A Knights of Columbus council wrote an open letter to Democratic Sens. Kamala Harris (Calif.) and Mazie Hirano (Hawaii) after the Senate Judiciary Committee members questioned district court nominee Brian C. Buescher in December about his affiliation with the Catholic men’s group.
A male Australian senator mockingly proclaimed himself to be a woman before parliament last week so that he, as a pro-life male, could speak against abortion.
Pope Francis, facing simultaneous clergy sexual abuse crises in several countries, on Monday wrote an unprecedented letter to all the world’s Catholics asking each of them to help uproot “this culture of death”.
Senators in Argentina voted down a bill Thursday that would have legalized abortion on demand until week 14 of a pregnancy.
The National Institutes of Health is spending roughly $700,000 on a study attempting to use churches to get Latinos to go to the park to work out.
Franciscan University posted a series of ads on Facebook Friday to promote some of its online theology programs, but it says one of them was rejected because it included the Crucifixion of Christ on the San Damiano Cross.
Cardinal Timothy Dolan, the archbishop of New York, has voiced his disappointment in the Democratic Party for slamming the door on Catholics’ pro-life views and blocking education tax credit legislation that would give middle-class and low-income families choice between Catholic and public schools.
The Roman Catholic Bishop of Springfield, Ill. reaffirmed a ban preventing Sen. Dick Durbin (D., Ill.) from receiving holy communion within the diocese following the senator’s vote against a bill to ban late-term abortions.