USAID Head to UN Secretary General: Stop Peddling Abortion as COVID-19 Relief

By Stefano Gennarini, J.D., C-Fam.org, May 18, 2020 NEW YORK, May 18 (C-Fam) The head of the U.S. Agency for International Development told the UN Secretary General to stop treating abortion as “essential” humanitarian relief during the COVID-19 pandemic. The letter is unprecedented in its... read more

Converted in College: Hillsdale Students Find Truth of Faith on Campus

How collegiate life has spurred searching in minds and hearts. By Mary Rose Short HILLSDALE, Mich. — Students at Hillsdale College pursue goodness, truth and beauty through a liberal arts curriculum. To their surprise, some find what they are seeking in the Catholic Church. This year,... read more

Vatican Decree intended to stop contagion, not prayer

In this interview, the Secretary of the Congregation for Divine Worship, Archbishop Arthur Roche, explains the new Decree regarding the celebration of Easter liturgies during the Covid-19 pandemic. Vatican News, March 26, 2020 The Congregation for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the... read more

Pope Francis Questions ‘Drastic Measures’ After Closing All Churches

Breitbart, March 13, 2020 ROME — Pope Francis has questioned the Church’s adoption of “drastic measures” in dealing with the coronavirus after the closing of the nation’s churches and the suspension of the sacraments. “In these days we are united to the sick and the families... read more

Cardinal Sarah: Nigerians killed by the Islamic State are “martyrs”

Maiduguri, Nigeria, Jan 2, 2020 / 12:00 pm (CNA).- African Church leaders have responded to the reported Dec. 26 execution of 11 Nigerian Christians by a terrorist group affiliated with the Islamic State. The priest’s comments referred to a Dec. 26 video depicting militants beheading 10... read more

Cdl Burke: Vatican’s global pact for ‘new humanism’ promotes one-world gov’t, opposes Christ’s Kingship

By Pete Baklinski LA CROSSE, Wisconsin, January 3, 2020 (LifeSiteNews) – Cardinal Raymond Burke is calling on faithful Catholics to “stand up and give witness to the truth” of Jesus Christ’s Kingship in the face of the rise of Islam as well as the Vatican’s push for a "global pact"... read more

Book explores what Bible says about being human

A recently released book explores what the Bible says about being human. "What Is Man? An Itinerary of Biblical Anthropology," is the result of five years of study by scripture scholars and theologians on the Pontifical Biblical Commission. (CNS photo/Paul Haring) Cindy Wooden, Dec. 18, 2019,... read more

Diversity Disruption

Sycamore Trust, December 12, 2019 Substituting the Gender Unicorn for Theology of the Body — diversity disruption @NotreDame. #GoCatholicNDCLICK TO TWEET Our recent reports have described a growing number of actions and events that are hostile to Church teaching on sex and gender. In this... read more

The Rise of Birth Control & the Decline of Civilization

By Steven Kessler|December 1, 2019| Traditionally, the type of men that women wanted to marry embodied all the classic standards of male achievement: educated, physically fit, able to hold down a job. But in 1960, everything changed. A watershed moment produced an oral contraceptive known as... read more

The Primacy of Jesus and the Church’s Liturgical Year

The Primacy of Jesus and the Church’s Liturgical Year By Fr. Thomas G. Weinandy, OFM, Cap., December 8, 2019 Today, even at the highest ecclesial levels, the importance of Catholic doctrine is disparaged. In particular, Jesus is reduced to one of many founders of divinely willed... read more

A troubling sign for the Vatican’s deal with China’s Communist Party

By Chad Pecknold, New York Post, December 10, 2019 Speaking before a Chinese Communist body recently, Bishop John Fang Xingyao said: “Love for the homeland must be greater than love for the Church.” That was quite a reversal from the spirit of Saint Thomas More, who declared himself “the... read more
Pope Francis meets with Bishop Gustavo Zanchetta. Credit: Vatican Media.

Zanchetta to stand trial in Argentina for sexual abuse of seminarians