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US Bishops Warn Federal ‘Fairness for All’ Bill Takes the Wrong Approach

By Lauretta Brown | WASHINGTON — Rep. Chris Stewart, R-Utah, and a small group of other Republicans introduced the “Fairness for All Act” (FFA) last month in an attempt to add “sexual orientation and...

The Little Sisters of the Poor Head Back to the Supreme Court

By Catholic News Agency | WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Little Sisters of the Poor will have their case heard before the Supreme Court yet again in their years-long fight against the federal...

The Methodists May Soon Split Up — Will Some Become Catholic?

By Peter Jesserer Smith | Ten years ago, Benedict XVI issued a new decree that would create three new Catholic dioceses with English Christian patrimony called personal ordinariates and they would also receive Anglican,...

Lila Rose of Live Action: ‘The Pro-Life Movement Is Growing’

By Mary Rose Short | Lila Rose was still in college, studying at UCLA, when she founded Live Action with the mission of sharing the truth about abortion and the abortion industry. She believed, and...

Discernment 101: Father Mike Schmitz Tackles Decision-Making in Light of God’s Will

By Sarah Reinhard | HOW TO MAKE GREAT DECISIONS By Father Mike Schmitz Wellspring, 2019 56 pages, $17.95 To order: amazon.com   Discernment. It’s a word that’s both Catholic and trendy, with a...

Buffalo Administrator: Catholic Charities Donations Will Not Go to Abuse Settlements

By Catholic News Agency | BUFFALO, N.Y. — The apostolic administrator of the Diocese of Buffalo said this week that despite the possibility the diocese could file for bankruptcy protection to...

Pope Francis Travel 2020: Possibly Indonesia, East Timor, and Papua New Guinea

By Catholic News Agency | VATICAN CITY — A visit from Pope Francis to Indonesia, Papua New Guinea, and East Timor may happen in September, according to an Indonesian Muslim leader who met with...

Top Ten Catholic Books Of 2019, Be Victorious In The New Year With A Spiritual Plan, And More Links!

By Tito Edwards | Top Ten Catholic Books of 2019 – The Catholic Book Blogger Edition – Pete Socks at Catholic Stand Be Victorious in the New Year With a Spiritual Plan – Fr. Ed Broom, O.M.V., at Catholic...

Planned Parenthood Targets Latinos — and the Green Bay Packers Are Paying for It

By Mary Rose Short | GREEN BAY, Wis. — In December, the Green Bay Packers Foundation announced that Planned Parenthood of Wisconsin was one of its 192 grant recipients for 2019 — triggering intense...

Chinese Bishop and Priests Evicted Over ‘Fire Safety’

By Catholic News Agency | BEIJING, China  — Chinese officials have evicted members of the clergy, including a bishop, from their homes and are closing Catholic parishes in the Diocese of Fujian....