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by Katie Yoder Washington, D.C. Newsroom, Dec 19, 2022 / 01:00 am A pro-life novena invites the faithful to ask for the intercession of the Holy Innocents — the baby boys who are, today, recognized as the first martyrs and as pro-life patron saints. While they did not know Jesus, they …

by Joe Bukuras Boston, Mass., Nov 15, 2022 / 07:16 am The Archdiocese of Washington, D.C., announced that its annual Youth Rally and Mass for Life, which both typically take place in conjunction with the national March for Life in Washington D.C., have been canceled. “After a consultation process that …

by Edie Heipel Washington, D.C. Newsroom, Nov 12, 2022 / 09:00 am Deep in the hills of the Indre region of southern France, a community of religious sisters with Down syndrome faithfully live out their vocation of contemplative prayer. It’s the only religious community in the world that welcomes sisters …

By Carl Bunderson Topeka, Kan., Aug 1, 2022 / 14:16 pm Rosie the Riveter, apparently, doesn’t want Kansas voters to approve the Value Them Both amendment. Her iconic image representing American working women adorns a billboard along Interstate 435 in Kansas City, beside the words “VOTE NO” in large letters. …

by Edie Heipel Washington, D.C. Newsroom, Jul 28, 2022 / 14:03 pm The Biden administration proposed a new rule this week that legal experts say, if finalized, would force hospitals and doctors to perform gender-transition surgeries and abortions. The rule proposed by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) revises …

by CNA Staff Denver Newsroom, Jun 8, 2022 / 05:48 am The bishops of Colorado on Tuesday issued an open letter asking Catholic lawmakers who recently voted for a new abortion law to refrain from receiving Holy Communion. The full text of the letter is below: Open Letter to Catholic Politicians and …

by Joe Bukuras Washington, D.C. Newsroom, Jun 6, 2022 / 15:56 pm In response to a federal court decision affirming the constitutionality of Oklahoma’s death penalty protocol, Archbishop Paul Coakley of Oklahoma City on Monday called on state lawmakers to end the death penalty. “No matter the decision of the …

“Those who live among us without a permanent home, then, provide us a powerful reminder that we are people on pilgrimage, that this is not our true home,” said Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone during a homily in a Requiem Mass for the homeless on November 6, 2021. | Dennis Callahan By …

by Katie Yoder, Jonah McKeown Washington, D.C. Newsroom, May 3, 2022 / 09:00 am The U.S. Supreme Court heard a historic case on Dec. 1, 2021 that directly challenges Roe v. Wade, the 1973 ruling that legalized abortion nationwide. On May 2, 2022, a purported first draft of the decision leaked, which …

U.S. Capitol viewed through the columns of the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington, D.C. | Shutterstock by Katie Yoder Washington D.C., May 16, 2022 / 09:46 am The Supreme Court’s first “opinion issuance day” since the leak of a draft opinion suggesting justices will overturn Roe v. Wade came and …