Catholic News

Trump Ends Relationship WHO, Which Wanted to Use Coronavirus Funds to Kill Babies in Abortions

By Steven Ertelt, LifeSite News, May 29, 2020 President Donald Trump has ended America’s relationship with the WHO, the international agency that has botched its response to the coronavirus. WHO has been accused of lying to the world about the coronavirus and it has come under fire for... read more

Anthony Fauci Calls on Christians to ‘Forestall’ Receiving Communion to Prevent Virus Spread

BY THOMAS D. WILLIAMS, PH.D., 28 May 20202,219 Dr. Anthony Fauci has urged Christians to wear masks, practice social distancing, and forego singing and receiving communion during worship services to curb the spread of the coronavirus. In an interview with the Jesuit-run America magazine... read more

‘The Love of Tradition Brings People Together’

By Francis Lee, Crisis Magazine, May 28, 220 An interview with the Reverend Canon Matthew Talarico, Director of Vocations and Provincial Superior of the Institute of Christ the King Sovereign Priest. Q: What led you to choose your priestly vocation in the Institute and your personal devotion... read more

‘Double standards’: Archbishop of Sydney upset with 10-person church limit compared to pubs’ 50

The Catholic Archdiocese of Sydney is urging worshippers to sign a petition calling on the government to allow more than 10 people at a time to attend church. SBS News, May 28, 2020 Sydney's Catholic church says people of faith are being treated differently than those wanting a drink at a... read more

Maryland county bans Eucharist in church reopening order

By Christine Rouselle, Catholic News Agency, May 27, 2020 An executive order issued Tuesday in Maryland’s Howard County outlines public health rules under which churches may reopen. The order prohibits the distribution and consumption of any food or drink as part of any religious service,... read more

Woman appointed as Catholic bishop’s delegate

By Christa Pongratz-Lippitt, The Tablet, May 18, 2020 Swiss Bishop Charles Morerod of Lausanne, Geneva and Friburg has appointed a woman theologian to succeed the present episcopal vicar. On 1 August, Marianne Pohl-Henzen will succeed the present episcopal vicar for the German part of the... read more

New Pixar kids’ film centers on gay main character coming ‘out’ to parents

One review summarizes the film: 'As he frantically tries to hide the evidence of his relationship from his mom … he quickly learns that maybe there's nothing to hide after all.' By Martin Burger, LifeSte News, May 26, 2020 Pixar featured its first homosexual main character in a new short... read more

Top EU diplomat: Coronavirus is ‘the great accelerator of history’

'The end of the American-led system and arrival of an Asian century…is now happening in front of our eyes,' said Josep Borrell, High Representative of the EU for Foreign Affairs and Vice-President of the European Commission. By Paul Smeaton, LifeSite News, May 26, 2020 BRUSSELS, May 26, 2020... read more

Coronavirus Relief Bill Hurts Catholic Schools, Leaders Charge

By Paula Katinas, The Tablet, May 26, 2020 A bill called the HEROES Act is meant to help the nation recover from the pandemic, but education advocates said it hurts non-public schools. A new $3 trillion coronavirus relief bill passed on May 15 by the House of Representatives is called the... read more

Pope Francis opens path to beatification for the founder of the Knights of Columbus

By Gerard O’Connell, America Magazine, May 27, 2020 Pope Francis opened the way to the beatification of the Venerable Michael McGivney, an American diocesan priest and founder of the Knights of Columbus, by recognizing a miracle due to his intercession. Father McGivney was one of the 12 holy... read more

Trump Calls for Reopening of Houses of Worship

Trump Says Places of Worship Are Essential Services; President calls on governors to let churches reopen, threatens to ‘override’ any who don’t By Gordon Lubold and Catherine Lucey, WSJ, May 22, 2020 WASHINGTON—President Trump called on governors to reopen the nation’s places of... read more