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Peaceful Demonstrations Take a Stand for Right to Worship

Across the country, people of faith are fighting for fairer treatment under COVID-19 limitations. By Elisabeth Deffner, National Catholic Reporter, November 15, 2020 “We have the right to worship as we want to, and we have the right to be inside if we want to. I think we’re being... read more

West Virginia Diocese Still Awaiting Guidance From Vatican on Bransfield’s Amends

By Mike Jones, The Intelligencer, July 29, 2020 More than eight months after the amends for disgraced bishop Michael Bransfield, pictured in this file photo, were announced, Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston officials still have heard nothing from The Vatican about how to proceed. WHEELING —... read more

Bishop Joseph Strickland on the COVID-19 pandemic, resuming public Masses

“People have the impression that we priests are mere bachelors, living a simple life, doing our own thing. But we want to be with our families, which is our parish communities. It hit us hard not to be gathering with you.” By Jim Graves, Catholic World, May 15, 2020 Bishop Joseph... read more


By Wesley J. Smith, First Things, April 15, 2020 Catholic hospitals are under unremitting attack—from prestigious medical journals, media, and lawyers in courtrooms. The goal is to coerce these venerable institutions into replacing their faith-based methods of medical practice with secular... read more

The Long, Strange Road to a Catholic America

By Charles Coulombe, Crisis, Apriul 29, 2020 There is a great deal of division among Catholics across the globe today regarding the way in which the hierarchy have dealt with the pandemic. Some feel that by closing churches and forbidding the Sacraments to the faithful, those bishops who have done... read more