations on religious... read more
Attorney General Dana Nessel of Michigan (left) with her "wife."

Michigan attorney general using secretive ‘hate crime unit’ to harass pro-marriage group

Damning evidence exists of Attorney General Dana Nessel's hostility toward traditional marriage. LifeSite News, January 17, 2020 Watching, listening, tracking, and compiling secret dossiers on dissidents until they are finally accused and prosecuted — these are the police-state tactics... read more


by George Weigel, First Things, January 15, 2020 I first met Pope Emeritus Benedict in June 1988; over the next three decades, I’ve enjoyed many lengthy conversations and interviews with him, including a bracing discussion covering many topics last October 19. I first met Pope Francis in... read more
A cartoon depicting Catholic bishops as crocodiles eager to gobble up American schoolchildren (Harper's Weekly, September 30, 1871.

The Court Case That Could Finally Take Down Antiquated Anti-Catholic Laws

Thirty-seven states still have Blaine Amendments on the books. The Supreme Court now has a chance to get rid of them for good. By Nick Sibilla, The Atlantic, January 12, 2020 Later this month, the U.S. Supreme Court will hear one of the most significant education cases in decades: Espinoza... read more

The silly smear of Bill Barr as an agent of a ‘Catholic cult’

By Sohrab Ahmari, New York Post, January 13, 2020 Bill Barr is plugged into, and gets his marching ­orders from, a network of reactionary Catholics, whose tentacles reach into the highest echelons of power. At the center is a sinister, secretive organization with a Latin name: Opus Dei, “the... read more

Pro-Life Amicus Brief Reveals the Mendacity of the Pro-Choice Movement

By John Hirschauer, National Review, January 10, 2020 More than 200 members of Congress signed an amicus brief last week in support of the defendant in June Medical Services LLC. v. Gee, the hotly watched upcoming Supreme Court case. The plaintiffs are challenging the constitutionality of a... read more

Abortion activists storm office of pro-life House Democrat

Rep. Daniel Lipinski is under fire in his Illinois district for joining Republicans in supporting a Louisiana pro-life law. By Doug Mainwaring, LifeSite News, January 8, 2020 One of last remaining pro-life Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives is under fire for joining more than 200... read more

CNN Settles Lawsuit Brought by Covington Catholic Student Nicholas Sandmann

By Jack Crowe, National review, January 7, 2020 CNN agreed on Tuesday to settle a lawsuit brought by Covington Catholic High School student Nicholas Sandmann. Roger J. Foys, the bishop of Covington, celebrated the report as a vindication of the students. “Our students were placed in a... read more

Nutcracker Not-So-Sweet

Author with Fulani men in Nigeria.

The New War Against Africa’s Christians