Catholic News

Dutch Doctors Can Now Drug Dementia Patients Before Killing Them to Prevent Resistance

By Wesley J. Smith, National Review, November 21, 2020 A few years ago, Dutch doctor Marinou Arends attended to her dementia patient in a nursing home. Arends wasn’t there to treat her, but to kill her via lethal injection. To make it easier, Arends drugged her patient’s coffee, a... read more

A Second Look into the McCarrick Report

By Fr. Gerald E. Murray, November 21, 2020 The publication of the McCarrick Report [1] was a welcome step by the Holy See. It answers some questions raised by the appallingly successful ecclesiastical career of a now-defrocked cardinal, long known by many to be a sexual predator who used his... read more

The Solemnity of Christ the King

BY D.D. EMMONS On the last Sunday of the liturgical year, Catholics celebrate the Solemnity of Christ the King. A relative newcomer to the Church calendar — established in the 20th century — this feast is designed to give special recognition to the dominion Christ our Lord has over all... read more

Exiled Chinese Catholic Journalist: Chinese Believers Need Help!

Responding to Cardinal Parolin’s recent comments that appeared to downplay the existence of Christian persecution, Dalù says persecution is actually too gentle of a term for the dire current situation in China. By Bree A. Dail, November 17, 2020 A journalist, whistleblower and political... read more

The USCCB Just Showed Its Hand

By Michael Warren Davis, Crisis, November 18,2020 The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops is a bloated, corrupt organization teeming with left-wing bureaucrats who don’t have the Church’s best interests at heart. Crisis Magazine has said so on several occasions. It remains our opinion that... read more

UK police halt baptism in London church over coronavirus restrictions

CNA Staff, Nov 16, 2020 / 10:30 am MT (CNA).- Police halted a baptism in a Baptist church in London on Sunday, citing the country’s coronavirus restrictions that include bans on weddings and baptisms. The restrictions have been criticized by the Catholic bishops of England and Wales. A... read more

The ethics of Moderna’s coronavirus vaccine

Catholic News Agency Staff, November 17, 2020 While the Bishop of Tyler asserted Monday that the coronavirus vaccine being developed by Moderna “is not morally produced”, the National Catholic Bioethics Center and the Charlotte Lozier Institute have indicated it is ethical. Bishop Joseph... read more

‘We want Mass’: Catholics in France protest ban on public worship

Catholics protest coronavirus restrictions under which public Masses are banned By Courtney Mares, Catholic News Agency, November 15, 2020 Catholics in France gathered outside churches in multiple cities this weekend calling on the government to allow them to attend Mass during the national... read more

Court weighs challenge to Colorado discrimination law

By Colleen Slevin, November 17, 2020 DENVER — A Colorado web designer should not have to create wedding websites for same-sex couples under the state’s anti-discrimination law because it would amount to forced speech that violates her religious beliefs, a lawyer told an appeals court... read more

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

China’s five-year plan proposal stresses eugenics in birth policy, says expert

By Courtney Mares, Catholic News Agency, November 13, 2020 The Chinese government’s latest five-year plan proposal contains a birth policy with an emphasis on eugenics, a China scholar said this week. China, known for its decades-long one-child policy, is now looking to counter its aging... read more
Cardinal Henryk Gulbinowicz, retired archbishop of Wroclaw, Poland

‘Hard times’ ahead for Church in Poland after cardinal sanctioned by Vatican