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by Kevin J. Jones Denver, Colo., Feb 2, 2023 / 07:51 am A group of Catholic students was wrongly kicked out of the Smithsonian Air and Space Museum because museum staff reacted with hostility to their matching blue pro-life hats, their supporters say. Twelve students from Our Lady of the …

by Joe Bukuras Boston, Mass., Feb 1, 2023 / 13:31 pm Mark Houck, the pro-life father of seven who was acquitted Monday in federal court of charges of violating the Freedom of Access to Clinic Entrances Act, said he is planning to sue the FBI and other authorities following his ordeal. On …

by Joe Bukuras Philadelphia, Pa., Jan 26, 2023 / 17:45 pm On the second day of witness testimony in the trial of Mark Houck, a pro-life father of seven charged with violating the Freedom of Access to Clinic Entrances (FACE) Act, defense lawyers argued that the federal case against their …

By Jonah McKeown St. Louis, Mo., Nov 16, 2022 / 17:00 pm The U.S. Senate voted 62-37 Wednesday to pass a bill that would federally recognize same-sex marriage and provide legal protections for interracial marriages. The Respect for Marriage Act (RFMA), if ultimately signed into law by President Joe Biden, would repeal the …

By CNA Staff Hong Kong, China, May 11, 2022 / 10:08 am Cardinal Joseph Zen has been released on bail hours after he was arrested by the authorities in Hong Kong, according to media reports. The reports emerged shortly after the Vatican said that it was concerned to hear of the 90-year-old cardinal’s …

by Katie Yoder Washington D.C., Mar 23, 2022 / 14:26 pm Senators are continuing to press Supreme Court nominee Ketanji Brown Jackson on the abortion issue during her confirmation hearings with questions such as, “When does life begin, in your opinion?” Republican Sen. John Kennedy of Louisiana asked Jackson — …

by Katie Yoder Washington D.C., Mar 3, 2022 / 16:02 pm The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) submitted an amicus brief Wednesday in support of Joseph Kennedy, a Christian who lost his job as a high school football coach for refusing to stop praying at the 50-yard line …

by Katie Yoder Washington, D.C. Newsroom, Jan 13, 2022 / 14:24 pm Saying it “stands firmly” in support of legalized abortion, a Washington, D.C. restaurant has canceled a pro-life group’s booking for its annual “March for Life Breakfast.” The group, Democrats for Life of America, scheduled the event at the …

by Kevin J. Jones Denver Newsroom, Nov 18, 2021 / 20:05 pm A Christian florist who was sued after declining to create flower arrangements for a same-sex wedding ceremony and subsequently spent eight years in court will pay a small settlement and retire, rather than seek another U.S. Supreme Court …

by Kevin J. Jones Washington D.C., Nov 1, 2021 / 15:56 pm Foes of mandatory coverage of abortion in New York State insurance law will have another hearing after the U.S. Supreme Court ordered a New York state court to reconsider their decision. The law’s narrow religious exemption wrongly disqualifies …