Posted on 09/24/2021 06:42 AM ()
Pope Francis has named Archbishop Filippo Santoro of Taranto as his Special Delegate to the Memores Domini Lay Association. Archbishop Santoro will temporarily assume the governance of the association in order to safeguard its charism and preserve its unity.
Posted on 09/24/2021 06:34 AM (Crux)
On Sunday, San Marino will vote in a referendum calling for abortion to be made legal in the first 12 weeks of pregnancy.
Posted on 09/24/2021 06:28 AM (Crux)
Two women who challenged the UK government over a law that allows abortion up to birth for disabled babies have vowed to take their case to appeal after it was dismissed by the High Court.
Posted on 09/24/2021 06:21 AM ()
In a telegram, Pope Francis remembers the archbishop emeritus of Caracas, Cardinal Jorge Urosa Savino, who died late Thursday at the age of 79. The Venezuelan cardinal had been admitted to intensive care at the end of August. Cardinal Savino remained close to the suffering of the Venezuelan population to the very end, inviting political leaders to work together to peacefully resolve the political crisis wracking the country.
Posted on 09/24/2021 06:16 AM (Crux)
Former U.S. Vice President Mike Pence said Thursday that he is hopeful the new conservative majority on the Supreme Court created during his and President Donald Trump’s administration will soon overturn abortion protections in the United States.
Posted on 09/24/2021 06:09 AM (Crux)
World leaders must commit to rooting out the evil of racism, xenophobia and racial discrimination through meaningful legislation and action, said Archbishop Paul R. Gallagher, Vatican foreign minister.
Posted on 09/24/2021 06:03 AM (Crux)
Retired Catholic Bishop John McCormack, who faced criticism for his role in Boston’s clergy sex abuse scandal and led New Hampshire’s diocese during its own reckoning, has died.
Posted on 09/24/2021 05:58 AM (Crux)
Churches fears that an eventual legal settlement protecting the Boy Scouts of America from future sex-abuse lawsuits could leave many churches unprotected.
Posted on 09/24/2021 05:45 AM (Crux)
Guam’s government is appealing a judge’s ruling that removed a barrier to women in the U.S. territory accessing telemedicine abortions.
Posted on 09/24/2021 05:39 AM (Crux)
A Northern California man has pleaded no contest to voluntary manslaughter charges in the 2016 drowning of his 4-year-old daughter in the baptismal pool of a Catholic church, authorities said.