Anti-Catholicism

A woman with a baby in a village in southern Yunnan, China, November 2018.

Ethnic villages in China’s south warned not to convert to Christianity

LIC/S News, October 2, 2020 A village in China’s south has told a faith-based rights group that they have been warned against converting to Christianity which was described as an “evil cult” in an official notice. A source told CSW: “This is not only the case in this village, but... read more

Notre Dame divided on nomination of Amy Coney Barrett to Supreme Court?

By Ellie Gardey, The College Fix, September 28, 2020 Judge Amy Coney Barrett is an alumna and a current professor at the University of Notre Dame Law School, but students, faculty members, and alumni of the university are divided over her nomination to the Supreme Court. Barrett’s... read more

Justice Department says San Francisco worship restrictions ‘draconian’

CNA Staff, Sep 28, 2020- The U.S. Department of Justice on Sept. 25 warned San Francisco officials that current restrictions on public worship in the city may be unconstitutional, drawing praise from Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone. “Catholics in San Francisco have been patiently suffering... read more

CHINA’S CATHOLICS AND THE CHURCH’S MORAL WITNESS

By Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo, First Things, September 18, 2020 The human rights situation in China has deteriorated severely under the autocratic rule of Xi Jinping, especially for religious believers. Credible reports have exposed the Chinese Communist Party’s program of forced... read more

Archbishop Cordileone: San Francisco Mass restrictions ‘mocking God’

By Nicholas Wolfram Smith, Catholic San Francisco, September 21, 2020 More than a thousand Catholics from around the Bay Area gathered Sunday morning in San Francisco for a eucharistic procession to protest the city’s restrictions on religious gatherings. Led by Archbishop Salvatore J.... read more

Undercover pro-life journalist Daleiden fights Planned Parenthood with federal defamation lawsuit

Daleiden is taking the abortion giant to task for telling the media that the undercover journalist manufactured a 'false smear campaign' by releasing videos showing evidence of Planned Parenthood's involvment in illegal harvesting and selling of aborted fetal body parts LifeSite News, September... read more

Trump pushes back on reported cancellation of Navy contracts with Catholic priests

By Jusine Coleman, The Hill, September 9, 2020 President Trump on Wednesday pushed back on the reported cancellation of Navy contracts with Catholic priests who serve as chaplains at military bases. Rear Adm. Bette Bolivar The president announced on Twitter that the Navy would not follow... read more
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Queensland passes law to jail priests for not reporting confessions of child sexual abuse

By Allyson Horn, ac.net.au ews, September , 2020A photo is taken from the back of a church showing the backs of the crowd of people who attended the service.Queensland priests are being compelled to break the seal of the confessional to protect children.(ABC News: Matthew Eaton)Share Priests in... read more

Judging by the Record

A NOTE FROM OUR PUBLISHER: It is one thing to judge someone’s heart or motivation. It is another thing entirely to take them at their word and judge their very public actions and positions. By Michael Warsaw, Sepetember 5, 2020 Former Notre Dame football coach Lou Holtz addressed the... read more

Court halts Education Department’s rule for pandemic relief money to private schools

CNA Staff, August 29, 2020- A federal judge has blocked a rule by the Department of Education for allocating pandemic relief money to private schools. U.S. District Judge James Donato in San Francisco issued a preliminary injunction against the rule Thursday. He said the Education Department... read more

El Salvador, rector of Romero seminary assassinated

Father Ricardo Antonio Cortez, Rector of Saint Óscar Arnulfo Romero major seminary in the diocese of Zacatecoluca, El Salvador, is murdered. By Vatican News, August 8, 2020 In a statement issued on Friday and transmitted via video, Bishop Elías Samuel Bolaños Avelar, announced the... read more