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Washington D.C., May 19, 2021 / 11:27 am America/Denver (CNA). The governor of Texas on Wednesday signed a ban on most abortions conducted after the detection of a fetal heartbeat. Gov. Greg Abbott (R) signed SB 8, a bill prohibiting doctors from performing abortions unless they first search for a

CNA Staff, May 18, 2021 / 05:10 am America/Denver (CNA). Pope Francis on Tuesday named an Italian-born Somascan priest as an auxiliary bishop of the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston. The pope appointed Fr. Italo Dell’Oro, C.R.S., on May 18 to the post in the archdiocese that serves more than 1.7 million Catholics in

Washington D.C., May 14, 2021 / 09:15 am America/Denver (CNA). States continued a nationwide trend of enacting pro-life laws in 2021, with the Texas legislature passing a “heartbeat” bill this week, and Montana enacting funding restrictions on abortion providers. The Texas state Senate on Thursday passed a ban on abortions

Washington D.C., May 4, 2021 / 19:00 pm America/Denver (CNA). Citizens in Lubbock, Texas voted this past weekend to declare the city a “Sanctuary City for the Unborn,” drawing praise from the diocese’s bishop. “I join with many others in the city of Lubbock, including many of our Catholic Faithful,

by Kevin J. Jones Austin, Texas, Apr 29, 2021 / 03:01 am America/Denver (CNA). A Texas legislator has again proposed extending the waiting limit on no-fault divorce, a proposal that has drawn support from the Texas Catholic Conference. The state Catholic conference told CNA April 27 that it supports the

CNA Staff, Feb 19, 2021 / 11:25 am MT (CNA).- Archbishop Jose Gomez of Los Angeles on Friday encouraged prayer and support for those affected by a major winter storm across the southern US. “I join my brother bishops in praying for all those who have died and been injured

by Jonah McKeown Denver Newsroom, Feb 18, 2021 / 12:26 am MT (CNA).- Amid a winter storm that brought freezing temperatures and widespread power outages to much of Texas, Catholics are stepping up to help their neighbors even while dealing with their own shortages of electricity and water. Unseasonably cold

by Hannah Brockhaus Vatican City, Feb 15, 2021 / 05:30 am MT (CNA).- Pope Francis on Monday named Fr. Gary W. Janak, a canon lawyer and licensed counselor, an auxiliary bishop of the Archdiocese of San Antonio, Texas. Bishop-elect Janak, 58, is vicar general and chancellor of the Diocese of

By Kevin Jones Denver Newsroom, Sep 25, 2020 / 05:07 pm MT (CNA).- A man who wielded a baseball bat on the grounds of a Catholic seminary in Texas damaged a crucifix and several doors, but caused no harm to seminary students. The seminary asked for prayers for the unknown

CNA Staff, Apr 24, 2020 / 06:00 pm MT (CNA).- The controversy over whether Texas abortion clinics must comply with coronavirus-related emergency orders to halt elective surgeries statewide has now been rendered outdated by a new executive order allowing some surgeries to take place. However, there are continued questions about