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Greg Hartman

by Kevin J. Jones Denver, Colo., Sep 23, 2022 / 18:56 pm When Gov. Gavin Newsom of California unveiled his plan for a billboard advertising campaign inviting women to travel to his state to have abortions, he was swiftly condemned by Catholics, who called the ads “unconscionable” and “blasphemy.” Why …

by Joe Bukuras Boston, Mass., Sep 23, 2022 / 11:00 am NBA veteran Enes Kanter Freedom has been using his platform as a professional basketball player to take direct aim at the Chinese Communist Party for its egregious human rights abuses. “People need to understand this … the Chinese Communist Party …

by Andrea Gagliarducci Rome Newsroom, Sep 23, 2022 / 05:29 am In a new letter, Benedict XVI praised the story of a woman who lived “the inner drama of being a Christian” and dedicated her life to the spiritual encounter with Christ in eucharistic adoration and other practices. The pope …

October 16 marks St. Gerard’s feast day. The patron saint over many causes, he is especially called on to intercede for children (particularly the unborn), a safe childbirth, expectant mothers, motherhood and those experiencing infertility. Thus, when Bradley and Meghan Barnes founded a ministry to support infertile couples, they named …

Does the Church believe in the possibility of coming back to life after a so-called near-death experience? Can these reported experiences be considered a glimpse of the afterlife? The Church does not have an official teaching on near-death experiences. The phenomena and their cause are in the realm of speculation; …

The first Respect Life Month after the overruling of Roe v. Wade by the case of Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health is an opportunity to consider abortion access and regulation in a post-Roe world. It presents a challenge to both think clearly about the form (and limits) of pro-life legislation …

SINSINAWA, Wis.—Sister Mary Louis “Louie” Russley, OP, died Sept. 16, 2022, at St. Elizabeth Manor, Footville, Wis. The funeral Mass was held at the Dominican motherhouse, Sinsinawa, Sept. 22, followed by burial in the Motherhouse Cemetery. Sister Mary Louis made her first profession as a Dominican Sister of Sinsinawa Aug. …

by Joe Bukuras Washington, D.C. Newsroom, Sep 21, 2022 / 13:45 pm After the pro-life pregnancy center he runs outside Buffalo was firebombed and vandalized on June 7, James Harden gave investigators video-surveillance footage of the attack, along with what he described as a “mountain of other evidence.” Now, frustrated …

by Katie Yoder Washington, D.C. Newsroom, Sep 21, 2022 / 10:30 am Republican Reps. Chris Smith of New Jersey and Cathy McMorris Rodgers of Washington introduced a bill Tuesday aimed at protecting pro-life pregnancy centers against a surge in violent attacks. “Despite dire threats and horrific attacks, the selfless volunteers …

by Zelda Caldwell, Jonah McKeown Washington, D.C. Newsroom, Sep 20, 2022 / 15:51 pm More than a day after Hurricane Fiona dumped 30 inches of rain on Puerto Rico before heading toward the islands of Turks and Caicos, a million people still do not have electricity, and 760,000 are without running …