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by Edie Heipel Washington, D.C. Newsroom, Sep 24, 2022 / 06:30 am An 18-year-old woman is rapidly becoming one of the most powerful voices against transitioning children at a moment in which most politicians and media outlets lack the courage to speak out. Chloe Cole is a self-described “former trans …

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 …

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 …

By Carl Bunderson Denver Newsroom, Sep 19, 2022 / 16:36 pm The Synod on Synodality has thus far demonstrated the “joys, hopes, and wounds” shared by members of the Church in the United States, according to a report on the process issued Monday. “These consultations express a deep desire for greater …

by AC Wimmer CNA Newsroom, Sep 19, 2022 / 07:24 am As millions across the United Kingdom and the whole world today witness the final farewell for Queen Elizabeth II, the Catholic bishops of England and Wales have released statements, made comments, and issued pastoral letters about the death of …

by Charlotte Evans Birmingham, England, Sep 19, 2022 / 09:19 am In his sermon at the state funeral of Queen Elizabeth II today, the archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, praised the Christian faith and example of the late monarch. After readings from St. Paul’s Letter to the Corinthians and St. …